2016 BMW X4
- Interior materials quality
- Front-seat comfort
- M Sport appearance package
- Power liftgate standard
- Exterior design reduces cargo utility
- Backseat accessibility
- M Sport suspension too firm for some
- Not enough differentiation from X3
Shares X3 platform, but styled like an X6
Choice of turbo four-cylinder or turbo six-cylinder engine
Eight-speed automatic standard
All-wheel drive standard
What Is the 2016 BMW X4?
The 2016 BMW X4 is a four-door, five-seat SUV with coupe styling that competes with luxury SUVs like the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque and the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe. Trim levels include the BMW X4 xDrive28i, xDrive35i and M40i. It's based on the more traditionally styled BMW X3, covered separately.
What's New on the 2016 BMW X4?
The 2016 BMW X4 is unchanged from the 2015 model.
How Does the 2016 BMW X4 Compare to Other Luxury SUVs?
Though marketed as a "sports activity coupe," the 2016 BMW X4 is still a four-door SUV like the Range Rover Evoque. The Evoque, which is also available in a two-door body style, offers a lower overall weight, better handling and stronger rear visibility.
What Features in the 2016 BMW X4 Are Most Important?
The 2016 BMW X4 comes standard with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 240 horsepower. The xDrive35i comes with a 300-hp, turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six, and the M40i has a 355-hp, turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six. All configurations are equipped with standard all-wheel drive and an eight-speed automatic transmission. Significant standard features include rear parking sensors, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, automatic air conditioning, a power moonroof and a power liftgate. As with all new cars, front airbags, an electronic stability system and antilock brakes are standard.
Significant available features include a backup camera, a blind spot warning system, a head-up display, automatic parallel parking, leather upholstery, a navigation system, a Harman Kardon surround-sound system, adaptive suspension, a heated steering wheel and heated front and rear seats.
Should I Buy the 2016 BMW X4?
The 2016 BMW X4 offers excellent front-seat comfort and premium interior materials. Its M Sport appearance package and standard power liftgate are highlights as well, but a small cargo area and limited backseat accessibility limit its practicality, and some find the M Sport suspension too stiff. It also has a higher starting price than the similar BMW X3, making it difficult to justify the extra expense.
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The 2016 BMW X4 currently has 1 recall
Crash and Rollover Test RatingsThe 2016 BMW X4 has not been tested.
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