Find a 2023 BMW Z4

    $96,100 - $135,400 excl. on-roads
    2023 BMW Z4

    2023 BMW Z4

    $96,100 - $135,400 excl. on-roads

    Fuel Efficiency6.5 - 7.5 / 100km
    ANCAP RatingNot tested
    Warranty5 years
    BMW

    About the Z4

    BMW is making various tweaks to the Z4 for 2023, but bucking current trends by keeping prices unchanged.

    The 2023 BMW Z4 will continue to be offered in sDrive20i guise for $90,900 before on-road costs and as an M40i for $133,900 before on-roads.

    The sDrive30i won’t be a part of the updated range. Customer deliveries are expected to begin in early 2023 of the 20i and M40i.

    Changes are largely cosmetic, with a new exterior styling package, a new wheel design, and fresh paint colours.

    Summary

    Our expert's shortest summary
    Hit

    More power

    Fantastic chassis

    Proper premium roadster vibe

    Miss

    Display and infotainment niggles

    Powertrain grumpy at low speed

    Pricey against the Supra

    Z4 Range Guide

    Which variant of the BMW Z4 range is best for you?

    The sDrive20i comes standard with the following equipment:

    • Automatic LED headlights
    • Automatic high-beam
    • Rain-sensing wipers
    • 18-inch alloy wheels
    • 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system
    • 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster
    • 10-speaker sound system
    • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
    • DAB+ digital radio
    • Satellite navigation
    • Launch control
    • Heated seats
    • Power-adjustable sports seats with memory
    • Dual-zone climate control
    • Autonomous parking assist

    The M40i adds:

    • Adaptive suspension
    • Adaptive LED headlights
    • M Sport brakes with blue or red callipers
    • 19-inch alloy wheels
    • Proximity key entry
    • 12-speaker sound system
    • Head-up display

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    Interior

    Photos and Images of the BMW Z4 Interior

    The Z4 is, in a word, low, both inside and out. 

    Aussie designer Calvin Luk’s exterior handiwork bucks tradition – the main character lines rises nose to tail, in opposition to prior generations – and styling is highbrow and arresting, with a broad nose and very squat proportions. The more time I spent with Z4, the more handsome it seemed to become. 

    The angular design theme is evident inside, too. You don’t so much climb as fall into the Z4 and the sensation of having your bum so close to Mother Earth is key to that roadster charm. Entry and egress requires effort and it’s a machine to avoid if you have back problems.  

    Exterior

    Photos and Images of the BMW Z4 Exterior

    The new styling package brings a new design for the kidney grille with horizontal slats, as well as new side air curtain intakes for the front apron.

    The rich purple Thundernight Metallic from the new 2 Series has been added to the Z4’s palette, alongside M Portimao Blue and Skyscraper Grey.

    There’s also a new 19-inch M light alloy wheel design, finished in Bicolour Jet Black matte with a ‘diamond polished’ edge.

    The optional M Sport Plus package also includes BMW’s M Lights Shadow Line treatment, swapping out the chrome headlight elements with black ones.

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    Cost of Ownership

    What is the running, servicing and ownership costs of buying a BMW Z4?

    BMW offers Service Inclusive Basic packages that cover maintenance for either three years and 40,000km for $1450 or five years or 80,000km for $1800.

    How it Drives

    Our expert take on BMW Z4 drivability?

    The BMW Z4 sDrive20i is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine producing 145kW of power and 320Nm of torque, while the M40i is powered by a turbocharged 3.0-litre inline six with 285kW and 500Nm.

    Both models are rear-wheel drive and use an eight-speed torque-converter automatic transmission.

    Z4 Safety Rating

    ANCAP Safety Rating Australia

    While the BMW Z4 doesn’t have a rating from ANCAP, the safety authority’s European counterpart Euro NCAP awarded it five stars in 2019.

    It received an adult occupant protection rating of 97 per cent, a child occupant protection rating of 87 per cent, a vulnerable road user protection rating of 91 per cent, and a safety assist rating of 76 per cent.

