BMW X4 is the newest addition of the crossover SUV with the coupe-like profile to BMW’s lineup. Like the larger coupe-like X6 which derives from the X5, the X4 is the derivative of the X3 with which it gives powertrains and dimensions. That distinctly styled SUV from the BMW family debuted in 2014 and what is interesting, it would appear that German giant already has the second generation of this model in the perspective. The new gen-version must debut around the mid of the next year which implies that buyers might get the new iteration of this model like the 2019 BMW X4. It means that BMW would interrupt the usual product cycle of 7 years.
WHAT WILL CHANGE?
The next-gen X4 will undoubtedly be engineered on the new lightweight platform and may get the range of more strong and effective engines. The styling may evolve from the current sort while the expanded cottage will feature the high-tech and security features. The high-performance M variation should also be available.
2019 BMW X4: PLATFORM, DESIGN
Like their derivative, the X3 that may occur late this year, the 2019 BMW X4 will undoubtedly be built on the rear-wheel-drive scalable architecture. The lightweight design of this platform will help the new X4 to be around 220 lbs lighter than the current generation giving also the better gasoline effectiveness and performance.
Styling clever, the X4 won’t feature a innovative change. The model’s design will be an development of the current design theme with styling cues lent from the next X2. It will feature tweaked split kidney grille and headlights and may also get the new LED taillights. The profile may emphasize the strong identity line which runs from the front fenders over the door handles to the taillights and low roofline may also make it more dramatic. The M variation will feature more intense look with the lower position, flared fenders, sportier bumpers and other M specific design cues.
Inside the cabin, the new X4 may get a more advanced design. The new seating process provides higher freedom and comfort. The latest tech and security features along side with the advanced telematics may also be the step forward from the current generation.
2019 BMW X4: POWERTRAINS
In the engine department, the new 2019 BMW X4 may offer the range of diesel and petrol units. The diesel range may contain two more efficient 2.0-liter engines alongside with the 3.0-liter inline-6 petrol and diesel units. The new engine versions ought to be around 15 hp tougher than the current units. The fuel economy should be about 10 percent better.
The US-spec versions must get the 2.0-liter turbo four engine. It should come with the better result than the current 240 hp and 260 pound-feet of torque. The M performance model may also get stronger turbocharged V-6. It is not also excluded that diesel model might get stateside.
2019 BMW X4: ARRIVAL, PRICE
As mentioned earlier, the new-gen X4 is expected to debut in mid-2018 which means as the 2019 BMW X4. It’s too soon to talk about rates but we should maybe not assume radical changes in the price range.