Well the M-sport handles brilliantly. The 18 inch wheels look great, its the only rear-drive hatch in the class to score with a strong combination of performance, economy and emissions across all engines.
The BMW 1 Series handles well, too.
What's it like to park?
Very easy with parking sensors.
Against The 1 Series is one of the least practical small family cars with limited rear legroom and a small boot.