2017 BMW M4

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$66,200

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2017 BMW M4
2017 BMW M4

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Powerful engine shines on the track
  • Supportive, comfortable sport seats
  • Stopping power of carbon ceramic brakes
  • Carbon fiber interior accents
  • Small-hub M steering wheel

The bad:

  • Firm ride for everyday driving
  • Limited steering feedback
  • Occasionally lurches at low speed (dual-clutch transmission)
  • Carbon fiber roof looks odd on black cars

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Notable features

  • Coupe or retractable-hardtop convertible
  • Turbocharged six-cylinder engine
  • Dual-clutch or traditional manual transmission with downshift rev-matching
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • Carbon ceramic brakes available

2017 BMW M4 review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview

What it is: The high-performance BMW 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-horsepower, 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

Here’s Info on the Regular 4 Series:

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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Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.2
  • Interior design 4.5
  • Performance 4.6
  • Value for the money 4.3
  • Exterior styling 4.7
  • Reliability 4.6

Most recent consumer reviews

5.0

I LOVE THIS CAR

Every time I get in it there is a sense of thrill and the interior is gorgeous absolutely amazing piece of work all the technology is so modern

5.0

Fun sports convertible. Great driving machine

Fast and with the stiff competition edition suspension, great handling. Engine has room to tweak if desired and one of the better looking hardtop convertibles out there.

4.7

Deat belt lights keep com in ng on ..& its fastend

Very fast. Great handling , the positive traction is the best ..very powerful car ..hard to get in and out . Seat belts to far back

See all 11 consumer reviews

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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