BMW has announced the latest addition to their X4 range; the X4 xDrive35d. The new X4 is set to hit dealer showrooms this month starting at a modest price of $89,900 plus on-roads. This xDrive35d will receive the breadth of equipment already available in its petrol alternative.
The xDrive35d is powered by a 3.0-litre, six cylinder twin turbo engine. While this engine produces significantly more power than the previous xDrive30d it still retains the miserly levels of fuel economy.
Generating 230kW and 630Nm of torque, increases of 40kW and 70Nm respectively over the outgoing xDrive30d, the BMW X4 xDrive35d charges from 0-100km/h in 5.2 seconds, while fuel consumption measures at six liters per 100 kilometers.
Sharing the same extensive list of standard equipment as the xDrive35i, the xDrive35d is equipped with an eight-speed sport automatic transmission with Steptronic, Dynamic Damper Control, 20-inch M light alloy wheels and a full suite of driver assistance features.
These include cruise control with braking function, front and rear Park Distance Control, Rear View Camera and Surround View, with 360 degree visibility, providing optimum assistance for parking and maneuvering in confined spaces.
Receiving the M Sport package as standard, the xDrive35d is equipped with M Aerodynamics package, M leather steering wheel with gearshift paddles and upholstery in Nevada leather.
Comfort access system, including keyless vehicle access and contactless tailgate operation is also included with base specification, in addition to ConnectedDrive Freedom, which consists of ConnectedDrive Services, Remote Services, Real Time Traffic Information and Concierge Services.
The entire cache of ConnectedDrive features is completed by Intelligent Emergency Call, Teleservices and Real Time Traffic Information, while DAB+ Digital Radio and Harman/ Kardon Surround Sound system, with 16 loud speakers, headline the entertainment offerings.
All maintenance requirements for the BMW X4 range are controlled by the Condition Based Servicing (CBS) system. With CBS, sensors and advanced algorithms monitor and calculate the conditions in which a vehicle is used, including mileage, time elapsed since its last service, fuel consumption and how a vehicle is driven. Based on the information captured, maintenance requirements are determined, identifying whether an annual vehicle inspection or oil service is due.
The X4 xDrive35d comes in at $89,900 with the following features standard
- Eight-speed sports automatic transmission with Steptronic
- Dynamic Damper Control
- M Sport Package, including 20-inch M light-alloy wheels, M leather steering wheel with gearshift paddles and M Aerodynamics package
- Leather Upholstery
- Bi-Xenon headlights
- Auto Tailgate
- Navigation system Professional
- Rear View Camera
- Surround View, with 360 degree visibility
- Comfort Access system
- ConnectedDrive Freedom
- Real Time Traffic Information
- DAB+ Digital Radio
- Harman / Kardon Surround Sound System