20 reviews
2005 BMW Z4
2005 BMW Z4
Available Price Range $5,604-$15,648 Trims2 Combined MPG 24-25 Seats 2

Our Take on the 2005 BMW Z4

Our Take

BMW's Z3 series of sports cars was replaced in 2003 by a longer, wider, all-new Z4 duo. The roadster's styling changed dramatically, though both models center on a long hood with the two occupants positioned well to the rear. Electric power steering was a first for BMW.Two inline-six-cy... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride comfort on rough surfaces
  • Difficult entry and exit
  • Cargo space

Notable Features

  • 184- or 225-hp engine
  • Four available transmissions
  • Two-passenger roadster
  • Manual or powered fabric top
  • Optional removable hardtop
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Our Expert Reviews

BMW's Z4 has not created much of a stir since its arrival two years ago. Built in South Carolina, the two-seat roadster has polarized prospective buyers with a much more radical exterior design than its predecessor, the Z3, and sales have suffered. With a mid-cycle makeover and a hardtop companion on the horizon, we thought the car merited a second look while there was still enough mild we... Read full review for the 2005 BMW Z 4

Consumer Reviews


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A Dream's Dream

by NateJG from Michigan on July 18, 2009

After two brushes with death on a motorcycle, we decided to add air bags - and found this 4-year-old beauty with a mere 16,400 of never-been-snowed-on Michigan miles. Having always wanted a convertibl... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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Crash-Test Reports


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