BMW M135i Specs & Dimensions

Technical data

External dimensions

BMW M135i dimensions diagram 4,324 mm 1,799 mm 1,434 mm
Values shown are maximum dimensions
Number of doors
Turning circle
10.9 - 11.4 m
2.67 - 2.69 m

Internal dimensions

Number of seats
Boot (seats up)
360 - 380 L
Boot (seats down)
1,200 L

Transmission and fuel


Trims and engines


Photo is for illustrative purposes

M135i M135i

RRP £41,880

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The M135i is the hyper-hot version of the BMW 1 Series hatchback. It has 18-inch wheels and lots of exclusive M features, like a rear spoiler, sports seats, improved braking, sports steering, sports suspension and exterior highlights. It has a 10.3-inch infotainment screen with Apple CarPlay.

M135i standard equipment

  • On board computer
  • Electric power steering
  • Lane departure warning system
  • Personal Profile
  • BMW Teleservices
  • Attentiveness assist
  • Active guard plus
  • Optimum shift indicator
  • Oil sensor for level and grade
  • Check Control warning system for monitoring of lights and door/luggage compartment open warning
  • Eco pro mode
  • Pull away assistant
  • Integrated owners handbook
  • BMW ConnectedDrive online services
  • Cruise control with speed limiter
  • Gearshift time display in manual mode
  • Rigidly mounted rear subframe - Multi link construction with separate spring / damper configuration and excellent driving characteristics
  • Energy efficient operating strategy
  • Front axle single joint with specific axle kinematics to minimise drive influences on steering + provide increased rigidity agile driving behaviour
  • Sporty fast gear shifting in sport mode
  • M Sports steering with M135i xDrive specific settings
  • Speed limit Info including no-overtaking indicator
  • Electro hydraulically controlled multi-plate clutch transfers drive to rear axle and with power take-off device located on the front differential.
  • Height adjustable front head restraints
  • 3 rear seat head restraints
  • Anthracite headlining
  • Manual adjust steering wheel
  • Glove compartment
  • Front armrest
  • Multi-function controls for steering wheel
  • Folding rear clothes hook
  • Storage compartment in luggage compartment
  • Storage compartment in centre console
  • 3 seat bench in 2nd row
  • Front and rear door pockets with bottle holders
  • Conditioned based service
  • Velour floor mats
  • Driver and front passenger seat heating
  • Four grab handles integrated in roof lining
  • Front and rear side armrest integrated into door trim
  • Driver and front passenger backrest net on rear
  • Two zone automatic air conditioning
  • Child seat ISOFIX attachment for two outer rear seats and front passenger seat with anchorage points
  • Driver side folding compartment in instrument panel
  • Sun visors with vanity mirrors and insert tab
  • 12V power socket in front centre console with blanking plug
  • Type C two USB ports in rear centre console
  • Stowage of the parcel shelf in luggage compartment trim
  • 3 spoke sports leather steering wheel with black leather and stitching, pearl chrome decorative finish, specific M Badge
  • Two front centre console cupholders
  • Front M sports seats
  • Single front passenger seat
  • Luggage compartment for bag hooks on left and right, foldable luggage compartment liner and four lashing eyelets
  • Cargo function on 2nd seat row
  • Black boot net with lashing eyes
  • Locking wheel bolts
  • Central locking switch for all doors, fuel filler cap and luggage compartment
  • Thatcham Cat.1 alarm and immobiliser
  • Deadlocking function system to all doors
  • Remote control with integrated key with High-gloss Black inlay and M designation and 1 button for open/ close lock, window, open luggage compartment
  • Drive away locking system on all doors and luggage compartment with de-activated in iDrive settings
  • Wheel slip limitation close to the actuator (ARB)
  • Start/stop button illuminated in centre console with keyless engine start and auto start stop deactivation button
  • Side impact protection
  • Seatbelt warning
  • Cornering brake control
  • Warning triangle and first aid kit
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • Dynamic Traction Control - DTC
