The BMW 4-Series will mainly be unchanged for the 2019 model year. Based upon order guides, the most notable changes will be the addition of navigation and Apple CarPlay as standard devices.
2019 BMW 4-Series Design
Aesthetically, no significant updates seem in store inside or outside the vehicle. The most recent changes came last year with a modified front fascia, re-tuned suspension and addition of a standard rear camera. For 2019, the 4-Series will come standard with navigation, park distance control, advanced real-time traffic and an updated instrument cluster capable of displaying navigation actions. Buyers will likewise get Apple CarPlay compatibility with a 1-year trial. Previously these were all features that required purchasers to step up to pricey options plans. BMW states the features add $2,750 in worth.
2019 BMW 4-Series Engine
As before, the 430i and 440i will be readily available as a 2-door Coupe, a 4-door Gran Coupe or a 2-door Convertible. Details for the sportier M4 have not yet been revealed since this writing. Under the hood, no major changes appear to be on the way. The present 430i features a turbocharged inline 4-cylinder rated at 248 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. The 440i features a 3.0-liter mill producing 320 hp and 330 lb-ft.
2019 BMW 4-Series Pricing and Release Date
Production of the 2019 BMW 4-Series is set to start in March. We currently estimate that the car will come to dealers by early summertime. Main prices for the 430i Coupe will begin at $45,795 consisting of a location charge of $995. Selecting the Gran Coupe requires $45,595, while the Convertible is priced from $53,945.
When it comes to the more powerful 440i, the Coupe has actually been priced from $52,195, the Gran Coupe from $51,995 and the Convertible from $60,995. These represent price increases of $1,300 across the board, mainly attributable to the increase in basic devices compared to the previous year.
2019 BMW 4-Series Competition
Rivals consist of the Audi A5, Lexus RC and Cadillac ATS Coupe. Playing in a highly competitive segment– together with the Audi A5 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe– often requires premium automakers to include a higher number of basic features in their base models, which might aid with the high turnover seen in today’s customer base.