BMW 4-Series 440i
BMW 4-Series 440i
BMW 4-Series 440i

2020 BMW 4-Series 440i

Pros: Fantastic ride and handling balance; fine build quality; engines supply both good power and fuel economy; racetrack-ready performance in M4 models

Cons: Prices rise quickly with options; limited rear-seat space; many drivers find engine stop/start feature annoying

CG Says: The 2020 BMW 4-Series gains standard automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection and lane-departure warning. The 4-Series is a premium compact offered in coupe and retractable-hardtop convertible bodystyles. There is also a Gran Coupe that is a 4-door hatchback (see separate report). Both coupe and convertible seat four. The 430i is powered by a 248-horsepower turbocharged 2.0-liter four cylinder. The 440i has a 320-hp turbocharged 3.0-liter six. Both engines offer the choice of a 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic transmission. M4 is a high-performance version of the 4-Series available as a coupe or convertible. Plus, the M4 CS is lightweight version of the M4 coupe. M4 has a 425-hp (444 with competition package, 454 in CS) turbocharged 3.0-liter six mated to a 6-speed manual or 7-speed automated manual transmission. Rear-wheel drive is standard and all-wheel drive is available on 430i and 440i. Available features include blind-spot alert, surround-view camera, LED headlights, self-parking, and head-up instrument display. As with its 3-Series sedan siblings, the 4-Series’s ride and handling balance is outstanding, and its powertrains supply impressive power with surprisingly good fuel economy. Prices are steep, however… expect to pay a premium over a comparably equipped 3-Series models. The M4 coupe and convertible offer world-class, track-taming performance and sophistication, albeit at a stiff price premium.

The Facts
Class Premium Sporty/Performance Car
Body Style(s) 2-door coupe, 2-door convertible
Passenger Count 4
Drive Wheels rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive
Manufacturer BMW
Nation of Manufacture Germany
Base Prices 430i coupe: $45,945
AWD 430i xDrive coupe: $47,945
430i convertible: $54,095
AWD 430i xDrive convertible: $56,095
440i coupe: $52,345
AWD 440i xDrive coupe: $54,345
440i convertible: $61,145
AWD 440i xDrive convertible: $63,145
M4 coupe: $70,145
M4 convertible: $78,645
M4 CS coupe: $104,095

Base Engine
turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder (430i)
Horsepower
248
Std. Transmission
6-speed manual (not available in all models)
Avail. Transmission
8-speed automatic
EPA City Range (mpg)
22-23
EPA Hwy Range (mpg)
32-34

Optional Engine
turbocharged 3.0-liter 6-cylinder (440i)
Horsepower
320
Std. Transmission
6-speed manual (not available in all models)
Avail. Transmission
8-speed automatic
EPA City Range (mpg)
18-22
EPA Hwy Range (mpg)
28-33

Optional Engine
turbocharged 3.0-liter 6-cylinder (M4)
Horsepower
425 (444 w/Competition Pkg., 454 CS)
Std. Transmission
6-speed manual
Avail. Transmission
7-speed automated manual
EPA City Range (mpg)
16-18
EPA Hwy Range (mpg)
22-25

BMW 4-Series
2020 BMW 4-Series convertible
BMW M4
2020 BMW M4 coupe
NHTSA Ratings
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(5 is the highest rating)

Front Crash - NA
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Side Crash - NA
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Rollover - NA
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