BMW introduces refreshed BMW 4 Series

BMW introduces refreshed BMW 4 Series

BMW dealerships are now taking delivery of a refreshed version of the BMW 4 Series and buyers are the winners with prices shaved off the entire range.

The Coupe, Convertible and Gran Coupe offering is now priced from $68,900 and welcomes new model designations – 430i and 440i, these replace the previous 428i and 435i.

Before looking at those new models, BMW has also sent us all the details on the upgrade of the existing 420i and 420d. The biggest change here is the inclusion of Adaptive M Suspension, Head-Up Display, Lane Change Warning and Surround View with Top and Side Views as standard.

While engine tweaks have helped reduce fuel consumption from the turbo-petrol engine in the 420i. BMW telling us the Coupe and Gran Coupe version now uses a combined 5.8L/100km (down from 6.1 and 6.3L/100km respectively), while the Convertible sees 6.2L/100km, down from 6.4.

2016 BMW 4 Series pricing:

  • BMW 420i – from $68,900 ($2,200 reduction)
  • BMW 420d - from $71,200 ($2,200 reduction)
  • BMW 430i – from $79,900 ($2,500 less than previous 428i)
  • BMW 440i – from $99,900 ($10,000 less than previous 435i)

The new BMW 430i gains an additional 5kW over the superseded 428i for an output of 185kW/350Nm and fuel consumption reductions of up to 0.6L/100km (closed roof versions). BMW also throwing in the M Sport Package as standard and the Luxury Line pack as a no-cost option.

Finally, to the new flagship in the BMW 4 Series range – 440i. The big change is the updated 3.0 litre six-cylinder engine that offers 240kW/450Nm, those outputs up 15kW and 50Nm over the previous 435i.

Despite the extra power and torque, BMW say the new engine uses up to 0.6L/100km less fuel.

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