BMW 1 Series Lease Deals

Looking to lease a BMW 1 Series in the UK? With First Vehicle Leasing, you have an economical way to drive a brand-new BMW car without having to pay the full purchase price. Compare our new BMW 1 Series deals today.

Our BMW 1 Series lease deals in the UK allow you to drive a great car at a great price! Call First Vehicle Leasing today, and we’ll help you find the best BMW 1 Series leasing deals at a price that suits your budget.


Which BMW 1 Series is Ideal for You?

Our BMW 1 lease deals are packed with exciting features and technology that are guaranteed to impress you. The BMW 1 Series for lease scored an impressive full five-star safety rating from the Euro NCAP. 

With several unique trim levels to choose from, leasing a BMW 1 Series hatchback means you’ll be driving a brand-new car that is both fuel-efficient and stylish.

Included in the price, our BMW 1 Series car leasing deals in the UK come standard with cruise control, LED headlights, lane switch warning, front collision warning, and rear parking sensors.

Explore our range of lease deals for BMW 1 Series below so you can decide which BMW is perfect for you!

Disclaimer: Please note that the specifications listed below for BMW 1 Series for Lease were correct at the time of writing. Specs should always be checked before agreeing to our BMW 1 Series leasing deals.

BMW 1 Series Hatchback 128ti

The BMW 128ti hatchback model comes fully automatic with front-wheel drive and is the perfect blend of practicality, speed, and economy. You can choose between petrol or diesel options.

These nippy models come with a 265bhp (brake horsepower) turbocharged petrol engine that can sprint from 0.62mph in only 6.1 seconds. The TI stands for ‘Turismo Internazionale’ which essentially translates to ‘faster’ in English.

One interesting feature of this BMW 1 Series hatchback lease is that it has a standard-fit Connected Package Professional. This means that you can talk to your BMW 128ti by simply pressing the mic button and giving it commands. The AI can action your demands such as playing a certain song or calling a friend or family member.


  • Adaptive LED headlights
  • High-beam assistant
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • 18-inch M light alloy wheels
  • Performance tyres
  • M Sport brakes with red callipers

BMW 1 Series Hatchback M Sport

The BMW 1 Series Hatchback M Sport distinguishes itself with larger wheels, a more dynamic exterior, advanced suspension, cruise control, and beefier brakes compared to other BMW 1 Series models. Engine options include a choice between petrol or diesel.

The M sport suspension effectively minimises vehicle lean during cornering, while the brakes, featuring fixed callipers, a four-piston front, two-piston rear, and large brake discs, ensure a sharp, reliable stop. Wider tires contribute to increased grip, guaranteeing an overall enjoyable driving experience with front-wheel drive capabilities.

Inside the M Sport, the interior is truly remarkable, featuring power-adjustable Black Dakota leather sports seats with memory settings and a luxurious leather sports steering wheel.


  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Harman Kardon sound system
  • Back exterior highlights
  • Dark chrome exhaust pipe
  • Cruise control
  • Launch control

BMW 1 Series Hatchback M135I

Among all the trim levels of the BMW 1 Series, this stands out as the range-topper. The BMW 1 Series M135I hatchback model features four-wheel drive and operates fully automatically. This high-tech vehicle excels as an all-rounder in handling, performance, and practicality, providing a smooth and quiet drive coupled with a high-quality interior. Opt for either petrol or diesel engines, and this vehicle impressively offers great off-road capabilities.

Aesthetically, the BMW 1 Series M135I has a prominent grille with plenty of angular creases to give it a stylish and sporty appearance. It also has a lowered sport suspension, which can easily be distinguished at a glance.


  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Multi-function steering wheel controls
  • BMW mesh kidney grille
  • Rear spoiler
  • 10.3-inch infotainment screen
  • Apple CarPlay

BMW 1 Series Hatchback SE

This BMW Series trim for lease is a pleasure to drive and great value for money. The BMW 1 Series SE hatchback is the entry-level model in the Series, but that’s not to say that it doesn’t boast some impressive specs for the price. In terms of the engine, you get petrol or diesel options.

The SE stands for “Special Edition.”This means that features that would typically come as optional add-ons are included as standard equipment. This includes LED light clusters, Bluetooth, a high-tech touchscreen media system, sat nav, driving modes, automatic headlights, rain-sensing wipers, and rear parking sensors. That said, some car leasing models do include cruise control.

This efficient hatchback offers a pedestrian, vehicle, and cyclist pedestrian warning and braking system, as well as a lane departure warning system.


  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • 7-inch infotainment touchscreen
  • 8.8-inch digital driver display
  • Quartz Silver matt interior trim
  • Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
  • Cruise control

BMW 1 Series Hatchback Sport

The BMW 1 Series Sport hatchback features a front-rear drive model that comes in manual or automatic with a choice of a diesel or petrol engine. This vehicle trim level offers a much sportier exterior, which is accentuated by the gloss black trim and chrome exhaust pipes. For the interior, there is an updated multi-function steering wheel as well as highlighted orange details on the seat.

