Are Bmw 1 series cheap to run Watch

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Are bmw cheap to run , what are the average car cost. Would it be expensive for 21 year old?
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If you've to ask chances are you can't afford it.
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In plain terms, all cars are expensive to run these days. Although, some more than others.
You can arm yourself with some information by getting yourself some insurance quotes and researching how much it'll cost you at the pumps every 500 miles.
Servicing bills are likely to be higher than the typical hatchbacks on the basis that BMW parts are more expensive. That said, if you do your own servicing you can cut costs a little here.
On the other hand, because it's a BMW it'll likely hold it's value a little better against other options from, say, vauxhall or renault.

Beyond that, why not peruse autotrader and see if you are able to pick something up within budget?

Lastly, I was always taught if you want something badly enough you'll work hard until you get it.
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(Original post by markread45)
Are bmw cheap to run , what are the average car cost. Would it be expensive for 21 year old?
This has to be a joke question? Right? Of course a BMW is expensive to run, expsenvie to insure, expensive for fuel, expensive for parts, if anything goes wrong....
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This has to be a joke question? Right? Of course a BMW is expensive to run, expsenvie to insure, expensive for fuel, expensive for parts, if anything goes wrong....
They are cheaper to finance than an equivelent vauxhall, though.
Most people aren't aware of that.
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i don't know anything until i get some figures pls.

I got £6000 for the car insurance is £1500 and running cost for one year.
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This has to be a joke question? Right? Of course a BMW is expensive to run, expsenvie to insure, expensive for fuel, expensive for parts, if anything goes wrong....
Bit of a stupid thing to say. MPG is MPG, some of the diesel 1-series have pretty damn good MPG, and the petrol engines aren't bad. As for them being more expensive to insure, no they're not, it's cheaper for me to insure a BMW 335i, the top of the range petrol BMW 3-series than it is for me to insure some models of the Corsa.
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i don't know anything i get some figures pls.
Do you currently drive? It'd be easier to compare costs to what you currently experience than otherwise.
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Buying my first car prefer bmw 1 series
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1 Series is a truly awful drive, had a go in one before I got the S2k and for something RWD it is truly abysmal. The steering is wooly and vague and the car is massively underpowered in most forms.

It is not really a BMW...

For the money, I would get a Mini or Focus which are far superior to drive. Or an S2000, but insurance would kill you or you won't get insured at all as a first time buyer, lol!

Or better yet, you could get a nearly new Toyota Aygo with group 1 insurance for the money and they are a hoot to drive and mega reliable, good mpg and well built.
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mini for girls, toyota for old people. Bmw series is a classycar
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mini for girls, toyota for old people. Bmw series is a classycar
If you want a decent BMW get a 3 series.
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Well if it's a 1 series and nothing else will do, the cost is immaterial, then!
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I want a car which will look sexy
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I want a car which will look sexy
Then stay away from a 1-series!

In all seriousness, they're more expensive to run than an equivalent sized hatchback, but if it's the car you want, then work out if you can afford it and go for it. There's nothing wrong with paying more for something to get what you want, rather than the cheapest option.
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mini for girls, toyota for old people. Bmw series is a classycar
So your saying old people drive this?...s]




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mini for girls, toyota for old people. Bmw series is a classycar
Its also for people who think they're better than everyone else and have no idea what the indicator stalk does.

Anyway, if your asking whether a BMW 1 series is cheap to run then you're looking at the wrong car. Insurance probably isn't cheap, servicing and other maintenance costs again probably not cheap and fuel economy is only good if you go for the diesel options.
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mini for girls, toyota for old people. Bmw series is a classycar
I'm 19 and drive a Toyota. It's the tits. :mad:
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mini for girls, toyota for old people. Bmw series is a classycar
The bottom of the range, smallest, cheapest, nastiest BMW is a classy car? It's a joke and other BMW drivers laugh at your poverty spec car. Have fun with that.
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You basically answered your own question when you said "BMW".
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