$66,200–$74,700 MSRP range
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Key Specs

of the 2017 BMW M4 base trim shown

Our Take

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

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
2017 BMW M4 exterior side view

Notable Features of the 2017 BMW M4

  • 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 Overview

By Cars.com Editors
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.

(Skip to details on the: 4 Series Gran Coupe)
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 o...

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.

(Skip to details on the: 4 Series Gran Coupe)
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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Most Reliable Car!!!

by loui from TOMS RIVER,nj on June 29, 2017

This car met all of my needs!!!It has plenty of legroom in the front and back,the ride is great compared to other cars!!! Read full review

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BMW M4

by Guy 25 from FL on May 14, 2017

That BMW M4 was one of the best cars that I have ever sat in, the interior and exterior of the car were both beautiful, also the car is very reliable. Read full review

Safety & Recalls

Recalls

The 2017 BMW M4 currently has 2 recalls

Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

The 2017 BMW M4 has not been tested.

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Bumper-to-Bumper

    48 months / 50,000 miles

  • Powertrain

    48 months / 50,000 miles

  • Roadside Assistance

    48 months / unlimited distance

CPO Program & Warranty

Certified Pre-Owned by BMW

Program Benefits

Comprehensive inspection by BMW technician, 24/7 Roadside Assistance, BMW Assist. Exceptional vehicles with exceptional coverage

  • Limited Warranty

    Unlimited Miles for 1-Year

    BMW Certified Pre-Owned: Covers you for unlimited miles for 1-year, after the expiration o f the 4-year / 50,000 mile New Vehicle/SAV Limited Warranty for a total of 5 years with unlimited miles. This includes up to 5 years and unlimited miles of BMW Roadside Assistance and BMW Assist (TM) on many late model BMW vehicles. Additional plans are available to extend your vehicle's coverage for up to a total of 6 years with unlimited miles. See your BMW Center for details.
  • Eligibility

    Under 5 years / 60,000 miles

    Vehicles receive a Comprehensive inspection.

    See inspection details.

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Warranty FAQs

What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

What is a Powertrain warranty?

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

What is included in Roadside Assistance?

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

What other services could be included in a warranty?

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

What does CPO mean?

A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

See also the latest CPO incentives by automaker