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2020 BMW M4 vs. 2020 BMW Z4 Review

New 2020 BMW M4

2020 BMW
M4

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New 2020 BMW Z4

2020 BMW
Z4

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MSRP*
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$77,650
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$49,700 to $63,700
Invoice* $72,715 $46,720 to $59,740
MPG - City 17 24
MPG - Hwy 25 31 - 32
Engine(s) Inline-6 Inline-4, Inline-6
Seating Capacity 4 2
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the BMW Z4, the BMW M4 may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
The BMW Z4 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the BMW M4, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW M4 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the BMW Z4, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW M4 and the BMW Z4 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW M4 is about the same width as the BMW Z4. If you go with the BMW M4, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the BMW Z4.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW M4 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the BMW Z4.

Handling
The BMW M4 has a significantly larger turning radius than the BMW Z4, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW M4 has a much more powerful engine than the BMW Z4. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The BMW M4 offers greater seating capacity than the BMW Z4, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the BMW M4 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the BMW Z4.

Warranty
The BMW M4 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW Z4.