The BMX X4 goes on sale in July priced from £36,590 for the entry level X4 xDrive20d SE with the first cars arriving at dealerships on the 12th July 2014.
Based on the platform of the current X3 the X4 takes its styling cues from its bigger brother the X6. It is 14mm longer than the X3 and 36mm lower with the front seat occupants 20mm lower and the rear some 28mm lower than those in X3. There is a bench seat in rear, so that the X4 can accoomdate five. The rear seat splits on a 40:20:40 is reveal a boot that can carry between 500 and 1400 litres.
From launch there will be a choice of three diesel engines, the xDrive20d a 2.0 litre unit producing 190 hp / 400Nm of torque. This equates to 0-62 mph time of 8 seconds via its standard six-speed manual gearbox, you can opt for an eight-speed automatic. With the auto fuel consumption on the combined cycle is 54.3 mpg and CO2 emissions 138 g/km.
There is the 3.0 litre BMW X4 xDrive30d which is equipped with an -eight-speed automatic gearbox which produced 258hp / 560Nm and will cover the 0-62 mph benchmark in 5.8 seconds. The fuel consumption is 47.9 mpg and CO2 emissions 56 g/km.
The range topping BMW X4 xDrive35d is powered by a 3.0-litre diesel producing 313hp / 630 Nm, this is even fitted with launch control to command a 0-62 mph time of 5.2 seconds with a top speed of 153 mph. Fuel consumption on the combined cycle is recored at 47.1 mpg and CO2 emissions are 157 g/km.
Auto Start- Stop, Brake Energy Regeneration and on-demand operation of the ancillary units are standard across the range. Optionally available are 17-inch aero wheels with reduced-rolling-resistance tyres, which reduce the CO2 emissions of the BMW X4 xDrive20d and xDrive30d by a further 7g/km.
The X4's core equipment comprises an electrically power opening tailgate, variable Sport Steering, 18-inch light-alloy wheels, front and rear Park Distance Control, Performance Control and Xenon headlights. The interior features 40:20:40 split-folding rear seats, a Sport leather steering wheel, Heated front seats and BMW Business Media package are all standard.
For an additional £1,500 you can upgrade to the xLine trim level which will add 18-inch light-alloy wheel, Satin Aluminium exterior trim, Dark Copper interior trim, Sport seats and exclusive xLine leather upholstery.
Or for £3,000 over the SE spec you can opt for M Sport model which comes with -M Aerodynamic bodystyling, High-gloss Shadow Line trim exterior trim and 19-inch M Sport light-alloy wheels plus M Sport suspension. There are BMW M door sill finishers, Sport seats and an Aluminium Hexagon interior trim add the finishing touches.
|Model||Power (hp)||Torque (Nm)||0 - 62mph (seconds)||Top speed (mph)||Combined (mpg)||CO2 emissions (g/km)||Price|
|X4 xDrive20d SE||190||400||8.0 (8.0)||132 (132)||52.3 (54.3)||143 (138)||£36,590|
|X4 xDrive30d xLine||258||560||(5.8)||(145)||(47.9)||(156)||£44,890|
|X4 xDrive35d M Sport||313||630||(5.2)||(153)||(47.1)||(157)||£48,990|
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