The crossover market is constantly growing, so it isn’t wonder that most of companies try to expand their offer. Bavarian car maker definitely is not an exception. This company introduced an all new model called X4, which stands between X3 and X5 models. New model was presenter at the 2014 International Auto Show, while sales begun few months later. After one year of production, it is hard to expect some bigger modifications, so 2016 BMW X4 will come with the pretty much same characteristics as previous-year model.
2016 BMW X4 features
As we already mentioned, 2016 BMW will feature pretty much the same characteristics as 2015 year model. It will be a four-door luxury crossover, with a coupe-like styling. It will be available in two variants, xDrive28i and xDrive35i. The list of standard features is very long. There are 18-inch alloy wheels, a sunroof, a power tailgate, adaptive xenon headlights, LED foglights, LED running lights, power-folding mirrors, automatic wipers, cruise control, dual-zone automatic climate control, “SensaTec” (premium vinyl) upholstery, a tilt-and-telescoping leather-wrapped steering wheel (with paddle shifters on automatic-transmission models), eight-way power front seats and many, many others. The xDrive35i adds more powerful engine and also larger, 19-inch alloy wheels.
The 2016 BMW X4 will be also available with several optional packages. There is Premium which comes with keyless ignition and entry, leather upholstery, front seat power lumbar adjustment and satellite radio etc. The Cold Weather package includes a heated steering wheel and heated front and rear seats. There is also a Lighting package features full LED headlights with automatic high beam control. The Driver Assistance package features front and rear parking sensors as well as a rearview camera. You can also add features like adaptive cruise control, a top-down camera system, lane departure warning etc. Finally, there is a Technology package, which features a navigation system, a head-up display, BMW Apps and many other. The 2016 X4 will also feature several standalone optional features such as active suspension, a self-parking system, Harman Kardon audio system etc.
2016 BMW X4 engine
The 2016 BMW X4 will be offered with two engines. The base xDrive28i is powered with 2.0 liter 4-cylinder engine with 240 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. Other variant is xDrive35i, which uses 3.0 liter Turbocharged six-cylinder engine, which outputs 300 horsepower and 300 lb-ft of max torque. Both engines are paired with 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters.
2016 BMW X4 release date and price
The 2016 BMW X4 is expected to come this fall. Price will remain pretty much unchanged, compared to 2015 year model.