The new 2018 BMW 4 Series once again promises an excellent performance, and premium interior appointments. Additionally, it offers a myriad of other appealing features such as a dynamic handling, spacious interior seating, upscale interior with straightforward controls, and powerful yet fuel-efficient engines. The BMW 4 Series 2018 release date should be expected sometime this fall, if recent industry pundit’s reports are anything to go by.
It doesn’t take too long to understand the reason why the BMW 4 Series has been the consensus favorite among luxury sport convertibles and coupes once you’re behind the wheel. If you’re an automotive enthusiast, you’ve probably heard about the 4 Series’ diminished “feel” – it maybe subjective, but the noise holds some water nonetheless especially in comparison to its two-door 3 Series predecessors.
But even so, there’s nothing on the market today that can rival BMW’s technology features, top-notch luxury, and engaging driving demeanor. All models including the 2018 BMW 4 Series are uniquely well-rounded.
In comparison to the 3 Sedan with which it shares a platform, the new 4 Series sits lower and wider giving it a sleeker look that is apparently a necessity in this style-driven class. The 2018 BMW 4 Series interior is outstanding and BMW has offered it mild changes meant to burnish its appeal in the face of growing competition. Some features now include a standard sixteen-speaker Harman Kardon stereo and sports seats.
Beneath the hood, two engines are offered. The 2018 BMW 428i model gets the 240-horsepower – generating turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine that enables a fiery 0-60 acceleration in just 5.4 seconds. The other mill is a 3.0L turbocharged six-cylinder engine good for 300 horsepower available for the 2018 BMW 435i model.
Within this price range, though, there’re some pretty enticing competitors offering all manner of bells and whistles, but they nevertheless fall short in some areas, too. Some of them include the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe, Infiniti Q60, Audi A5 2018, and the Ford Mustang GT. Good as they may seem, the “A” rated 2018 BMW 4 Series remains the king of this jungle.
2018 BMW 4 Series Release Date & Price
While leasing is also a viable option to get a feel of what’s life aboard the 4 Series is, the 4 Series Convertible price starts from $50,000 while that of the 4 Series Coupe from $41,000. News of its when it will be available are still scanty at the moment, but my crystal ball tends to suggest that the new model will most likely go for sale sometime this fall.
2018 BMW 4 Series Review of Trims
Two trims are available for the 2018 BMW 4 Series: 428i and 435i. The 2018 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe price starts from around $41,000. Some of the appealing features it offers include a hatchback-style utility, powerful and fuel-efficient engines, an upscale interior, and an engaging handling. The full BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe 2018 review is offered elsewhere on this blog.
The following are the standard features that are available after the 2018 BMW 4 Series refresh: a 10-way power front sports, auto-dimming mirrors, 18-inch wheels, BMW Assist, HD radio, a nine-speaker audio system, a tilt-and-telescopic leather-wrapped steering wheel, a sunroof, adaptive xenon headlights, dual-zone automatic climate control, driver memory settings, HD radio, a USB port, BMW’s iDrive electronics interface, and a leatherette upholstery.
Available options include a higher-resolution 8.8” display screen, BMW Remote Services, voice controls, power lumbar, remote control, keyless entry and ignition, leather upholstery, a color heads-up display, a trip computer, sixteen-speaker Harman Kardon audio system, and a special wood or aluminum interior trim.
More facelift’s updates should be expected on its release date, as BMW is yet to make the entire feature content known.
Wheelbase: 9 ft. 2.6 in. (110.6 in.)
Length: 15 ft. 2.6 in. (182.6 in.)
Width: 5 ft. 11.9 in. (71.9 in.)
Passenger volume: 90 cu ft
Cargo volume: 16 cu ft
Curb weight: 3781 lb
Top Speed: 127 mph
0-60: 5.4 sec
MPG: 20/31 mpg (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Alpine White, Black Sapphire Metallic, Estoril Blue Metallic, Glacier Silver Metallic, Imperial Blue Metallic, Jet Black, Melbourne Red Metallic, Midnight Blue Metallic…
Towing Capacity: N/A
2018 BMW 4 Series Engine Specs
As already mentioned, the new BMW 4 Series 2018 is offered with two available engines. The 428i model comes equipped with a 240-horsepower – generating turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine that enables it make a dash from 0-60 mph in just 5.4 seconds.
The other available mill – 3.0L six-cylinder turbocharged engine – is offered for the 435i model and cranks out a decent output of 300 horsepower and 300 pounds-feet of torque.
The 2018 BMW 4 Series convertible MPG is rated at 20/31/24 mpg in the city/highway/combined with the RWD model.
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