BMW X4 2015 Reviews
The new BMW X4 (fuel consumption joined: 8.3-5.0 l/100 kilometers [34.0-54.3 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions joined: 193-130 g/km) combines the hallmark characteristics of the successful BMW X family with the clean elegance of an ancient coupe, and introduces the exceptional Sports Activity Coupe theory to the superior midsize section. BMWX pedigree that was dynamic is underlined by a wide variety of cutting edge high performance engines, the xDrive all-wheel-drive system and an exclusive spread of conventional gear features including variable sport steering system, Control Functionality and a sports leather steering wheel.
Extrovert and look that is dynamic
The new BMW X4 is according to the BMW X3's technical pattern, but shows a sport character its own and takes dynamics to another new degree. That much is clear when you see the version that is new head on. The roofline then swoops down easily to the trailing edge of the tailgate and reaches its highest point above the motorist, mimicking the design language of a sport coupe that is ancient. The touch swage line running along the flanks of BMW versions is split into two. The first section grows dynamically in the front wheel arches while the second part brings a person's eye to the back wings' muscle sculpting. The rear end, complete with L shaped LED lights in diffuser and exclusive X4 layout -appearance styling, also emphasizes the exceptional dynamic skill - before a wheel turns.
Front passenger and the driver sit than in the BMW X3. The X4 at Once, offers ample amounts of space for as many as five individuals and - as a result of the regular 40:20:40 split rear seat backrest - variability that is striking.
Unparalleled engine power joined with supreme refinement
Customers can select from three petrol engines and a threesome of diesel units in the BMW EfficientDynamics engine family in keeping with the vivacious character of the new BMW X4 All the engines meet with the EU6 exhaust gas standard. The BMW TwinPower Turbo technology of the engines that are state of the art offers a guarantee of exceptional performance married with extremely low fuel consumption. CO2's 3.0-litre six-cylinder inline engine creates 230 kW/313 hp and peak torque of 630 Nm (465 lb-feet).
BMW EfficientDynamics: driving enjoyment and fuel economy meet
The BMW EfficientDynamics technology bundle that is unparalleled minimises emissions and the fuel consumption. Also available as a choice to add additional efficiency to the combination are fourth generation decreased-rolling resistance tyres of chosen forms of the BMW X4 by another 7 g/kilometer.
BMW ConnectedDrive: Services & Apps and support systems
The BMW ConnectedDrive attributes accessible for the new X4 enable BMW to restate its direction in the linkup of vehicle, driver and external world. Added to which, the discretionary ConnectedDrive Services additionally enable motorists to subscribe to advanced services (RTTI), the Concierge Service and Remote Services. Twitter Facebook,, AUPEO! Music systems and personalised internet radio like Deezer and Napster have additionally been optimised for in-car use and may be obtained readily on board the BMW X4.
Layout and functionality
The new BMW X4 offers its first taste to the superior midsize section. Like the exceptional and successful BMW X6, 250,000 units the new X4 additionally supplies a powerful and unmistakable existence on the road.
An original expression of pure driving enjoyment
The minute you set eyes on it, although the new BMW X4 may be according to the technical pattern of the BMW X3, the new SAV shows an even more ebullient character and a dynamic style all its own. At 4,671 millimetres in length, it's only 14 millimetres longer than the X3, but is additionally 36 millimetres lower to the earth (height: 1,624 millimeter) and cuts a figure that is powerful with distinguishing character and its perfectly balanced proportions. The big air intakes placed on the exact character lines and the outer edges add the X4 an agile and muscular look. This lowers the visual centre of gravity of the car closer to the road, signalling its dynamics that is more sudden. The effect is further accentuated by the fog lamps sited below the trademark twin headlights (both also accessible as an alternative) with LED technology. This arrangement defines the stunning "three-eyed" face of every BMW X version.
