Even though it’s starting to age, the 2019 BMW 4 Series is a polished machine with all its goodness. It packs more standard features this year and remains one of the best luxury cars on the market.
The 2019 BMW 4 Series is available as a coupe or convertible and two trims levels: 430i or 440i. Both base version may look different, but they have similar standard equipment. It includes LED headlights, automatic climate control, 10-way-power front seats, navigation and on the Coupe a moonroof. Standard infotainment is a 6.5-inch display, a 9-speaker AM/FM/CD/HD Radio system with Bluetooth streaming and USB audio input. The 440i has a more powerful 6-cylinder engine. Also standard on every 2019 BMW 4 Series is the Ultimate Care, a three years/36,000 miles of complimentary maintenance and four years/unlimited miles of roadside assistance.
Two engines available for the 2019 BMW 4 Series. The base 430i models are powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that makes a robust 248 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. The 440i employ a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 good for 320 hp and 330 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are mated to 8-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive, but a 6-speed manual is available as a no-cost option for the coupe. BMW xDrive all-wheel-drive system is offered as an option regardless of bodystyle. In track testing, the 2019 BMW 430i Coupe manual accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 5.7 seconds. The 440i Coupe Automatic did it in 4.4 seconds.
2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 with 8-speed automatic or 6-speed manual (430i)
248 horsepower @ 5,200 rpm
258 lb-ft of torque @ 1,450-4,800 rpm
EPA fuel economy city/highway: 21/33 mpg (coupe, RWD, manual), 24/34 mpg (coupe, convertible, RWD, automatic), 23/33 mpg (coupe, AWD), 22/32 mpg (convertible, AWD)
3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 with 8-speed automatic or 6-speed manual (440i)
320 horsepower @ 5,500 rpm
330 lb-ft of torque @ 1,380-5,000 rpm
EPA fuel economy city/highway: 18/28 mpg (manual coupe), 21/32 mpg (coupe, RWD, automatic), 21/31 mpg (coupe, AWD), 21/29 mpg (convertible, RWD), 20/29 mpg (convertible, AWD)
The 2019 BMW 4 Series is on sale and arriving now at dealers nationwide. The base 430i Coupe has a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) starting from $45,795, while the hardtop convertible is more with a starting price of $53,945 (all prices include the $995 destination fee). Opting for the 440i model, the prices bump to $52,195 for a Coupe and $60,995 for a convertible.