A six-speed manual transmission is standard available only on rear-drive models , while an eight-speed automatic is available. Now approaching four years, we are cognizant that the warranty is about to expire which means possible expensive maintenance issues. Below is a list of highlighted features and not an exhaustive list. While the 3-Series lineup has a diesel and even an ActiveHybrid edition, there's no such thing in the works for the 4-Series. The 4 Series is costlier than the 3 -- almost four grand when new -- yet you get two fewer doors, largely analogous equipment and less practicality.
The car was unveiled at the. Interior Design and Special Features The 4 Series might be a new model designation, but the cabin is all 3 Series, with a classy design and premium materials. Whether you're canyon carving or just cruising, the 4 offers prompt steering response, level cornering, and a supple ride. The roomier Gran Coupe excels at grand touring thanks to its lively yet smooth road manners and extra cargo capacity. With a wider stance and lower center of gravity, 2-door versions of the 4 Series are the perfect partner if you enjoy throwing your car into a corner. Higher-end 435i models feature a more powerful 6-cylinder engine and 18-inch wheels. Two efficient yet powerful engines are available.
The formerly G37 coupe, meanwhile, has nearly the same base price as a 4 Series and comes with a 330-horsepower V6. The handling is superb, very tight and very solid. Tradeoffs are noticeable road noise and a stiff ride on rough pavement. Standard equipment for the 428i includes 17-inch wheels; adaptive xenon headlights; foglights; remote entry and push-button start; auto-dimming mirrors; a sunroof; leatherette premium vinyl upholstery; eight-way power front seats with two-way power lumbar ; driver memory settings; a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel; fold-down rear seats; dual-zone automatic climate control; a 6. It's blessed with dramatically higher power output of 425 hp and 406 lb-ft from the inline-6 turbo, and a choice between 6-speed manual or 7-speed dual-clutch gearboxes.
I don't mind paying a premium price for a premium product. They are powered by the turbocharged straight-six engine. Sport cars have blacked-out details and red accents, while Luxury models have polished wood trim and Modern coupes wear grey or black leather and satin-metal and wood trim. Controls are within easy reach, and the iDrive control system is getting simpler. We laud it for the peace of mind. Most 4 Series models come with a smooth-shifting 8-speed automatic transmission.
It's something to avoid, if you're of any above-average dimensions. However, the F36 also includes a located behind the rear doors. In place of the sunroof, the 428i convertible has an automatic power-retractable hardtop with a wind blocker. Rear- and all-wheel-drive versions are available, and competitors include the Audi A5 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. An 8-speed automatic is standard, and its gears are spaced very well to handle the wide torque plateaus of these engines, and to respond quickly to paddle-shift inputs. As for infotainment, the 4-Series' iDrive system is more powerful than ever, but some of the power comes from new interface layers, like voice commands and touchpad input.
Most notably, Bluetooth audio connectivity is now standard across the model line and heated front seats may be ordered as a stand-alone option. With the rear seats folded down, the F36 has a cargo volume of 1300 Litres. Features are standard unless otherwise noted. Archived from on 5 February 2016. It's more elegant, like a Regal or an F-Type or-shut your mouth-a Mustang. Objectively, then, it would seem as though the 435i is a high performer; nearly 0.
Navigation is an option, and it's governed by iDrive, as are most audio and phone functions. A 6-speed manual shifter with light action is a no-cost option. The shape of the 4-Series is a little more low-set, aggressive, and alluring than the 3-Series Coupes that preceded, and it has more visual 'weight' than the current 3-Series sedans on which it's based. Our extra debris ended up on the small back seat. The specs back up this visual impression: The 4 Series is about 2 inches lower to the ground than the sedan, and its wheels are pushed farther outward for improved handling stability and grip. Luggage space is generous, even in the convertible.
Very Happy with this vehicle. In 2013, the concept vehicle called the Concept 4 Series Coupé was unveiled at the. That's why it has earned an Edmunds in its class. For 2015, Bluetooth audio streaming is standard. Compared with its predecessor, the F32's is 50 mm 2. The 4-Series' cockpit tends to get dominated by the wide, bright screen that rides on the dash permanently--where you expect it might tuck itself away-and by the much larger iDrive control knob-but you can ease that clash by applying certain trim packages. This is a premium car! The top stows more neatly, which preserves 7.