BMW 1-Series BMW 1-Series 2008

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BMW 1-Series Specs at TrueDelta: Powertrains and tires by trim level (2008)

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2008 BMW 1-Series Specs - Exterior and Interior Dimensions

Body 2dr Coupe 2dr Convertible
Wheelbase 104.7 in 104.7 in
Length 171.7 in 172.2 in
Width 68.8 in 68.8 in
Height 56.0 in 55.6 in
Curb Weight 3329 lb. 3571 lb.
Fuel Capacity 14.0 gal. 14.0 gal.
Headroom, Row 1 37.9 in 38.6 in
Shoulder Room, Row 1 54.0 in 54.0 in
Legroom, Row 1 41.4 in 41.4 in
Headroom, Row 2 37.1 in 37.0 in
Shoulder Room, Row 2 53.4 in 42.2 in
Legroom, Row 2 32.0 in 32.0 in
Total Legroom 73.4 in (over 2 rows) 73.4 in (over 2 rows)
Cargo Volume 10.0 ft3 8.5 ft3

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Seat Room and Comfort of the 2008 BMW 1-Series

2008 BMW 1-Series Seat Room and Comfort: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 2dr Coupe turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Good seats, very adjustable. see full BMW 1-Series review
2008 2dr Coupe 230-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Sport seats are great see full BMW 1-Series review
2008 BMW 1-Series Seat Room and Comfort: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 2dr Convertible 230-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Either young children for longer drives or most adults for trips below 30-40 miles each way. Just a "small car" (though with more rear-room that Lexus 250-350 4-door series!). see full BMW 1-Series review
2008 2dr Coupe turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
6-speed manual RWD
Impractical for adults for anything but short runs see full BMW 1-Series review
 

2008 BMW 1-Series 2-door Coupe Specs - Powertrains and Tire Sizes

Trim 128i 135i
Standard Engine 3.0L I6
DOHC-4v
230 hp@6500
200 lb-ft@2750
turbocharged
3.0L I6
DOHC-4v
300 hp@5800
300 lb-ft@1400
Standard Transmission6-speed manual6-speed manual
Optional Transmission(s)6-speed manually-shiftable automatic6-speed manually-shiftable automatic
Standard DrivetrainRWDRWD
Standard Tires205/50HR17 tires215/40WR18 tires (front)
245/35WR18 tires (rear)
Optional Tires 205/50HR17 tires
 205/50VR17 tires (front)
225/45VR17 tires (rear)
 

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2008 BMW 1-Series 2-door Convertible Specs - Powertrains and Tire Sizes

Trim 128i 135i
Standard Engine 3.0L I6
DOHC-4v
230 hp@6500
200 lb-ft@2750
turbocharged
3.0L I6
DOHC-4v
300 hp@5800
300 lb-ft@1400
Standard Transmission6-speed manual6-speed manual
Optional Transmission(s)6-speed manually-shiftable automatic6-speed manually-shiftable automatic
Standard DrivetrainRWDRWD
Standard Tires205/55HR16 tires215/40WR18 tires (front)
245/35WR18 tires (rear)
Optional Tires 205/50HR17 tires
 205/50VR17 tires (front)
225/45VR17 tires (rear)
 

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Powertrain of the 2008 BMW 1-Series

2008 BMW 1-Series Powertrain: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 2dr Coupe turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
300 horsepower (and 400 horsepower with the added DINAN software upgrade) is unbelieveable! see full BMW 1-Series review
2009 2dr Coupe turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
6-speed manual RWD
Smooth linear power for a turbo vehicle. Tons of torque, easy to modify for additional performance gains. see full BMW 1-Series review
2009 2dr Coupe turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Creamy power on demand, push it and it GOES. Very few cars on the road today can keep up with it. see full BMW 1-Series review
2008 2dr Coupe 230-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed manual RWD
Smooth delivery see full BMW 1-Series review
2008 2dr Convertible 230-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Light weight helps powerful engine give real sense of quickness and ability to cruise. see full BMW 1-Series review
2008 2dr Convertible turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
6-speed manual RWD
Powerful see full BMW 1-Series review
2008 2dr Convertible 230-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Just feels great. nice and tight. see full BMW 1-Series review
2008 2dr Coupe turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
6-speed manual RWD
There is a lot of low end torque, making it a great daily driver. see full BMW 1-Series review
2008 2dr Coupe 230-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Smooth and fast see full BMW 1-Series review
2008 2dr Coupe turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
6-speed manual RWD
The car is lighting fast; The twin turbo engine is one of the best on the planet and the manual trans is a dream; This is a sports car in a coupe body. see full BMW 1-Series review
 

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2008 BMW 1-Series MSRP and Invoice Prices

Body Trim Base Price Invoice Destination
2dr Coupe 128i 28,600 26,490 825
2dr Coupe 135i 34,900 32,290 825
2dr Convertible 128i 33,100 30,630 825
2dr Convertible 135i 39,100 36,150 825

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