The new coupe-like crossover BMW X4 is officially launched on February 14, 2018. The world premiere of the 2nd generation of the Bavarian crossover BMW X4 will be held within the framework of the Geneva Motor Show, opening its doors for visitors in mid-March this year. We offer our readers an overview of the new BMW X4 2018-2019 with photos and videos, the price and specifications, the technical characteristics of the new brother of the new BMW X3. Sales of the new generation of the X4 crossover from BMW AG in the world market (the main markets for North America, Europe, Russia and China) will start in June 2018 at a price of 49700 euros for the basic version of the new BMW X4 xDrive20i with 184-horsepower gasoline engine. The BMW plant in the American city of Spartanburg (Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA) will be engaged in the production of a new generation of BMW X4 at the end of March 2018.
EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR DESIGN
Despite the fact that the Bavarian company does not update the design of its cars for a long period, the X4 version has a modern and new design. Its key features are the following:
The front part of the crossover is decorated in a classic BMW style: a massive radiator grille, sophisticated and modern head optics, a sophisticated front bumper design with fog lamps.
In order to be able to install disks with a large diameter, the body has large and rather massive arches.
On the body are ribs, which make the body more aggressive.
In front of the gills. They are designed to capture air.
Most attention was paid to the design of the rear of the crossover. A special feature can be called quite large diode lanterns, as well as a massive bumper with a complex shape and two branch pipes of the exhaust system.
The manufacturer will offer a new coupe crossover BMW X4 in three body and interior design options – xLine, M Sport and M Sport X. The differences in design are clearly visible in the photo presented in the review. At the same time for the novelty are offered several gasoline and diesel engines. Thus, fans of the Bavarian company will have very difficult to choose their own individual configuration.
At the same time, all the feeds of the new generation of the BMW X4 are a continuous work of art: the luggage compartment door with a strong glass slope and a high vertical metal part topped with a spoiler, a stroke of dimensional lighting, a monumental bumper with a diffuser and large exhaust pipe nozzles.
Side of the body of the new generation X4 demonstrates all the attributes of the coupe-shaped crossover, selected by the manufacturers in a separate subclass of the Sports Activity Coupe: a long hood, a strong slope of the windshield frame, a sloping roof line, starting its decline even before the middle pillar and forming an ideal merger with the line of the high sill at the stern.
The front part of the BMW X4 body is identical to the front BMW X3 and flaunts the signature nostrils of the Bavarian manufacturer’s false radiator grille, the strict look of the Bi-LED headlamps and the powerful bumper with large air intakes.
The salon has not changed significantly. The company maintains a unified style when creating a salon of almost all models. The key features of this proposal are:
Quite a massive multifunctional steering wheel. Today, the steering wheel is used to control various functions.
The classic instrument panel, which is executed very qualitatively.
The central console is represented by a small display and a combination of several logical blocks. All a little turned towards the driver, making the cabin more comfortable.
The tunnel is massive, has an automatic transmission control unit and a joystick, from which the multimedia system is controlled.
The seats are very comfortable, they have a complex configuration, due to which the most favorable conditions for driving a vehicle are provided.
The rear row is simple, the seats are comfortable.
Interior design X4 a replica of the cabin X3, unless you take into account the less hospitable back row and cargo area with the smaller useful volume. The arsenal informative digital instrument panel, compact multifunction steering wheel rim with plump, the proposed extra full color projection display, advanced multimedia complex with a 10.25-inch color display deployed toward the driver center console with correctly placed climate control buttons and control unit , responsible for the auxiliary functions of the car.
Special attention is paid to the well-designed driver’s and front passenger’s seats, providing the assembled landing and excellent lateral support, the distance between the front and rear seats increased by 27 mm in comparison with the predecessor’s cabin (the increase obviously will make it more comfortable to be located behind), as well as high-quality premium materials finishes and a huge selection of color solutions for the interior.
The interior is simple, but tasteful. At furnish the most qualitative materials, for example, a leather and glossy plastic, and also metal decorative elements are applied.
With each new generation of Bavarian crossovers are becoming more attractive and technologically advanced. When creating the model under consideration, the modular platform CLAR was used as a basis, which allowed to drop about 50 kilograms. At the same time, the body significantly increased in size, and also has more efficient aerodynamics.
The key points of the car in question are the following:
The crossover has become much larger.
Engineers were able to significantly reduce the drag coefficient. Due to this, the crossover becomes more stable on the road surface.
Bavarian automaker allows you to install a variety of discs, the size of which varies in the range from R18 to R21.
The model is equipped with the xDrive all-wheel drive system. At the same time, the design has a multi-disc clutch.
There are three gasoline and four diesel engines. At the same time, the diesel version is very popular.
On all versions, 8-automatic transmission is installed, which has high performance characteristics.
It’s nice to note that all versions of the new generation of the BMW X4 are equipped as standard with 8 automatic transmissions and a proprietary all-wheel drive xDrive (multi-plate clutch connects the front wheels). The new “X-Four” is offered with three petrol and four diesel engines.
