The BMW 1 Series turns open roads into exciting concert venues. Subwoofers form the basis of the exceptional sound while the HiFi loudspeaker system enhances this sound with eight speakers. And for the ultimate sound experiences choose the optional Harman Kardon Surround Sound System with additional high-end technology. Using the AUX port, you can connect external devices such as MP3 players to all HiFi systems. Three BMW radios, a CD changer and an MD player complete the entertainment options.
How do you navigate through a library of 10,000 songs? Thanks to the optional USB/audio connection in the BMW 1 Series, you can integrate your entire music library into the vehicle on-board system. Audio files, menus and folder structures of most standard MP3 players, USB sticks, iPods and mobile phones are displayed on the screen of the BMW navigation system or the BMW Professional radio. The device can be controlled using the keys on the multifunction steering wheel, the iDrive Controller or the BMW Professional radio controls. A protective pocket for digital devices is integrated in the armrest.
The optional climate control system (standard in the BMW 130i and 123d) creates a pleasant cabin temperature whatever the season. And for even more cabin comfort, the optional automatic climate control system with Automatic Air Recirculation includes microfilters, condensation and sunlight sensors and a fast-heating feature, to quickly create a comfortable cabin temperature and to keep it constant. The driver and front-seat passenger can select their preferred temperature individually.
Combining outstanding materials with excellent craftsmanship: the standard seats for the driver and front passenger in the BMW 1 Series offer manual seat height adjustment (electric seat adjustment is optional) and can be effortlessly adjusted to suit practically any seating position. And if you require sporting style, the optional Sport seats provide optimum lateral support, thanks to highly contoured seat sides. Seat height, backrest angle, seat angle, forward/backward position and thigh support for driver and front passenger are all electrically adjustable, ensuring the Sport seats deliver ideal individual support.
With its compact form (369 mm diameter) the optional Sport leather steering wheel, comprising a shift lever knob with chrome trim and handbrake lever handle in leather, provides precise control and a comfortable grip. If desired, the steering wheel can also be fitted with multifunction controls which operate the radio, CD player and optional telephone, plus two programmable keys. And for those cold, winter mornings, the optional steering wheel heating quickly warms up the steering wheel rim at the touch of a button.
The optional lights package ensures that the front of the cabin is automatically illuminated for 20 seconds once you unlock the doors, giving you the time to take your seat comfortably. As soon as a door is opened, footwell lights are activated to optimally guide passengers to their seats. The lights package also includes reading lights situated in the front and rear of the vehicle and two lit make-up mirrors.
Everything has its place, especially in the BMW 1 Series. The optional storage package comprises nets for passengers on the front-seat backrests and additional storage above the instrument panel. The two fold-down fastening points and straps on the luggage compartment floor ensure even bulky items can be transported with ease. A cupholder in the central console, a 12-volt power outlet and a roof handle on the driver's side complete the package.
Meticulously selected trims and upholsteries are in perfect keeping with the athletic character of the BMW 1 Series. The upholstery is carefully crafted of the finest materials. The optional cloth/leather upholstery Pearlpoint lends a particularly sporty feel. New interior trims, such as Silver, Satin Silver matt, Cashmere Silver, Brushed Aluminium with accent line and light Burr Walnut, as well as the Poplar Grain Grey and Black high-gloss (shown here), further emphasise the BMW 1 Series' sporty credentials.
BMW provides innovative safety solutions for its youngest passengers with the BMW Junior Seat I - II. The child seat specially designed for vehicles with the ISOFIX mounting system consists of a height-adjustable and inclinable seat as well as a seat hook. The seat is suitable for children who weigh 9 to 18 kg (seatbelts are used to secure children weighing 18 to 26 kg) and is available in the following designs: grey/blue and Formula 1.