In spring 2004 the concern BMW AG introduced the long-awaited model of first series. It is a compact five-door hatchback of C class, competing with the most expensive models in this segment - Volkswagen Golf MK V and the Audi A3. As expected, BMW remained true rear-wheel drive and is the only car with classic layout in this segment. Also BMW of first series represent one of the most expensive cars in its segment. Elegant design of the BMW of first series with a characteristic curved line thresholds and drop shaped front lighting echoes with the BMW of fifth series. The level of equipment of BMW 116i is one of the best in its class.
The standard equipment includes a full set of passive and active safety, including four airbags, a set of electronic stability control systems, electronic ignition, sport seats with adjustable backrest width, climate control as well as multifunction steering wheel. Optionally customers can order to install iDrive system, mobile wireless interface Bluetooth, cruise control, parking sensors, child seat fastening ISOFIX and other. BMW of first series is an attempt to design a golf class machine in BMW Company. We can assume that they succeeded. However, the BMW 116i can be named a completely new car. They can not be accurately counted among the golf class. This lovely compact car created in his own style. Good look attracts many customer and admirers. Lovely subtle forms, great interior, chairs, sparkling lights will not leave anyone indifferent.
It is equipped with 1.6 liter gasoline injected engine with 115 horsepower and fife step mechanic transmission. Along with the good appearance of the first series of BMW designers have not left without attention and speed of the car. BMW 116i is able to reach maximum speeds up to 230 km/h. The safety is at the high level as well. A new safety system has been implemented in these cars. Now there is no danger to your safety any more. However, the prices of these cars remain high. Although by the standards of the Bavarians, these are the lowest prices for cars in its class.