This BMW 1 Series contract hire features steering wheel paddles with the automatic version, launch control, as well as a Sport+ mode added to the driving modes. This mode reduces the Traction Control and Electronic Stability Program without deactivating it completely. This means that your BMW will be more responsive, with a reduced amount of wheel spin and more grip on the road surfaces.


  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Exclusive door sills with BMW signature
  • Rear bumper in high-gloss
  • Sport design front air inlets
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Sports seats with Nivala cloth and Sensatec upholstery

Take the next step in discovering more exciting features from our BMW 1 Series lease deals. Call our friendly team today, and we’ll gladly assist you.

How Does Leasing a BMW 1 Series Work?


Start by browsing our latest in-stock special offer lease deals to see what works for you. 


Learn about the 2023 BMW 1 Series range with car expert Steve Lumley. Consider the pricing availability and specs and compare trims.


Select the contract length, the annual mileage, and any additional add-ons you would like to include in your monthly rental.



  • A new BMW 1 Series lease deal lets you avoid depreciation risk, which saves you money in the long run.
  • You won't have to worry about a Ministry of Transport (MOT) test or worry about road tax until your new 1 Series takes its 3rd birthday.
  • You'll enjoy the benefits of a full manufacturer's warranty included in your monthly rental.
  • Leasing the BMW 1 Series is a great choice as it gives you access to low prices and helps you plan your monthly budget. Simply decide which initial rental amount falls within your budget.


  • To lease a BMW 1 Series, you'll need to have a decent credit rating to be accepted.
  • You'll lease your new 1 Series and return it at the end of your agreement.
  • If owning a car at the end of your term is important, other finance options may be more suitable.

Choosing Your BMW 1 Series Lease Deal

BMW makes a great range of stylish and innovative cars, and the BMW 1 Series is no exception! With flexible annual mileage options, you can choose a contract term that best suits your personal needs.

With over 25 years of experience under our belt, some call us the “grandfathers” of car leasing as we consistently go the extra mile for our family, offering knowledge, wisdom, and valuable insights to help you make the best choices.

First Vehicle Leasing: Experts in Car Leasing

At First Vehicle Leasing, we value relationships with both the client and the vehicle supplier. As a member of the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA), we offer a bespoke service with a single point of contact. Our primary aim is to provide a personal service that gives you all the information you need to make an educated decision on your purchase.

In addition to a BMW 1 Series personal lease, we also offer a BMW 1 Series business lease. And if you're interested in other models from this famous car brand, make sure to view our other offers – ranging from the BMW 2 Series to the 8 Series, and much more.

Our leasing offers also extend beyond the BMW brand – we offer deals on many other exciting brands, including Audi, Volkswagen, Jaguar and Tesla.

Leasing a BMW 1 Series with FVL

You can enquire about our leasing deals online or place your order over the phone – whichever you prefer. When you lease with First Vehicle Leasing, you can be assured that you are dealing with experts. We are BVRLA-approved and partner with the UK's top organisations to help match you to an affordable BMW 1 Series deal that meets your personal needs. We are also regulated by the FCA, so you can trust we know a thing or two about cars.

We are proud to be known for our stellar customer service and transparent communication, with a 4.82-star rating on Give us a call to discuss your needs, and we'll find you a great price on a BMW 1 Series lease in stock.

Are you ready to take the next step with our BMW 1 Series lease deals? Call us today and we’ll happily assist you with the process of car leasing a BMW 1 Series hatchback.


BMW 1 Series Lease Deals - FAQs

Have any inquiries about BMW 1 Series leasing? Delve into our frequently asked questions or reach out to us. We're happy to address any questions you may have regarding the leasing process.

  • Is the BMW 1 Series hatchback a good car?

    For those in pursuit of a vehicle with exceptional driving dynamics and agility, the BMW 1 Series emerges as the perfect choice. This compact car encompasses advanced suspension, front-wheel drive, and the option for four-wheel drive, all paired with impressive engines and fuel efficiency. 

    Five years of meticulous development have yielded a truly remarkable car within its segment. To sum up, the BMW 1 Series stands as a superb option, catering to both personal and business requirements.

  • Should I lease or buy a BMW 1 Series?

    With the amount of money that new cars can lose, leasing a BMW 1 Series makes a lot of sense. If you are not fussed about owning the vehicle in the end, leasing can be the cheapest way to get into a brand-new car.

  • Is the BMW 1 Series a safe car?

    All models of the BMW 1 Series lease offers have been given a 5-star Safety Rating from NCAP. So you can be sure that the BMW 1 Series is a safe car.

  • How long are BMW 1 Series leases?

    You can lease a BMW 1 Series for 18 months to 48 months through First Vehicle Leasing.

  • What engine does a BMW 1 Series have?

    Among the petrol engine options, you are presented with a variety of choices. Ranging from a three-cylinder 1.5-litre turbocharged engine, generating 140hp (horsepower) and 220Nm of torque, to a four-cylinder 2.0-litre petrol engine that delivers an impressive 306hp and 450Nm of torque.