BMW 1 Series vs BYD Seal Comparison

    BMW 1 Series

    BYD Seal

    2024 BMW
    1 Series
    vs
    2024 BYD
    Seal

    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the small category, between scores of 7.4 and 8.6.
    0.0
    8.0
    8.6
    0.0
    Based on the BMW 1 Series 28ti
    Based on the BYD Seal
    Best suitable for...
    City drivingCity driving
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    LuxuryLuxury
    Fuel Efficiency
    42L
    248 to 315 km
    NA
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty

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    MSRP
    $49,900 - $76,600
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    CarExpert's Take

    NA
    Anthony Crawford
    Senior Road Tester
    Anthony Crawford drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Handsome Porsche-esque design
    • Fast with solid road manners, body control
    • Outstanding bang for buck
    Misses
    • It's not the ride/handling benchmark
    • Some ADAS systems are over zealous
    • Boot space falls short of rivals

    Colours Available

    The BMW 1 Series is available in the following exterior paint colours:

    • Alpine White
    • Black Sapphire (+$1308)
    • Melbourne Red (+$1308)
    • M Misano Blue (+$1308)
    • Skyscraper Grey (+$1308)
    • Storm Bay metallic (+$2000)
    • Frozen Pure Grey metallic (+$3846)

    The 118i Sport is only available in solid black paint.

    The BYD Seal is available in the following exterior colours:

    • Arctic Blue
    • Atlantis Grey
    • Aurora White
    • Cosmos Black
    • Shark Grey

    Aurora White is a no-cost option, with the other finishes costing $1500 or $2000 in the case of Shark Grey, which is available only on the Performance.

    Interior colours are either Ocean Blue or Thaumas Black.

    The Ocean Blue interior costs an extra $1500.

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJ-
    Size (cc)
    1499 - 1998-
    Size (L)
    1.5L, 2.0L-
    Induction
    TURBO 3, TURBO 4-
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM-
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    12 - 16-
    Power
    103kW - 225kW-
    Power RPM
    4200 - 5000-
    Torque
    220Nm - 450Nm-
    Torque RPM
    1480 - 1800-
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    9.5 - 11-

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