Gasoline versions of the new BMW X4 2019:
The BMW X4 xDrive20i with a four-cylinder 2.0-liter engine (184 HP 290 Nm) accelerates from 0 to 100 kmh in 8.3 seconds, a top speed of 215 km / h, and an average fuel consumption of 7.1 liters.
The BMW X4 xDrive30i with a 2.0-liter petrol four-cylinder engine (252 HP 350 Nm) accelerates to the first hundred in 6.3 seconds, a maximum of 240 kmh, fuel consumption of 7.3 liters.
The BMW X4 M40i with a 3.0-liter petrol six-cylinder engine (360 HP 500 Nm) fires from 0 to 100 kmh in 4.8 seconds, the maximum speed is limited to 250 km / h, fuel consumption in the combined mode of 9.0 liters.
Diesel version of the new BMW X4 2019:
BMW X4 xDrive20d with 2.0-liter turbo diesel (190 hp 400 Nm) providing acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 8.0 seconds and a top speed of 213 km / h, diesel fuel consumption is 5.3 liters.
The BMW X4 xDrive25d with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo diesel (231 HP 500 Nm) accelerates from 0 to 100 kmh in 6.8 seconds, the top speed reaches 230 km / h, and fuel consumption is declared at 5.5 liters.
The BMW X4 xDrive30d with a 3.0-liter six-cylinder turbo diesel (265 hp 620 Nm) is able to score the first hundred in 5.8 seconds, a top speed of 240 kmh, and a fuel consumption of at least 5.9 liters.
The BMW X4 M40d with a six-cylinder 3.0-liter turbo diesel (326 hp 680 Nm) catapults the coupe-shaped crossover from 0 to 100 kmh in 4.9 seconds, the maximum speed is limited by electronics at the turn of 250 km / h, the average diesel fuel consumption is either lower 6.4 liters.
By the way, it is the version of the BMW X4 M40d that is presented by the Bavarian manufacturer for the first time acquaintance with the new generation of BMW X4 (photo in the review).
This crossover has very attractive characteristics, which are not inferior to more expensive versions.
COMPONENTS AND PRICES
BMW X4 2019 in the new body comes in several versions of the body generation. They have an impact on interior design features, optional options and exterior design. The options are named as follows:
M Sport X.
Car decoration may vary significantly.
Among the features of the equipment we mention the following points:
An informative dashboard is installed. Despite the fact that many automakers switch to electronic display as a panel, the Bavarian automaker remains unchanged classic. In other words, the design is represented by a combination of several scales and an information display. In addition, the design has a high-quality backlight, which significantly improves the readability of information.
The steering wheel is made in a multifunctional form. In this case, the rim is made in a slightly plump kind. When finishing the structure, the highest quality materials can be used. At the same time, in the sports version the design is significantly different, it looks lighter and more functional.
For a surcharge, you can install a projection display. It displays a variety of information on the front display. Recently, the option is in demand, but is often found only on the most expensive models.
BMW Company pays much attention to the development of a multimedia system. In the basic version, the complex is installed with 10.25-inches. The monitor to be installed has a color display, it is slightly deployed towards the driver.
We paid attention to the development of the climate control unit as well as other functions. The block is represented by a combination of various keys that are correctly located.
Many functions can be controlled by voice commands. To do this, you can synchronize with mobile devices via wireless communication or via USB. This significantly increases the comfort in the cabin.
Already in the basic configuration set up chairs with a complex design, which provides comfort. Excellent fit and excellent lateral support. Today, the design of the seats is very complicated, it involves a combination of different systems that provide the required comfort.
Considering BMW X4 2019 (sets and prices), it should be noted that the distance between the front and rear seats increased by 27 mm. Due to this, the second row has become more spacious and comfortable.
So, in the basic version, rather high-quality materials are used. If you want, you can order a version with the highest quality materials, for which you will have to pay extra.
The luggage compartment door has an electric drive. Such an option today is quite common, as it allows to significantly improve the comfort of using the vehicle. Due to the electric drive, the door can be controlled remotely.
In the luggage compartment placed a USB port and a 12-volt outlet. These elements can be used to charge various mobile devices.
The new model BMW X4 in 2019 (photo, price in the article) is a combination of the most modern technologies, due to which the cabin significantly increases comfort. Most attention was paid to the front seats, which have an anatomical shape.
Find competitors of the BMW X4 model is quite difficult. This is due to the fact that the car is a combination of various modern technologies. In addition, the company has developed an attractive exterior and a very high-quality interior. Competitors can be called the following models:
Range Rover Evoque.
Land Rover Discovery Sport.
Competitors in this model are serious. An example is the offer Lexus, which is characterized by an attractive exterior and a combination of all modern options. In addition, Mercedes began to introduce a large number of modern technologies that have been developed over the past few years. The Bavarian company today is a kind of leader in the field of designing and manufacturing modern cars.
Сlass of crossover fell in taste to various motorists. This is due to the fact that the models of this class have the ability to pass enough for movement in the winter, as well as high comfort in the cabin and the most advanced services. An example is the BMW X4 2019, which, by its popularity today, bypasses its older brothers on the conveyor. This is due to the fact that the model is more accessible and has an attractive exterior. Bavarian automaker from year to year leaves each new generation almost unchanged.