The coupe-like roofline reaches its highest stage over the front seats, before losing gradually down towards the trailing edge, representing the conventional motorist focus of BMW automobiles. These lines that are stretched underline the X4's sport coupe character especially efficiently. The BMW X4's standalone layout is further strengthened by the new interpretation of the trademark swage line running along the flanks of BMW versions which, for the very first time, is split into two. The first section rises effortlessly in the front wheel arches to the back door handles, emphasizing the new BMW X4's excellent dynamic skill, while the second part accentuates the back wings' strong sculpting.
Sporty and exclusive inside
The new BMW X4's inside shows a harmonious synthesis of exclusivity and sportiness. The body of the X4 is mounted 36 millimetres nearer to the road than that. Front passenger and the driver sit the back passengers 28 millimetres lower and 20 millimetres lower, creating the feeling of a sports coupe that is ancient. It's a sense strengthened by the back seat bench, which includes the kind of side that is continuously moulded supports usually just supplied by two individual seats, but offers space. Equally striking is the load capability accessible (500-1,400 litres), which may be used as a result of the regular 40:20:40 split rear seat bench in a vast array of manners. Regular usability is further improved by the normal-fitted mechanically opening tailgate. This is set with the additional convenience of the Smart Opener, which enables it to be opened with a movement as an alternative. All BMW X4 versions are fitted with iDrive Control and central screen with the Radio Professional.
Exclusivity and the superior quality of the inside are underlined by chosen materials, subtle accents that were electroplated, a high-polish black-panel appearance (in versions with the two-zone automatic climate control system) and aluminium trim strips. A degree of standard equipment even more generous further highlights the unmistakable nature than that located on board the BMW X3.
M Sport xLine for additional individualisation and bundle
The M Sport bundle brings the BMW X4's excellent dynamics more impressively. One component of the M Sport bundle is the M Aerodynamics package, which gives a specially dramatic look to the BMW X4. The BMW Individual High-gloss Shadow Line trimming adds even greater emphasis to the exceptional nature of the sporty suspension and the Sports Activity Coupe setup lifts driving enjoyment another notch.
As well as the broad based and high quality assortment of distinct colours, light-alloy wheels, upholstery forms, interior trimming components and trimming strips for which BMW is famous, the xLine gear bundle gives BMW X4 customers the opportunity to shine an even brighter spotlight on the X character of the automobile. Customers can select from two exclusive light-alloy wheel variations in 19 and 18 -inch formats, six individual fabric and leather upholstery forms and a trim strip that is specific.
The first Sports Activity Coupe in the premium midsize section additionally presses home its direction certificate in regards to powertrains. Really, customers can select from a trio and three petrol engines in the start. All the power units match with guarantee driving enjoyment of the greatest order and the EU6 exhaust emissions standard.
Strong and processed petrol engines
The state of the art petrol engines available boast High Precision Direct Injection -Vanos variable camshaft control and Valvetronic completely variable valve timing. These technologies join forces to supply the high-revving nature BMW is well-known, as well as power delivery that is exceptional, exceptional refinement - and efficacy that is remarkable. Really, the petrol engines increase the bar with their blend of dynamics that is powerful though rockbottom fuel consumption and emissions. The X4 xDrive35i will exceptionally well serves motorists with athletic aspirations.
The X4's optimised 3.0-litre diesel produces 230 kW/313 hp at 4,400 rpm and places peak torque of 630 Nm (465 lb-feet) on tap between 1,500 and 2,500 rpm. With its normal-fitted Launching Control, the X4 xDrive35d dispatches the 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) dashboard in a just 5.2 seconds and reaches a top rate of 247 km/h (153 miles per hour). That is extraordinary functionality, but the X4 xDrive35d still posts fuel consumption of merely 6.0 litres/100 kilometers [47.1 mpg imp] and emits simply 157 grams of CO2 per kilometre. The farther developed 3.0-litre six-cylinder inline engine in the BMW X4 xDrive30d (fuel consumption urban/extra-urban/joined: 6.6-6.2/5.7-5.4/6.1-5.7 l/100 kilometers [42.8-45.5/49.6-52.3/46.3-49.6 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions joined: 159-149 g/km) shows an even sharper dynamic border. This cutting edge power unit develops 140 kW/190 hp and peak torque of 400 Nm (295 lb-feet). Consequently, the X4 xDrive20d needs only 8.0 seconds to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph). And nevertheless, linking up with the eight-speed Steptronic transmission, it immobilizes fuel consumption to 5.4-5.0 litres/100 kilometers [52.3-56.5 mpg imp] and establishes the CO2 emission standard with amounts of only 141-131 g/kilometer.
