Kia Cerato vs BMW 1 Series Comparison

    Kia Cerato

    BMW 1 Series

    2024 Kia
    Cerato
    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.
    0.0
    7.5
    8.0
    0.0
    Based on the Kia Cerato S SAFETY PACK
    Based on the BMW 1 Series 28ti
    Best suitable for...
    City drivingCity driving
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    LuxuryLuxury
    Fuel Efficiency
    50L
    340 to 370 km
    42L
    248 to 315 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    7 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $26,590 - $36,390
    $49,900 - $76,600
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    CarExpert's Take

    Mike Costello
    Senior Contributor
    Mike Costello drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Seven-year warranty
    • Ample metal for the money
    • Unexpectedly agile handling adds some interest
    Misses
    • Tyre roar evident on highways
    • Four-star ANCAP rating unless fitted with option pack
    • Smaller touchscreen than other grades
    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

    • Premium Paint (+$520)
    NA

    Colours Available

    The Cerato range is available in nine finishes:

    • Clear White
    • Snow White Pearl*
    • Mineral Blue*
    • Silky Silver*
    • Horizon Blue*
    • Steel Grey*
    • Runway Red*
    • Platinum Graphite*
    • Aurora Black*

    *Premium paint adds $520

    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
    MULTI POINT F/INJ, TUR GASOLINE DIR INJTURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    1591 - 19991499 - 1998
    Size (L)
    2.0L, 1.6L1.5L, 2.0L
    Induction
    INLINE 4, TURBO 4TURBO 3, TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, DUAL OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1612 - 16
    Power
    112kW - 150kW103kW - 225kW
    Power RPM
    6000 - 62004200 - 5000
    Torque
    192Nm - 265Nm220Nm - 450Nm
    Torque RPM
    1500 - 40001480 - 1800
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10 - 10.39.5 - 11

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