The X4 competes in a world of good-looking SUVs that aren't as practical, nor as efficient, and cost a lot.
In other words, congratulations on your choice of style over substance.
The X3 is a practical competitor, mostly because it has more usable space and fits more people.
The GLC Class looks the part, but lacks the performance punch found in the xDrive35i.
Porsche's Macan is on the other end of the spectrum by offering far more performance, but with an unusable backseat.
The Audi Q5 is a reasonable alternative, but nowhere near as fun to drive without opting for the SQ5.
The Range Rover Evoque is tempting, but its turbo-4 feels gutless at points.
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|2016 BMW X4Browse Used Listings||2016 Audi Q5Browse Used Listings||2016 BMW X3Browse Used Listings||2016 Land Rover Range Rover EvoqueBrowse Used Listings||2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE ClassBrowse Used Listings||2016 Porsche MacanBrowse Used Listings|
|18 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy||19 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy||21 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy|
|Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Premium Unleaded V-6||Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6|
|Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD||Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD|
|AWD 4-Door xDrive28i||quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium||RWD 4-Door sDrive28i||5-Door HB SE||RWD 4-Door GLE 350||AWD 4-Door S|
|All Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Four Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive|
|Sports Activity Coupe||quattro Sport Utility||Sports Activity Vehicle||5-Door||Sport Utility||Sport Utility|
|Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Auto-Shift Manual w/OD|
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|2016 BMW X4 vs. 2016 Audi Q5||2016 BMW X4 vs. 2016 BMW X3||2016 BMW X4 vs. 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque||2016 BMW X4 vs. 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class||2016 BMW X4 vs. 2016 Porsche Macan|