Australian details have been confirmed for the 2019 BMW X4 range, the coupe-styled SUV is due to arrive in showrooms in the third quarter of 2018 priced from $76,900 plus on-roads.
At launch, BMW will offer four variants of the second-generation X4: the xDrive20i, xDrive20d, xDrive30i and M40i.
Opening the range is the xDrive20i which is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine generating 135kW and 290Nm. It’s capable of reaching 100km/h from rest in 8.3 seconds.
Across the range, drive is sent to all four wheels through an eight-speed automatic transmission. There is no rear wheel drive entry model at this stage, but give it time.
The xDrive20d uses a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine that produces 140kW and 400Nm of torque, for a 0-100km/h time of 8.0 seconds.
Apart from the engine, the specification level of the xDrive20i and xDrive20d are the same. Standard equipment includes 19-inch alloys, LED headlights and taillights, adaptive suspension, head-up display, three-zone climate control, Driving Assistant and Parking Assistant Plus.
As with the X2, BMW is offering the M Sport X package as a no-cost option on all variants except the M40i. The pack adds Frozen Grey design elements, M Sport adaptive suspension, M sport brakes, BMW Individual high-gloss ‘Shadow Line’ window surrounds and specific light alloy road wheels, measuring 19 inches on xDrive 20i and 20d variants, and 20 inches on the xDrive30i.
The xDrive30i gets a tuned up 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine that develops 185kW and 350Nm. There’s a bit more hustle here, it can hit triple figures from a standstill in 6.3 seconds.
For the first time, BMW will offer the X4 as an M Performance model and as such, the M40i gets a 3.0-litre turbocharged straight six-cylinder petrol engine under the bonnet that produces 265kW power output and 500Nm of torque. It’s no slouch, reaching 100km/h in 4.8 seconds.
2019 BMW X4 equipment highlights:
xDrive20i and xDrive20d
Cruise control with braking function
Driving Assistant with approach control warning, lane departure warning, lane change warning and speed limit info
Parking Assistant Plus including a rear-view camera, fully automated parking assistant with active park distance control, surround view, panorama view and 3D view
LED Headlights with extended contents, including cornering lights and LED daytime running lights
LED fog lights
Interior rear-view and exterior mirrors with anti-dazzle function
Lights package, including footwell lights, door exits, reading lights and vanity mirrors
Rain sensor, including automatic headlight activation
M Sport Package
19-inch M light alloy wheels
BMW Individual high-gloss Shadow Line
Front sports seats
Cloth/leather ‘Vernasca’ upholstery
Front electric seat adjustment with driver’s memory function
M leather multi-function steering wheel
Three-zone climate control air conditioning
ConnectedDrive Services including BMW Online and BMW Apps
Remote services including send-to-car, cabin pre-conditioning and remote unlocking/locking via smartphone app
Navigation system Professional with a 10.25-inch colour touch display
DAB+ digital radio
Enhanced telephony with extended smartphone connectivity including Bluetooth connectivity for up to two devices
Vernasca leather upholstery
12.3-inch digital instrument cluster
M Sport Brakes
Adaptive LED headlights with high beam assist
20-inch BMW M light alloy wheels
Driving Assistant Plus - active cruise control with stop & go function, front cross-traffic warning, steering and lane control assist, lane keep assist and side collision warning
Adaptive M suspension with specific tuning
M Sport differential
Cerium grey exterior design elements
21-inch BMW M light alloy wheels
16-speaker harman/kardon audio system
Ambient light, offering six configurable interior colour themes
Faux leather instrument panel
Poplar Grain fine-wood interior trim
Heating and lumbar support for the front seats
ConnectedDrive Freedom Package including Concierge Services with 24/7 assistance via the ConnectedDrive Call Centre
2019 BMW X4 pricing (excludes on-road costs):
X4 xDrive20i M Sport - $76,900
X4 xDrive20d M Sport - $79,900
X4 xDrive30i M Sport - $83,900
X4 M40i M Performance - $109,900
Innovations Package - $2,200 (xDrive20i and 20d)
Keyless entry, high-beam assist, adaptive LED headlights, wireless phone charging, 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster
Comfort Package - $2,800 (not available on M40i)
Woodgrain interior trims, ambient light, lumbar support for driver and front passenger, front seat heating, 12-speaker audio system
Enhance Package - $8,700 (xDrive20i and 20d)
20-inch M light alloy wheels, Vernasca leather upholstery, M Sport brakes, keyless entry, galvanic control embellishers, Driving Assistant Plus, adaptive LED headlights with high-beam assist, 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster
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