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2014 BMW 4-Series Convertible

At a Glance

Pricing $48,750 - $54,900
Drive Types RWD
Engines 2.0l I4 T, 3.0l I6 T
Transmissions A8

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 67

Overview Information

The BMW 4-Series convertible (formerly 3-Series) is a compelling choice for drivers looking for open-air motoring with the security of a retractable hardtop. Competition includes the convertible models of the Audi A5, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, and Infiniti Q60. Available with turbocharged 4-cylinder (428i) and 6-cylinder (435i) engines, the convertible retains most of the performance and handling of the coupe. Torsional and bending rigidity is surprisingly good for a convertible, but this convertible weighs in at 2 tons. A comprehensive set of active safety enhancements ensure the best possible accidence avoidance capabilities.

What Changed:

The long-running 3-Series convertible becomes the 4-Series with the 2014 model year. The new model is about 2 inches longer, and 2 inches wider. The track and wheelbase have both increased. Styling changes are subtle: the most visible difference is in the front. Two engines are offered at launch: a 2.0l four-cylinder turbo rated at 240-bhp and a 3.0l turbocharged inline six rated at 300-bhp.

Official Word:

The all-new BMW 4 Series Convertible represents the latest chapter in the modern history of BMW Convertibles which dates back to 1987 and the first BMW 3 Series Convertible. As with the new BMW 4 Series Coupe, the 4 Series Convertible embodies the very essence of dynamics and aesthetic appeal in the premium segment. The "4" in its title headlines this new product line for the Convertible and emphasizes not only its stand-out design, but also...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
4-Series Convertible 428i 2.0l I4 T (241-bhp) A8 RWD 65 $48,750
4-Series Convertible 428i leather 2.0l I4 T (241-bhp) A8 RWD 65 $50,200
4-Series Convertible 435i 3.0l I6 T (302-bhp) A8 RWD 67 $54,900