2022 BMW X4 price and specs

There's a facelifted 2022 BMW X4 headed Down Under before year's end, with prices to start at $85,900 before on-road costs.

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The refreshed BMW X4 has been priced and specified for the Australian market, ahead of local deliveries commencing late in 2021.

Like the related X3, the X4 ‘LCI’ range picks up revised design, upgraded infotainment and technologies, though there’s no plug-in hybrid version.

Drivetrains from the pre-update range carry over for 2022 – meaning it continues to be exclusively petrol-powered Down Under – and pricing has increased by $2000 across the board.

BMW hopes to offset the additional cost by adding new equipment.

Pricing

  • 2022 BMW X4 xDrive20i M Sport: $85,900 (+$2000)
  • 2022 BMW X4 xDrive30i M Sport: $95,900 (+$2000)
  • 2022 BMW X4 M40i: $115,900 (+$2000)

All prices include GST and LCT, but exclude on-road costs

Engines

The engine line-up carries over for 2022, meaning the X4 remains a petrol-only proposition and we miss out on mild-hybrid technology, at least for now.

X4 xDrive20i models are powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine generating 135kW and 300Nm. BMW claims an 8.3-second 0-100 time.

The X4 xDrive30i uses an uprated version of the 2.0-litre turbo in the 20i, tuned to deliver 185kW and 350Nm. 0-100 takes 6.3 seconds in this guise.

Finally, the X4 M40i is powered by a 3.0-litre turbocharged inline six petrol, good for 285kW and 500Nm. BMW says 0-100 takes 4.8 seconds.

All models are equipped with an eight-speed automatic transmission.

Fuel economy

BMW Australia hasn’t officially detailed fuel consumption data for the updated line-up, though given the carryover engines we can use the current range as a guide:

  • BMW X4 xDrive20i: 7.3L/100km
  • BMW X4 xDrive30i: 7.4L/100km
  • BMW X4 M40i: 8.7L/100km

All figures are for MY21 BMW X4 models

Dimensions

The 2022 BMW X4 measures 4751mm long, 1918mm wide and 1621mm tall, with the wheelbase quoted at 2864mm.

Boot space is rated at 525L with the second row upright, expanding to 1430L with them folded.

In xDrive20i guise, the X4 weighs 1800kg (DIN) unladed according to European specification.

Warranty and Servicing

BMW Australia covers its line-up with a three-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty.

Servicing can be taken care of as you go or through a pre-paid Service Inclusive plan.

While pricing for the new range hasn’t been confirmed, pricing for the ‘Basic’ plan is listed at $1950 for the current 2021 BMW X4 range, covering five years or 80,000 kilometres – whichever comes first.

Safety

The BMW X4 wears a five-star ANCAP safety rating based on tests conducted by Euro NCAP on the related X3 in 2017.

Additional side impact and oblique tests were carried out on the X4 to confirm results based on the differences in side structures between the two vehicles.

Category scores included 93 per cent for adult occupant protection, 84 per cent for child occupant protection, 70 per cent for pedestrian detection and 58 per cent for safety assist.

It’s worth noting these scores only apply to xDrive20d and xDrive30i variants, with the former no longer on sale in Australia.

Dual frontal, side chest, side curtain and driver’s knee airbags are standard.

The BMW X4 xDrive20i gets the basic Driving Assistant package, which features the following:

  • Autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian detection
  • Forward collision warning
  • Cruise control with downhill braking function
  • Lane departure warning
  • Blind-spot monitoring
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Speed sign recognition
  • Proactive rear collision protection

Opting for the xDrive30i^ and M40i brings the Driving Assistant Professional suite, which adds:

  • Adaptive cruise control with stop/go
  • Steering and Lane Control Assistant (semi-autonomous mode)
  • Lane-keep assist
  • Blind-spot assist
  • Front cross-traffic alert
  • Evasion aid

^Driving Assistant temporarily replaces Driving Assistant Professional due to the current semiconductor supply shortage. A $2500 reduction is applied to the listed RRP in light of the change.

Standard Equipment

BMW X4 xDrive20i features:

  • M Sport package
  • Parking Assistant Plus
  • 19-inch alloy wheels
  • Tri-zone climate control
  • Automatic tailgate
  • BMW Live Cockpit Professional with 12.3-inch screen
  • Connected Package Professional
  • DAB digital radio
  • Driving Assistant
  • Electric front seat adjustment
  • Head-up display 
  • Mirror package
  • Navigation package
  • Parking Assistant
  • Reversing camera 
  • Sport leather steering wheel
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
  • Wireless charging#
  • xLine styling (inc. roof rails)

#Enhanced telephony temporarily replaces Wireless Charging due to the current semiconductor supply shortage. A $429 reduction is applied to the RRP in light of the change.

New additions for MY22 include:

  • Adaptive LED headlights
  • High Beam Assistant
  • Comfort Access
  • Galvanic interior finishers
  • Remote Software Updates
  • Reversing Assistant
  • Sensatec (perforated) leatherette trim (replaces cloth/leather upholstery)

BMW X4 xDrive30i adds the following:

  • Backrest width adjust, driver
  • Leather Vernasca upholstery

New additions for MY22 include:

  • Ambient Lighting
  • 12-speaker HiFi loudspeaker audio system
  • Driving Assistant Professional^
  • Remote Software Updates
  • Reversing Assistant

^Driving Assistant temporarily replaces Driving Assistant Professional due to the current semiconductor supply shortage. A $2500 reduction is applied to the listed RRP in light of the change

BMW X4 M40i adds the following:

  • 21-inch M Sport alloy wheels
  • M Sport differential
  • Adaptive M suspension
  • Instrument panel in Sensatec
  • Panorama glass sunroof
  • Seat heating for front row
  • Lumbar support for driver
  • harman/kardon surround sound system

New additions for MY22 include:

  • BMW Laserlight
  • Driving Assistant Professional
  • Remote Software Updates
  • Reversing Assistant

The 2022 BMW X4 will be offered with a range of extra-cost options and packages. We’ve detailed the three main ones below.

Visibility Package: $5400 (20i, 20d, 30i, 30d)

  • Metallic paint
  • Panorama glass sunroof
  • BMW Laserlight headlights

Comfort Package: $1200 (20i, 20d, 30i, 30d)

  • Seat heating, front
  • Lumbar support, driver
  • Steering wheel heating

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