BMW 1 Series Lease

Sporty and stylish, the BMW 1 Series is ideal for drivers looking for a compact car brimming with features such as heated seats, alloy wheels as standard and parking and reversing assistance. With our BMW 1 Series car lease deals, you’ll be driving away in this brand new, premium petrol or diesel hatchback in no time.

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BMW 1 Series SE

6 engine choices available

From £230.09 Per Month

Initial Rental: £2,761.08 inc VAT
Engine
Fuel
Economy
Drive
CO2
0-62
Initial Rental
Monthly Cost
Petrol
47.9
M
0
8.9
£2,761.08
Petrol
47.9
A
0
8.8
£2,899.20
Diesel
60.1
M
100
10.3
£2,988.48
Diesel
57.6
M
108
8.5
£3,109.08
Diesel
58.9
A
100
10.1
£3,126.48

BMW 1 Series Sport

8 engine choices available

From £233.20 Per Month

Initial Rental: £2,798.40 inc VAT
Engine
Fuel
Economy
Drive
CO2
0-62
Initial Rental
Monthly Cost
Petrol
46.3
M
0
8.9
£2,798.40
Diesel
58.9
M
100
10.3
£3,016.20
Diesel
56.5
M
108
8.5
£3,135.84
Diesel
57.6
A
100
10.1
£3,154.20

BMW 1 Series M Sport

32 engine choices available

From £240.83 Per Month

Initial Rental: £2,889.96 inc VAT
Engine
Fuel
Economy
Drive
CO2
0-62
Initial Rental
Monthly Cost
Diesel
51.4
A
109
8.4
£3,019.56
Diesel
55.4
M
100
10.3
£3,167.28

BMW 1 Series 128ti

4 engine choices available

From £289.43 Per Month

Initial Rental: £3,473.16 inc VAT
Engine
Fuel
Economy
Drive
CO2
0-62
Initial Rental
Monthly Cost
Petrol
38.2
A
0
6.1
£3,473.16

BMW 1 Series M135i

3 engine choices available

From £315.48 Per Month

Initial Rental: £3,785.76 inc VAT
Engine
Fuel
Economy
Drive
CO2
0-62
Initial Rental
Monthly Cost
Petrol
38.2
A
154
4.8
£3,785.76

Leasing a BMW 1 Series

Background to the BMW 1 Series

Now in its third generation, the BMW 1 Series has won praise for combining sleek design and luxury amenities in a compact package. The smallest in the BMW family, the 5-door 1 Series still lives up to the iconic brand’s reputation for performance, style and efficiency. The big change in the latest model is switching the rear wheel drive to front-wheel which frees up plenty of space to create a big 380-litre boot.

BMW 1 Series Engines and Performance

Under the bonnet, there’s the choice of petrol and diesel fuel types for the three-cylinder engine, with a manual or automatic gearbox. Front wheel drive is standard but the xDrive models offer all-wheel drive. The entry-level SE model will take you from 0-62 mph in just 8.5 seconds but if you’re looking for some extra grunt, the top-of-the-range M model will get you there in 4.8 seconds. CO2 emissions are 140-135 g/km while fuel consumption is 45.6-47.9 mpg.

BMW 1 Series Trim Levels

The entry-level SE model comes with 16-inch alloy wheels as standard, as well as a stylish front kidney grille and LED lights. The Sport model has upgraded light alloy wheels and sports seats in the front while the M Sport has an aerodynamic exterior and leather upholstery. The M model is the top of the range choice.

BMW 1 Series Safety and Infotainment Features

The dashboard’s 7-inch infotainment screen can be controlled by touch or gesture, and includes a built-in sat nav and real-time traffic updates. Some systems can even be controlled using BMW’s voice-activated personal assistant which can turn on the car heating if you’re cold. Extra safety feature options are available to purchase including active cruise control with “stop and go” function, high beam assistant and a parking assistant. Tech pack 1 includes features like high-beam assistant, head-up display and enhanced Bluetooth.

BMW 1 Series Servicing and Warranty

LeaseFetcher’s cars are all brand new, so you’ll be covered for the first three years of ownership and offered access to BMW Emergency Service. Visit BMW's website for more details about servicing and manufacturer warranty. 

Related Models from other Manufacturers

If you’re looking for more options within the compact premium car range, you can also check out an Audi A3 lease or our Mercedes-Benz A Class lease deals.


Finding a BMW 1 Series Lease Deal with LeaseFetcher

LeaseFetcher does all the hard work compiling the very best in personal leasing and business car leasing deals so you don’t have to. Working with accredited brokers, we take the hassle out of finding a lease car by allowing you to search and compare models and manufacturers across the UK. Whether you’re in England, Scotland or Wales, you’ll be able to browse through a range of different car lease deals based on your personal preferences and filters.


Frequently Asked Questions

How much is it to lease a BMW 1 Series?

The price you pay to lease a BMW 1 Series depends on a range of factors. When you lease a car, you have to pay an upfront initial payment, followed by monthly payments for the period of your contract. The trim, estimated mileage and choice of engine will all impact how much your payments are.

Is it better to buy or lease a BMW 1 Series?

BMW is a prestigious brand so new BMWs come at a premium price. The big advantage of leasing over buying, is you don’t have to splash a lot of cash on a new set of wheels. You have all the convenience of a car, without the hassle of owning it. What’s more, you can claim back VAT on your motoring expenses and, if it’s a business lease, you can claim back 50% of the VAT you pay.

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