10 reviews
2006 BMW Z4
2006 BMW Z4
Available Price Range $7,253-$18,561 Trims3 Combined MPG 25 Seats 2

Our Take on the 2006 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 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)

Reviews

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 2006 BMW Z4

Consumer Reviews

4.3

Average based on 10 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 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.

Safety

Crash-Test Reports

NHTSA Ratings

Based on BMW Z4 3.0i

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on BMW Z4 3.0i

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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.

Recalls

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


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