    Standard safety equipment includes:

    • Autonomous emergency braking
    • Blind-spot monitoring
    • Rear cross-traffic alert
    • Lane-departure warning
    • Four airbags
    • Reversing camera
    • Front and rear parking sensors

    Z4 Options

    Options list for the BMW Z4

    The M Sport Plus package costs $3500 on the sDrive20i and $2500 on the M40i, and adds:

    • Tyre pressure monitoring
    • M seat belts
    • M high-gloss Shadow Line treatment, including high-gloss black trim for the grille, headlights, and exhaust outlets

    sDrive20i models also gain:

    • 19-inch bicolour light alloy wheels
    • M Sport brakes with blue or red callipers
    • Adaptive suspension

    M40i models also gain:

    • Gloss black rollover bar and front bumper inserts
    • Body colour mirror caps
    • Metallic paint

    Buyers can also pay $4000 for sDrive20i models with this package to include 19-inch M light alloy wheels, with either a double-spoke style or a V-spoke style that’s finished in Bicolour Jet Black matte.

    The Precision Package for the sDrive20i costs $3600 and adds:

    • Heated steering wheel
    • Adaptive LED headlights
    • Ambient lighting
    • Driver and front passenger lumbar support
    • Harman Kardon sound system

    Z4 Warranty

    What is the warranty period and kilometre limit for the BMW Z4?

    The BMW Z4 is covered by a three-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty.

    Z4 Infotainment

    What infotainment do you get within the range?

    Inside, the cabin has fully electric M Sport seats with leather trim and heating, 10.25-inch digital instrumentation, a head-up display, 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment with inductive phone charging, DAB+ radio, proprietary sat-nav, a 32GB hard drive (for music) and something of a rarity these days: a console rotary controller.

    You also get a three-year subscription to BMW Connected Package Professional that includes real-time traffic info and wireless Apple CarPlay, as well as ConnectedDrive Services that include feel-good novelties such as real-time news and weather app displays

    The infotainment system is powerful, razor sharp and chock-full of features, though the effort required to uncork BMW’s connected universe might be more than some users – not just owners – might care to invest.

    For instance, CarPlay isn’t simply plug – or place, in the case of wireless application here – and play, but demands subscription and dicking about, robbing the format of its usual convenience in simplicity.   

    Z4 Boot Space

    How much luggage or cargo capacity and boot space is there in the BMW Z4?

    Boot space is modest 281 litres though, dimensionally, it’s roomy enough to fit a fairly large suitcase or most ‘weekend away’ gear you might have within reason. There’s a ski port, too. No spare, however, as you’ll have to make do with the goo.

    Z4 Fuel Economy

    How much fuel does the BMW Z4 use and what are its emissions?

    The 2023 BMW Z4 uses 6.5L/100km on the combined cycle in sDrive20i guise and 7.5L/100km in the M40i.

    It requires 98 RON premium unleaded fuel and has a 52L fuel tank.

    Depending on the variant, view the 2023 BMW Z4 fuel usage below.

    All Highway, City, and Combined figures below are litres per 100km

    VariantSeriesStyleFuel TypeHighwayCityCombinedE10?
    sDRIVE20i M SPORTG292D ROADSTERPREMIUM UNLEADED PETROL--6.5-
    M40iG292D ROADSTERPREMIUM UNLEADED PETROL--7.5-

    Z4 Dimensions

    The dimensions of the BMW Z4

    The BMW Z4 measures 4324mm long, 1864mm wide and 1304mm tall on a 2470mm wheelbase.

    The 2023 BMW Z4 measures 4324mm long, 1864mm wide and 1304mm tall, with a 2470mm tall wheelbase.

    Z4 Market Fit

    Where does it fit in the competitor segment?

    The BMW Z4 is categorised as a SPORTS FROM 80K

    Frequently Asked Questions

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    If buying from a dealer as a used car, the 2023 BMW Z4 range is priced from $96,100 for the "Z4 sDRIVE20i M SPORT" variant and finishes at $135,400 for the "Z4 M40i" variant. If you were to trade a used 2023 BMW Z4 in to a dealer, you can expect a second hand price of $83,600 for the "Z4 sDRIVE20i M SPORT" variant up to $117,800 for the "Z4 M40i" variant. These prices may vary depending on the condition and mileage of the vehicle.

    The 2023 BMW Z4 is built in Austria and is then shipped to Australia.

    The 2023 BMW Z4 has not been tested by ANCAP yet.

    The 2023 BMW Z4 uses Premium Unleaded Petrol.

    The 2023 BMW Z4 has 2 doors.

    The 2023 BMW Z4 had a 5 year, unlimited km warranty.

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