Compare BMW 3 Series Convertible vs BMW 4 Series Convertible

Overview

Engine
3.0L Inline-6 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
9 ft³
Trunk Volume
10.6 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0L Inline-6 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
230 hp @ 6500 rpm
255 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
200 lb-ft @ 2750 rpm
295 lb-ft @ 1550 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,891 lbs
3,918 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
21 MPG
28 MPG
City
18 MPG
25 MPG
Highway
27 MPG
34 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.7 Tons/yr
6.3 Tons/yr
EPA rating
5
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
16.1 gallons
15.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
289.8 miles
390 miles
Cruising Range Highway
434.7 miles
530.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
181.9 in
187.9 in
Height
54.5 in
54.6 in
Max Width
71.5 in
72.9 in
Front Width
59.1 in
62.3 in
Rear Width
59.6 in
62.7 in
Wheelbase
108.7 in
112.2 in
Ground Clearance
5.4 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
41.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
38 in
40.6 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.3 in
55.1 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
32 in
32.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.5 in
36.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
49.3 in
43.9 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
9 ft³
10.6 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.1 ft
37.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 8.0"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 8.0"
18" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
5-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
225/45R17
P225/45HR18
Rear Tire
225/45R17
P225/45HR18

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Crimson Red
  • Jet Black
  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Deep Sea Blue Metallic
  • Le Mans Blue Metallic, (REQ: ZMP M Sport Pkg)
  • Liquid Blue Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Orion Silver Metallic
  • Space Gray Metallic
  • Titanium Silver Metallic
  • Vermilion Red Metallic
  • Arctic Race Blue Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Brooklyn Grey Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Portimao Blue Metallic
  • San Remo Green Metallic
  • Skyscraper Gray Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic
  • Aventurin Red Metallic, Priority 1
  • Individual Dravit Grey Metallic, Priority 1
  • Tanzanite Blue II Metallic, Priority 1

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Leatherette seat trim
  • Cream Beige, Leatherette seat trim
  • Black, Perforated Sensatec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, Perforated Sensatec Upholstery
  • Cognac, Perforated Sensatec Upholstery
  • Tacora Red, Perforated Sensatec Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black, Dakota leather seat trim
  • Coral Red/Black, Dakota leather seat trim
  • Cream Beige, Dakota leather seat trim
  • Gray, Dakota leather seat trim
  • Oyster/Black, Dakota leather seat trim
  • Saddle Brown, Dakota leather seat trim
  • Black w/Blue Stitching, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Tacora Red, Vernasca Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Optional
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Optional
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Optional
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Optional
Optional
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Optional
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Optional
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Optional
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Optional
Seat Memory
Standard
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Standard
Rear A/C
Standard
Standard
Keyless Start
Optional
Standard
Telematics
Optional
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA Crash Test Result

Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Note
Assist Safety Plan
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
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