2012 BMW Z4 Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$19,120 - $27,054
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Not Available
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
23 City / 34 HWY
Horsepower
240-335
Seats
2
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$19,120 - $27,054
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Not Available
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
23 City / 34 HWY
Horsepower
240-335
Seats
2

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

3.8 Overall Score
Performance 3.8 Comfort 3.6 Styling 3.9 Value 3.3

Editor's Overview

BMW's pure escape vehicle, the Z4 roadster, earns its keep by making sure you look great on windy, winding roads. With the coupe-to-convertible benefits of a retractable hardtop and the fuel-economy/power balance of an available turbocharged 4-cylinder engine and 8-speed automatic transmission, feeling good about driving quick is easy.

BMW Z4 Models & Trims

sDrive28i $19,120 - $21,967*
Horsepower: 240 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged Gas I4
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 17 x 8, 18 x 8 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
sDrive35i $22,474 - $25,971*
Horsepower: 300 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged Gas I6
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 17 x 8, 19 X 8 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
sDrive35is $23,465 - $27,054*
Horsepower: 335 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged Gas I6
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 18 x 8, 19 x 8 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

5

2 Reviews

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Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

Ultimate driving machine with class.

Love the roadster feel to the car. I has a powerful engine, responsive steering, great technology and gorgeous body. It has been virtually maintenance free and the service at the BMW dealership is superior to none. I have three other vehicles and prefer the BMW because it is a pleasure to drive.

- Oscar M

It is a fast convertible, beautifully engineered German car.

It is fast and comfortable. I enjoy putting the top down. It uses tires ar a great rate and it is noisy.

- Roger S

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Compare Models & Key Features

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Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$19,120 - $21,967
$22,474 - $25,971

Horsepower

Horsepower
240 hp
300 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0
3.0
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Standard

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Standard
Standard

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.2 in.
42.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.1 in.
39.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
10.9/6.4 cu. ft.
10.9/6.4 cu. ft.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional
Standard

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Not Available
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Premium Synthetic
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
2
2

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Standard

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Standard

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional
Standard

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Optional
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P225/40R18
P225/35R19

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
98.3 in.
98.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.1 ft.
35.1 ft.

Length

Length
167 in.
167 in.

Width

Width
70.5 in.
70.5 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3263 - 3307 .lbs
3494 - 3527 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
240 hp
300 hp

Torque

Torque
260 ft. lbs.
300 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Standard
Standard

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
Straight 6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
14.5 gal.
14.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
29 mpg
23 mpg

City

City
23 mpg
19 mpg

Highway

Highway
34 mpg
26 mpg

Suspension

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Standard
Standard

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Optional
Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks
Standard
Standard

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Standard
Standard

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Auto Leveling Headlinghts
Standard
Standard

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Assistance

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
Not Available

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
Not Available

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
Not Available

*JD Power Circle Ratings