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2020 BMW Z4
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sDrive30i Roadster
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Z4 sDrive30i Roadster 24 32 $46,720 $49,700
Z4 sDriveM40i Roadster 24 31 $59,740 $63,700
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Roadster
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
718 Boxster Roadster N/A N/A N/A $59,600
718 Boxster S Roadster N/A N/A N/A $72,000
718 Boxster T Roadster N/A N/A N/A $68,500
718 Cayman Coupe N/A N/A N/A $57,500
718 Cayman GT4 Coupe N/A N/A N/A $99,200
718 Cayman S Coupe N/A N/A N/A $69,900
718 Cayman T Coupe N/A N/A N/A $66,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$46,720
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$49,700
$59,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$828 / month
$993 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 BMW Z4 keeps alive the Sunday drive. In Porsche-speak, GTS translates to “Goldilocks.” That’s not true, but the 718 makes a lot of sense in well-balanced GTS trim.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 0 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 -
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 -
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.4 70.9
Track Width, Front (in)
63.7 59.6
Length, Overall (in)
170.7 172.4
Height, Overall (in)
51.4 50.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.5 60.3
Wheelbase (in)
97.2 97.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.9 4.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 13
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.7 14.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 36.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/45VR18 P235/45ZR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/40VR18 P265/45ZR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3287 3021
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 9 18 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 -
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 1550 280 @ 1950
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
255 @ 5000 300 @ 6500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded H-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 - TBD -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 - TBD -
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.81
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 3.31
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.89
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.17 1.41
Trans Type
8 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.32 0.95
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.71 3.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 1.95
Trans Order Code
2TB 480
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.13
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
Roadster Convertible
Vehicle Name
BMW Z4 Porsche 718 Boxster
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 - TBD -
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