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2012 BMW 128 I

$20,99818K mi


Coming soon to CarMax Newark, DE

Key Features
Run Flat Tires, Leather Seats, Sunroof(s), Satellite Radio Ready, Auxiliary Audio Input, Memory Seat(s)
Location: CarMax Newark in Newark, Delaware 19711
Description: Used 2012 BMW 128 I for sale - $20,998, 17,740 miles with Run Flat Tires, Leather Seats, Sunroof(s), Satellite Radio Ready, Auxiliary Audio Input, Memory Seat(s)
Transmission: Automatic Color:Black Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (4.666666666666667 reviews) I drove a SAAB 900 for years that I loved. I was planning to purchase a new one until SAAB went out of business; and I didn't know what to do. I researched every car available on the market in same price range. The BMW 128 convertible was the closes car I found. After my BMW, I have to say that I like it better than my SAAB. It is high performance and looks great too. I wouldn't hesitate to buy another BMW.
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About the BMW 128

Vehicle Summary

The BMW 1 Series debuted in 2008 as the brand's new entry-level line of subcompact coupes and convertibles. The 128i was produced as the 1 Series' base trim from 2008 through 2013, when the 1 Series was discontinued. Despite being the base trim on an entry-level model, the BMW 128i offers some impressive features that include a robust 3.0L V6 engine, automatic dual-zone climate control, automatic rain-sensing windshield wipers, and more.

If you're shopping for a spunky two-door coupe or soft-top convertible with no shortage of personality or power, be sure to check out the BMW 128i for yourself.

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FAQ

Q: What engine is in the BMW 128i?

A: The BMW 128i comes equipped with a 3.0L V6 engine at 230 hp on its 2008-2013 model years.

Q: Does BMW still make the 128i?

A: No, the 1 Series (and the 128i) were discontinued after the 2013 model year. However, BMW announced in March of 2019 that the 1 Series will be making a comeback sometime in 2020.

Q: What hp does the BMW 128i get?

A: The 128i with its 3.0L V6 engine puts out 230 hp on the 2008-2013 models.

Q: Is the BMW 128i a twin-turbo?

A: No, the 128i does not come with a twin-turbo engine.

BMW 128i Trim Configurations

The BMW 128i is situated as the base trim on the brand's 1 Series line of two-door coupes and convertibles from 2008-2013. Featuring a 3.0L V6 engine, and rear-wheel drive, every 128i is also equipped with a standard six-speed manual transmission. However, a six-speed automatic version is optional.

Standard features on the 2013 128i sedan include:

  • 17-inch wheels
  • Automatic dual-zone climate control
  • Premium vinyl upholstery
  • Fog lights
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers

Meanwhile, the 2013 128i convertible includes the same standard equipment with the addition of a power-folding soft top.

A few package options are also available on the 2013 128i, with specific features outlined for you below.

Premium Package

  • Keyless entry and ignition
  • Ambient cabin lighting
  • Leather upholstery
  • Auto-dimming mirrors

Cold Weather Package

  • Heated steering wheel
  • Heated front seats

Technology Package

  • Built-in navigation system
  • Smartphone integration
  • Voice commands

Reviews for BMW 128

Overall Rating

4.6 out of 5 (16 reviews)

Fun, sporty car with lots of power.

It is a fun, sporty car that has plenty of power to get you through rush-hour traffic and still gets 24 mpg. Doesn't sit too low for a sports car. Convertible top is easy to open/close with an alarm when top is not closed properly so no wet interior. Only faults is there is only one cup holder; poor visibility due to roof line; doesn't like bad weather conditions. For a summer car, you can't beat it.

Pros

  • Dashboard:
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Cons

  • Weather Versatility:
  • Visibility:

- Karen Doolin, 2012 BMW 128

Very nice, affordable, sporty car.

I have a few issues with the interior. (Headliner needs to be replaced at this point and some of the door paneling needs to be repaired.) Besides that, I have only had to do routine maintenance. (Replace a few bulbs, inexpensive things such as that.) I have owned Mazdas, Toyotas, and Volkswagens, and this is definitely the sportiest car I’ve ever owned. If you like a heavy German car, but still want something stylish, this car is for you.

Pros

  • Ride and Handling: Heavy, feels like you have a lot of control over the vehicle.
  • Cargo Space: Good amount of trunk space for a sports car, plus the backseats fold for even more room.
  • Styling: Classic BMW looks in a sporty package.

Cons

  • Seat Comfort: Seats are pretty comfortable, but start feeling a little stiff on long road trips.
  • Cost to Maintain: Haven’t had anything major that needs to be replaced yet, but I know that when I do, Bimmer part are almost always more expensive.
  • Fuel Economy: Not bad for a sports car, but still. Expect an average of around 19mph.

- Dallas G, 2011 BMW 128

The sporty, high performance, BMW 128 is fun to drive.

I drove a SAAB 900 for years that I loved. I was planning to purchase a new one until SAAB went out of business; and I didn't know what to do. I researched every car available on the market in same price range. The BMW 128 convertible was the closes car I found. After my BMW, I have to say that I like it better than my SAAB. It is high performance and looks great too. I wouldn't hesitate to buy another BMW.

Pros

  • Ride and Handling: It handles like a true sports car
  • Styling: Car is beautiful, I get compliments all the time.
  • Reliability: My 128 runs great and it has never given me any trouble.

Cons

  • Cargo Space: My only complaint is the trunk is very small.

- Janet Denise, 2013 BMW 128

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