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What Changed

The 1-Series coupe and convertible receive minor updates for 2012. The most noticeable changes are to the headlights and taillights, which incorporate LED styling elements in their new design.

Comparison to Prior Model

2012 BMW 1-Series Convertible 2011 BMW 1-Series Convertible
2012 BMW 1-Series Convertible 2011 BMW 1-Series Convertible
Price Range ($) $36,900 - $46,000 $34,500 - $42,225
Length (in) 172.2 172.2
Wheelbase (in) 104.7 104.7
Width (in) 68.8 68.8
Height (in) 55.6 55.6
Track (in) 58.0 58.0
Exterior Volume (cu. ft.) 321.4 321.4
Curb Weight (lbs.) 3494-3704 3494-3704
Legroom Total (in.) 72.5 72.5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 78.0 78.0
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 8.0 8.0
Driven Wheels
  • RWD
  • RWD
Engines
  • 3.0l I6 (230-bhp)
  • 3.0l I6 T (300-bhp)
  • 3.0l I6 (230-bhp)
  • 3.0l I6 T (300-bhp)
Transmissions A6, M6, SM7 A6, M6, SM7
City MPG 18-19 18-19
Highway MPG 25-28 25-28
Combined MPG 21-23 21-23
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