  • BMW emergency call
  • Brake drying
  • Front and rear disc brakes
  • 2 tone horn
  • Driver and front passenger seat belt security check
  • Anti lock braking system (ABS) with brake assist
  • Braking readiness
  • 3 point seatbelts on all seats, front pyrotechnic belt tensioners, stopper and belt force limiters, rear coded belt buckles
  • M Sport seatbelts
  • Child proof locking system in rear door
  • Dynamic stability control + (DSC+)
  • Airbags - Front driver/passenger, front and rear curtain head protection, front side, manual deactivation of front passenger airbag
  • City braking function
  • Crash sensor activating of airbags,Unlocking doors,hazard warning lights,fuel cut off,interior lighting+activation of safety battery terminal clamp
  • Integrated torsen mechanical limited slip differential on front axle
  • M Sport brakes with blue calipers
  • Electrically operated hand brake including automatic hold function
  • Comfort modes
  • Body colour door handles
  • High level third brake light
  • Automatic dimming rear view mirror
  • Follow me home headlights
  • Automatic headlight beam throw control
  • Welcome lighting
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Cerium grey exterior mirror caps
  • Shark fin antenna
  • Visible VIN plate
  • Rear fog lights
  • Front and rear bumper system with replaceable deformation elements
  • Rear window wiper
  • Lightweight engineering
  • Green tinted heat protection glazing
  • Front and rear electric windows with open and close fingertip control, anti trap facility and comfort closing
  • Direction indicator side lights in exterior mirrors
  • Nearside reverse light in rear light cluster
  • M logo designation side in cerium grey
  • Body colour roof trims
  • Fading support
  • Matt black air guide grilles
  • Front door sill finishers with M135i designation
  • Kidney grille frame in Cerium Grey with Mesh design
  • High gloss shadowline window frame, Recess cover mirror frames and B/C pillar embelisher trim
  • LED eyebrow turn indicators
  • Preparation for high beam assistant
  • M Performance exhaust system with valve control and minimised exhaust back pressure
  • Reinforced crank drive, new pistons and adapted con rods
  • Folding side mirrors with auto dimming/folding wing mirrors with auto dimming
  • M Sport spoiler
  • Automatic windscreen wipers and automatic headlight
  • Integrated front windscreen with washer jets
  • M Performance specific setup
  • Model designation on electric bootlid includes xDrive designation for M135i xDrive
  • Trailer stabilisation logic
  • Matt black wheel arch trim
  • Exhaust tailpipe, Cerium Grey with bevelled finish - twin, round 100mm, left and right split
  • Rear side wing doors
  • Electrically adjustable exterior mirror with mirror adjustment switch on drivers armrest and aspheric on driver side, convex on passenger side
  • Anti roll bar front and rear
  • Electronic differential lock
  • Launch control
  • Drive Performance Control
  • Petrol Particulate Filter
  • High precision injection
  • Engine cover with M performance designation
  • Balancer shaft
  • Double VANOS
  • Twin tube gas filled shock absorbers with degressive characteristic curve
  • VALVETRONIC engine management
  • Larger fuel tank capacity (50 litres)
  • Eight speed sport automatic transmission with gearshift paddle switches
  • Aluminium lightweight construction
  • Variable, stepless and infinitely adjustable distribution of drive torque between the front and rear axles
  • M135i specific heavily de-throttled engine intake air guide
  • M135i specific larger turbocharger with integrated divert-air valve
  • xDrive intelligent all wheel drive with M135i specific reinforced components
  • M135i specific high-performance cooling package
  • Electronic selector lever
  • DAB Digital radio
  • Interior lights pack - 1 Series
  • Connected pack professional - 1 Series
  • M Sport exterior styling aerodynamics pack - 1 Series 135i
  • Additional interior lighting pack - 1 Series M135i
  • BMW live cockpit professional pack- 1 Series
  • BMW mobility system
  • Reduced rolling resistance tyres
  • Electrically powered 12V compressor
  • Contrast stitching on instrument panel

One engine available with the M135i trim