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2013 BMW 1 Series
128i Convertible RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$16,093
52 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
5 GOOD deals

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2011 BMW 1M
RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$46,135
8 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2013 BMW 1 Series
128i Convertible RWD
Patricia Mayo Preview:

BMW's least-expensive series gets a new sporty performer for 2013, dubbed the 135is, without another change for the rest of this compact coupe and convertible lineup of now 3 trims. Fo...

2011 BMW 1M
RWD

Criticize the 1 Series BMW all you like, but without it we’d never have gotten the 1M. Of course the 1M has its own list of detractors who will scoff at this parts-bin Bimmer—an M in n...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2013 BMW 1 Series
128i Convertible RWD
15
writes:
cool and sexy
Looks/Style Ranked 2013 Audi S4 better.
"bad to the bone"
Back Seats Ranked 2013 Audi S4 better.
"just more room"
10
writes:
Only right about the drive looking forward to driving and maybe buying to add to my collection.
2011 BMW 1M
RWD
25
2011 BMW 1M RWDReview:

Impressed — The 1M is an all around great vehicle. BMW always comes through on handling, luxury, and a great dri...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

30
2011 BMW 1M RWDReview:

Awesome Ride — This car handles like it is on rails with plenty of power at all times. I like it better than the 20...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

5
writes:
Value Ranked 2011 Porsche Cayman Base better.
"none"
Would Buy Ranked 2011 Porsche Cayman Base worse.
"collector vehicle"

Specs

2013 BMW 1 Series
128i Convertible RWD
2011 BMW 1M
RWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
19 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
28 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
230 hp @ 6,500 RPM
230 hp @ 6,500 RPM
335 hp @ 5,900 RPM
Torque
200 lb-ft @ 2,750 RPM
200 lb-ft @ 2,750 RPM
332 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.7:1
10.7:1
10.2:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
3,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.35 in x 3.46 in
3.35 in x 3.46 in
3.31 in x 3.53 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 41.5 in
Back Legroom 31.3 in 32.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 8 cu ft 10 cu ft
Exterior
Length 172.2 in 172.4 in
Width 75.6 in 76.1 in
Height 56.6 in 55.9 in
Wheelbase 104.7 in 104.7 in

Available Options

2013 BMW 1 Series
128i Convertible RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • BLUE WATER METALLIC
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Blue Water Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Cashmere Silver Metallic
  • Deep Sea Blue Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Le Mans Blue Metallic
  • Mineral Grey Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Space Gray Metallic
  • Titanium Silver Metallic
  • Vermilion Red Metallic

Option Packages

  • Fine-Wood Trim 'Fineline' Stream
  • LIGHT BURL WALNUT TRIM
  • 8-Way PWR Front Bucket Seats
  • Anthracite Wood Trim
  • BMW Assist W/Bluetooth Wireless Technology
  • Cold Weather PKG
  • Glacier Silver Aluminum Trim
  • Harman Kardon Surround Sound System
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Light Burl Walnut Trim
  • Lighting PKG
  • Limited Edition PKG
  • M Sport PKG
  • Premium PKG
  • Technology PKG
  • Black, Boston Leather Seat Trim
  • Coral Red, Boston Leather Seat Trim
  • Oyster, Boston Leather Seat Trim
  • Savanna Beige, Boston Leather Seat Trim
  • TERRACOTTA, BOSTON LEATHER SEAT TRIM
  • Taupe, Boston Leather Seat Trim
2011 BMW 1M
RWD

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