All X4 versions have a sporty suspension set up and come with the intelligent all-wheel-drive system xDrive with conventional Performance Control. This helps to ensure that drive can also be split between the back wheels constantly and as required, which further enhances grip, turn- . Working in tandem with the normal sport steering that is variable, these systems enable driving dynamics that surpass those regarding sportiness to be delivered by the BMW X4. An xDrive status display uses three dimensional images to keep the driver advised of the body roll and pitch of the automobile. If there is a navigation system established, all BMW X4 versions additionally feature a compass display.
The other X4 versions come as normal with the eight-speed Steptronic sport transmission. With all automatic versions, gears may also be altered using paddles.
BMW EfficientDynamics: ECO PRO coasting function and mode reduce fuel consumption
Additional decreases can be attained courtesy of ECO PRO mode (chosen using the Driving Expertise Control switch), the ECO PRO Course choice and the eight- the coasting function of speed Steptronic transmission. As an alternative, fourth generation decreased-rolling resistance tyres united with 17-inch light-alloy Streamline design CO2 emissions cut by another 7 g/kilometer.
Proactive Driving recommendations are offered by Helper
Helper the advanced BMW Proactive Driving offers added possibility of fuel saving.
In the linkup of driver, vehicle and external world for a long time, BMW has led the way with The X4's ConnectedDrive technology. The new BMW X4 supplies additional evidence of the standing of BMW ConnectedDrive at the vanguard of development.
Driver support and Services & Apps
Supplying greater advantage and added security is the elective full-colour Head-Up Display, which projects the support systems displays into the driver's field of view and all significant driving advice. Advantage and security can be further improved by discretionary superior attributes -dazzle High Beam Helper, Driving Helper Plus including Crash and Pedestrian Warning with Lane Departure Warning, Active Cruise Control and City Braking function. Available as alternatives are Lane Shift Warning, Encompass the Parking Helper and View, which directs the automobile into parking spaces parallel. BMW ConnectedDrive Services' choice enables customers to get smartphone applications like AUPEO! (Private internet radio) or Deezer (music platform) along with advanced mobility services via a built in SIM card. The Concierge Service joins a BMW Call Centre and the auto, enabling restaurant tables to be reserved or describing the manner to the closest out-of-hours drugstore. Remote Services and Real Time Traffic Information (RTTI) can also be used from the car's relaxation. Online Entertainment supplies music services like Napster or rara with their millions with direct access along with audiobooks. Security is, meanwhile, taken by the Intelligent Crisis Call function to another degree that is new. It may be used manually or is activated automatically. After an airbag deployment is reported by the crash sensors, the system sends the vehicle place (exact within metres) and all advice that is essential to the BMW Call Centre via the built in SIM card, so enabling powerful and rapid aid at the injury place. In 2015 it'll be compulsory for all new vehicles to be equipped with the emergency call system that is automated. With Sensible Crisis Call, BMW ConnectedDrive offers a security system that goes far beyond the statutory demands for 2015 to as standard.View PhotosView Videos
CAR REVIEWS »
Top 10 Best Chevrolet Models of All Time
9 Unique Ways to Customize Your Car
How to Find the Best Tow Truck Companies
How to Diagnose Severe Car Problems (Even When You Don’t Know Anything About Cars)
7 Tips for How to Install Windshield Wipers
Lifting a Truck Pros and Cons
Car Repair at Home: 4 Easy DIY Fixes That Anyone Can Do
The Most Valuable Parts on a Car to Scrap
7 Driving Techniques and Other Tips for Fuel Efficiency
View All Recent Posts
- More Photos