2020 BMW X4 vs. Its Competition

2020 BMW X4
Aaron Cole Aaron Cole Managing Editor

The BMW X4 is a shapely missile aimed at other stylish crossovers such as the Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class Coupe and Porsche Macan.

It’s a similar performer to both, although the Macan may outgun the BMW in top trims.

The Audi Q5 offers a performance variant—the SQ5—although its hardly as daring.

The Evoque is a stylish crossover that’s relatively new, although it doesn’t have the same performance.

The BMW X3 is related to the X4 and is far more practical with similar powertrains.

We suggest trying that first.

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Quick Specs
The 2020 BMW X4 is a crossover coupe that defies convention—no, no, actually it outruns convention.
The 2020 Audi Q5 has become the default luxury crossover SUV for many drivers for a reason: it’s very good.
The 2020 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque emerges from finishing school with more refined road manners.
The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class is comfortable and quiet, with few rivals in among small luxury crossovers.
The fun-to-drive small crossover is accessible by Porsche standards, but the options will cost you.
MSRP From    
Gas Mileage    
14 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
EPA Class    
Small SUV 4WDSmall SUV 4WDSmall SUV 4WDSmall SUV 2WDSmall SUV 4WD
Style Name    
xDrive30i Sports Activity CoupePremium 45 TFSI quattroP250 SGLC 300 SUVAWD
All Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveAll Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity    
Passenger Doors    
Body Style    
Sports Activity Coupequattro Sport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport Utility
Automatic w/ODAuto-Shift Manual w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAuto-Shift Manual w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
 2020 BMW X4 vs. 2020 Audi Q52020 BMW X4 vs. 2020 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque2020 BMW X4 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class2020 BMW X4 vs. 2020 Porsche Macan