2006 BMW Z4

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  • (4.5) 15 reviews
  • MSRP: $6,172$19,412
  • Body Style: Convertible
  • Engine: 215-hp, 3.0-liter I-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
  • Seats: 2
2006 BMW Z4

Our Take on the 2006 BMW Z4

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 had a long hood with the two occupants positioned well to the rear. Electric power steering was a first for BMW.For 2006, the Z4 receiv... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

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

Notable Features

  • 215- or 255-hp engine
  • Six-speed manual or automatic
  • Roadster or coupe
  • Manual or powered fabric top (roadster)

2006 BMW Z4 Reviews 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 2006 BMW Z 4

Consumer Reviews


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A Driving Machine

by Rocket Man from Lake Geneva, WI on April 30, 2011

If you go back to 2006 reviews by Motor Trend or Car and Driver, they were right on. This car pound for car and HP for HP is faster than a Camaro or Mustang. The 330 HP engine is quicker than larger H... Read Full Review

3 Trim Levels Available

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2006 BMW Z4 Safety Ratings

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NHTSA Ratings

Based on BMW Z4 3.0i

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NHTSA Ratings

Based on BMW Z4 3.0i

Overall Rollover Rating
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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2006 BMW Z4.

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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