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BMW 1-Series Coupe Cabriolet

The BMW 1-Series Coupe Cabriolet are classed as small family cars which are produced by the German automobile manufacturing company BMW. The Coupe Cabriolet versions have been in production since 2007 and still uses the first generation 1-series design despite the hatchback now being in its second generation design. These cars are great fun to drive, have some good engines and have a great driving position. They also have good handling, great performance and are quite reliable. They do lack space in the rear and can be rather expensive to buy. The ride quality is great and the safety features are of the excellent BMW standard. Does this sound like your experience of the 1-series Coupe Cabriolet?

BMW 1-Series Coupe Cabriolet History

The BMW 1-Series Coupe Cabriolet versions were introduced in 2007 and then were released for the North American market in 2008, the following year. These versions were released 3 years after the hatchback version in 2004, and these cars share 60% of their components with the BMW 3-series. In 2011 these cars received a facelift which meant that it had a few exterior changes such as the lights and bumpers and also some minor interior alterations. This is the current version on the market.

Model Types

Sport ES Exclusive Edition M Sport SE Sport Plus Edition

Fuel Economy

The BMW 1-Series Coupe Cabriolet is available in the following engines: 2.0, 2.5 or 3.0L petrol and 1.8, 2.0 or 2.3L diesel engines. The 1.8L diesel is the best engine in terms of fuel economy, offering around 62mpg which is really good. Which engine do you have and how does it perform economically? The age, fuel type and engine size are determining factors when considering fuel economy.


The BMW 1-Series Coupe Cabriolet is available with 6 speed manual and 6 or 7 speed automatic gearboxes. Which gearbox do you have and how do you rate its performance? Check out our BMW gearbox section if you want to begin your search for your 1-Series Coupe Cabriolet gearbox parts.


We can help you find the parts you are looking for here at Breakeryard. Our vast network of UK Breakers has parts available for all makes and models at very low prices. You can either enter your vehicle details in our part finder or visit the 1-Series Coupe Cabriolet parts page to locate those exact needed parts.