2017 BMW 430

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Key specs

Base trim shown

  • Body style not available

  • Combined mpg not available

  • Seating not available

  • Length not available, Height not available

  • Drivetrain not available

Overview

The good:

  • Sleek coupe styling
  • Handling
  • Braking
  • Year-round practicality of retractable-hardtop convertible
  • Gran Coupe's cargo versatility

The bad:

  • Manual transmission not offered on convertible
  • Expensive options
  • Gran Coupe's backseat headroom
  • Overly conservative stability system
  • Automatic transmission response in performance driving
  • Wimpy exhaust sound (outside)

2 trims

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  • i xDrive

  • i

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Notable features

  • New turbo four- and six-cylinder engines
  • Coupe or convertible body styles
  • Rear- or all-wheel drive
  • Manual or automatic transmission
  • Track Handling Package available
  • High-performance M4 and four-door Gran Coupe available

2017 BMW 430 review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview

What it is: The BMW 4 Series debuted for 2014 as a replacement for the previous-generation 3 Series coupe and convertible. The 4 Series also includes the high-performance M4 and 4 Series Gran Coupe, a four-door model with coupe like styling.

Power comes from turbocharged four-cylinder and six-cylinder engines, and rear- and all-wheel-drive versions are available. Competitors include the Audi A5 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

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New for 2017
Two new engines bring more power and new model nomenclature. A 248-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder replaces a turbo 2.0-liter that had 240 hp, and the model designation changes from 428i to 430i. Six-cylinder models have a new 320-hp, turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six engine, replacing a 300-hp six-cylinder of the same size, and these models are now designated 440i instead of 435i. Wireless phone charging and a Wi-Fi hotspot are new options.
Significant Standard Features

  • Power-adjustable seats
  • Split-folding rear seat
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Bluetooth and USB connectivity
  • Power moonroof (coupe)
  • Power-retractable hardtop (convertible)
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • 248-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine (430i)
  • 320-hp, turbocharged six-cylinder engine (440i)
  • Six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission
  • Rear- or all-wheel drive
  • Leather upholstery
  • Heated front seats and steering wheel
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Side, top-view and backup cameras
  • Wireless phone charging
  • Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Head-up display
  • Blind spot warning system
  • Lane departure warning
  • Harman Kardon premium stereo

4 Series Gran Coupe

With the same length, width, wheelbase and track as the two-door coupe but a bit more headroom, the 4 Series Gran Coupe sports a tall hatchback sedan profile and 45.9 cubic feet of luggage space. Like the 4 Series coupe and convertible, it’s offered in four-cylinder 430i and six-cylinder 440i form.

What’s Special

  • Hatchback versatility with the look of a coupe
  • 40-20-40-split rear seatbacks
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission standard
  • Rear- or all-wheel drive

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M4

The high-performance M4 is available in coupe or convertible form and competes with the Cadillac ATS-V and Lexus RC F. For 2017, the adaptive M suspension is standard instead of optional, and wireless phone charging and a Wi-Fi hotspot are included in the Executive Package.
What’s Special

  • Standard 425-hp, turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine
  • Six-speed manual or seven-speed dual-clutch transmission
  • Carbon fiber roof (coupe)
  • Power-retractable hardtop (convertible)
  • Available Competition Package
  • Available carbon ceramic brakes

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Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 5.0
  • Interior design 5.0
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value for the money 4.5
  • Exterior styling 5.0
  • Reliability 4.8

Most recent consumer reviews

4.9

New bmw lover

This car make you feel regal and in style when you drive. I love everything about it. I feel like I'm driving a new car that how well kept this car is. I love all the looks I gets or your car is 😎 cool

5.0

My dream car!

Absolutely stunning convertible with a sleek design. Runs very smoothly. Of course not as roomy as the X5 I had but, this car is so much fun!!! BMW, don't get rid of the hard top convertibles!

4.6

Beautiful Navy Convertible, BMW 430i

This is one of the most beautiful cars I have ever seen -- it has always been my dream car. This is actually the 4th BMW I have owned and definitely psyched to be driving such a hot car!

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Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by BMW
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Certified Pre-Owned Elite with less than 15,000 miles; Certified Pre-Owned with less than 60,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
1 year/unlimited miles from expiration of 4-year/50,000-mile new car warranty
Powertrain
N/A
Dealer certification required
196-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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