2016 BMW Z4 vs. Its Competition

2015 BMW Z4 Pure Fusion Design
Kirk Bell Kirk Bell Senior Editor

For the most fun for the buck, opt for the base Z4 sDrive28i and save a few dollars.

2015 BMW Z4 Pure Fusion Design2016 BMW Z4
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2016 Audi TT2016 Audi TT
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2016 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray upgraded with Corvette Z06 parts, 2015 SEMA show2016 Chevrolet Corvette
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2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class
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2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder2016 Porsche Boxster
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Quick Specs
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While it isn't as agile as the Porsche Boxster it is priced against, the 2016 BMW Z4 balances sportiness with comfort and a comfortable cabin.
7.8
With a driver-centric interior design and a lighter, quicker driving character, the 2016 Audi TT now offers more of the driving experience that its exterior teases.
8.8
The 2016 Chevrolet Corvette's exceptional performance, style, comfort, and features, as well as its choice of high-power engines and body styles, adds up to an impressive sports car and grand tourer in oneā€”and a car that won't break the bank.
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The 2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class is more of a weekend-getaway machine than a canyon-carver; but with mini-SL style and some unrivaled tech features, if offers up roadster thrills with fewer sacrifices in comfort.
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The 2016 Porsche Boxster is a thrill to drive; but beyond that it's a great car in nearly every way, and one of the best-value sports cars you can get.
MSRP From    
$49,700$42,900$55,400$47,000$52,100
Gas Mileage    
17 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy23 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy
Engine    
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Gas V8Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Premium Unleaded H-6
EPA Class    
Two-SeatersSubcompact CarsTwo SeaterTwo-SeatersTwo-Seaters
Style Name    
2-Door Roadster sDrive28i2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T2-Door Stingray Coupe w/1LT2-Door Roadster SLK 3002-Door Roadster
Drivetrain    
Rear Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity    
24222
Passenger Doors    
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style    
Roadsterquattro CoupeCoupeRoadsterConvertible
Transmission    
Manual w/ODAuto-Shift Manual w/ODManualAutomatic w/ODManual w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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