The BMW 4-Series will mainly be unchanged for the 2019 model year. Based upon order guides, the most noteworthy changes will be the addition of navigation and Apple CarPlay as basic devices.
2019 BMW 4-Series Design
Aesthetically, no significant updates appear to be 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 basic rear camera. For 2019, the 4-Series will come standard with navigation, park range control, advanced real-time traffic and an upgraded instrument cluster capable of displaying navigation steps. Purchasers will also get Apple CarPlay compatibility with a 1-year trial. Formerly these were all features that needed buyers to step up to costly alternatives plans. BMW says the features include $2,750 in worth.
2019 BMW 4-Series Engine
As in the past, the 430i and 440i will be offered as a 2-door Coupe, a 4-door Gran Coupe or a 2-door Convertible. Details for the sportier M4 have not yet been announced since this writing. Under the hood, no major changes appear to be en route. The current 430i includes 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 presently approximate that the car will get to dealerships by early summer season. Official prices for the 430i Coupe will start at $45,795 including a destination charge of $995. Selecting the Gran Coupe needs $45,595, while the Convertible is priced from $53,945.
In the case of the more powerful 440i, the Coupe has been priced from $52,195, the Gran Coupe from $51,995 and the Convertible from $60,995. These represent price boosts of $1,300 throughout the board, mostly attributable to the increase in standard devices compared with the previous year.
2019 BMW 4-Series Competition
Competitors consist of the Audi A5, Lexus RC and Cadillac ATS Coupe. Playing in an extremely competitive section– along with the Audi A5 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe– often requires premium car manufacturers to consist of a higher variety of standard features in their base models, which might help with the high turnover seen in today’s consumer base.