Cupra Leon vs BMW 1 Series Comparison

    Cupra Leon

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    BMW 1 Series

    2024 Cupra
    Leon
    vs
    2024 BMW
    1 Series
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the small category, between scores of 7.4 and 8.6.
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    8.3
    NA
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    Based on the Cupra Leon VZx
    Based on the BMW 1 Series
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    City drivingCity driving
    FunFun
    Fuel Efficiency
    40L - 50L
    72 to 340 km
    42L
    248 to 315 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $48,490 - $65,790
    $49,900 - $76,600
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    CarExpert's Take

    Jack Quick
    Assistant Production Editor
    Jack Quick drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Exhilarating, yet refined driving experience
    • Direct steering and fantastic steering wheel
    • Feels special inside and out
    Misses
    • Infotainment system interface isn't user-friendly
    • Sunroof blind a tad too transparent
    • Booming tyre and road noise
    NA

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Metallic Paint Premium (+$490)
    • Power Sunroof (+$1,850)
    NA

    Colours Available

    The 2023 Cupra Leon is available in the following exterior paint finishes, depending on the trim level.

    • Nevada White metallic
    • Magnetic Tech metallic
    • Midnight Black metallic
    • Asphalt Blue metallic
    • Urban Silver metallic
    • Desire Red premium metallic
    • Graphene Grey premium metallic
    • Petrol Blue matte
    • Magnetic Tech matte

    Premium metallic paint finishes comprise Desire Red and Graphene Grey, and are a $475 option across the range. Desire Red isn’t available on the VZx.

    Exclusive to the VZx is the option of matte paint ($2300), available in either Petrol Blue or Magnetic Tech.

    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.

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJTURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    1395 - 19841499 - 1998
    Size (L)
    2.0L, 1.4L1.5L, 2.0L
    Induction
    TURBO 4TURBO 3, TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1612 - 16
    Power
    110kW - 221kW103kW - 225kW
    Power RPM
    5000 - 60004200 - 5000
    Torque
    250Nm - 400Nm220Nm - 450Nm
    Torque RPM
    1500 - 20001480 - 1800
    Bore Stroke
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    Compression Ratio
    9.3 - 109.5 - 11

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