The newest 2019 BMW X4 has been showed at Geneva Motor show earlier this month and the second generation of this model has officially started. Bavarian automaker presented a sporty crossover SUV that looks practical and upscale.
Moreover, the BMW X4 is a capable off-roader that offers premium interior, aggressive exterior, and even new suspension settings.
2019 BMW X4 design is sportier and more aesthetic
The complete look of the second-generation X4 is similar to the first-gen model. On the other hand, some styling cues are easy to spot. For example, the front part looks like the one on X3 model, while the rear part is all-new. Overall, it is still a big and beefy crossover SUV. The roofline is lower and the whole exterior design is sportier and more aesthetic. It measures wheelbase 110.6 inches, length 184.3 inches, width 74.1 inches and height of 63.9 inch.
The new three-dimensional kidney grille looks classy and the headlight units are reshaped to a much smoother design. The fog lamps are horizontal and air intakes are coming in a single shape. At the rear, LED taillights looks fresh and also in 3D shape looks slimmer and the shape is more horizontal too.
The wheels are 20-inch, and 21-inch wheels finished in Cerium Gray are optional. One can choose 12 amazing color options like Alpine White, Carbon Black Metallic, Black Sapphire, Chestnut Bronze Metallic, Deep Sea Blue, Dark Graphite Metallic, Glacier Silver Metallic, Long Beach Blue Metallic, Jet Black, Melbourne Red, Mineral Silver and Mineral White Metallic.
2019 BMW X4 Interior is Luxurious
The 2019 BMW X4 offers more passenger space inside the cabin but the overall layout is very much the same as on the previous model. The driver-oriented control scheme now sit to the center console, and the seating position is taller. A new panoramic roof is larger and it comes as a part of standard equipment.
Latest X4 features new ambient lighting sources as well, and it could be found on the instrument panel, door paneling, center console and footwells. Electrically operated sun blind is a new feature too, and heated and ventilated seats are included as well. An optional feature that is new is a Wi-Fi hotspot and can receive up to ten devices.
There are seven interior colors options available Black, Beige/Black, Ivory White, Mocha, Saddle Brown, Oyster and Sand Beige/Black. The accents can be found mostly in the audio and A/C controls.
The safety features in 2019 BMW X4 will include DSC, Electronic Stability Control, Roll Stability Control (RSC), Side Impact Beams, BMW Assist eCall Emergency S.O.S, Front and Rear Parking Sensors, Curtain airbags for 1st And 2nd Row, Airbag Occupancy Sensor, Low Tire Pressure Warning, Back-Up Camera and also for the youngest Rear Child Safety Locks.
2019 BMW X4 Engine and Acceleration
The biggest change happened under the hood of 2019 BMW X4. The base model called xDrive30i will come with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine that is capable of producing 240 HP and 260 pound-feet of torque. This engine is equipped with High Precision Injection for the fuel and can hit 0 to 60 mph in 6 seconds.
The M40i model now offers a turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder powertrain that returns 355 HP and 365 pound-feet of torque. More power means more speed, and BMW claims that this model reached 0 to 60 mph in 4.6 seconds.
Both engines are coming with an 8-speed automatic transmission and with an all-wheel-drive setup as a standard. BMW also says the newest xDrive all-wheel-drive system is lighter and more efficient, and it comes with an electronically controlled torque split.
2019 BMW X4 Towing Capacity and Fuel Economy
The approaching model 2019 BMW X4 comes with a towing capacity of 3,500 lbs. The first one four-cylinder turbocharged engine will score in city/highway fuel economy of 20/28 mpg. However, the next one six-cylinder will provide 19/26 mpg. Furthermore, this model comes with fuel tank capacity of 17.7 gallons. As for the range with the full tank, it provides cruising 442.50 miles.
2019 BMW X4 Release Date, Cost and Rivals
The second generation 2019 BMW X4 will hit the markets this summer and standard xDrive30i model will cost around $49,000. M40i model starts at $61,000. That means the new X4 will cost around $2,500 more than the outgoing model. The main rivals are models Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe, Range Rover Evoque and the newest Jaguar F-Pace.