The BMW X4 most often competes with the Mercedes-Benz GLC Class based on their similar looks and powertrains.
We like the higher-zoot GLC43 for its turbo-6 and all-wheel drive, but the base X4 has a better turbo-4.
The Audi Q5 is tangentially related, although its styling is considerably more upright.
The SQ5 might be worth a look if performance is your priority.
The Porsche Macan is similarly priced at base levels, but reaches bonkers-level price and performance in Macan Turbo guise.
The Land Rover Range Rover Evoque is a stylish pick for small crossover buyers who may need some modicum of off-road talent (there has to be a few of you out there).
The new BMW X3 is on its way soon and may be a compelling pick just across the showroom floor—it’s more practical and has better interior tech.
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|2018 BMW X4Browse Used Listings||2018 Audi Q5Browse Used Listings||2018 BMW X3Browse Used Listings||2018 Land Rover Range Rover EvoqueBrowse Used Listings||2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC ClassBrowse Used Listings||2018 Porsche MacanBrowse Used Listings|
|18 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy||19 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||20 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy||21 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 25 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||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4|
|Small SUV 4WD||Small SUV 4WD||Small SUV 4WD||Small SUV 4WD||Small SUV 2WD||Small SUV 4WD|
|xDrive28i Sports Activity Coupe||2.0 TFSI Premium||xDrive30i Sports Activity Vehicle||5 Door SE||GLC 300 SUV||AWD|
|All Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive||All 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||Auto-Shift Manual w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Auto-Shift Manual w/OD|
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