2015 BMW X4 review

2015 BMW X4 Review, Photos

The new 2015 BMW X4 is all new small SUV from BMW for 2015. It`s 5-passenger SUV based on BMW X3 SUV platform but it is longer, lower and sportier. It comes with price starting at $45,600.

2015 BMW X4 review

Outside the new BMW SUV

The platform on the X4 is the same as the X3 but X4 is 1.5-in lower and wider. This BMW SUV has a coupe lines which means less space for heads in the back seats, and reduced cargo capacity. With m Sport package you can have aerodynamic cues, choose between 18-, 19- or 20-inch wheels and exclusive colors.

2015 BMW X4 review

Inside the cabin of 2015 BMW X4

Coupe line, beside less headroom space, means less space on the second row of the seats generally.  Behind the rear seats it offers nearly 18 cubic feet of cargo and 49.4 cubic feet when the back seats are folded. Rear seats can folds in a versatile 40/20/40 configuration. Inside there are some features that are optional.

2015 BMW X4 review

Standard in X4 is power tailgate and it can be geared up with a hands-free function that opens it when you swipe your foot under a sensing unit. Wrapped up in the optional GPS system and iDrive infotainment operator is a collection of smartphone-connected applications including Pandora, TuneIn and the Amazon cloud player. Optional vehicle driver and safety and security aids will certainly consist of energetic trip control, lane departure caution, a rearview video camera with 360-degree view and an automatic parallel parking system.

2015 BMW X4 Engine

The 2015 BMW X4 comes with turbocharged 2.0 – liter 4-cylinder with 240 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque, or turbocharged 3.0-liter 6-cylinder that produce 300 horsepower and 300 lb-ft of torque. EPA fuel  economy for the first engine is 21/28 (city/highway) and 19/26 (city/highway) for the second one. Both engines have all-wheel drive and they are paired with 8-speed automatic transmission with paddles behind wheel. Performance are not impressive, the BMW X4 with weaker engine sprints from 0-60 mph in 6 secs, and X4 with 300-hp in 5.2 secs.

2015 BMW X4 review

BMW X4 Price

The price for the 2015 BMW X4 goes from $45,600 for the base model and up to $66,000 including destination fee $925.

See also: http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2015-bmw-x4-first-drive-review

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