BMW 4 Series vs BMW 3 Series

There are many great places to visit throughout Annapolis, Highland Beach, and Hillsmere Shores. What better way to do that than in a comfortable and chic luxury car?

Two popular options are the BMW 4 Series and 3 Series. To help decide which is right for you, read through our 2018 BMW 4 Series vs. BMW 3 Series comparison. We’ll go over the similarities and differences between the two vehicles, to help you make an informed decision. Read all about them below, and don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Body Styles & Design

The 2018 BMW 4 Series comes in three body styles: Coupe, Gran Coupe, and Convertible. The 2018 BMW 3 Series also comes in three body styles: Sedan, Sports Wagon, and Gran Turismo.

No matter which version you choose, you’ll get a vehicle that’ll surely turn heads. The cars in the 4 Series have smooth, race-ready lines, and a toned exterior. They also have a wide chassis, flared wheel arches, and a low center of gravity.

The BMW 3 Series vehicles have the famous Hofmeister kink. This feature consists of a low forward bend at the C-pillar, or the vertical supports of a car’s window area. They also have a signature kidney grille and an aggressive, low stance.

Interior Space & Amenities

The 4 Series and 3 Series can easily fit five, with their respective Gran Coupe and Sedan pretty neck and neck in interior dimensions.

In the 4 Series Gran Coupe, you get 42.2 inches of front legroom and 33.7 inches of rear legroom. In the 3 Series Sedan, you get 42 inches of front legroom and 35.1 inches of rear legroom.

However, cargo space greatly differs between the two models. The 3 Series Sedan has a 13-cubic-foot trunk to fit items inside. The 4 Series Gran Coupe lets you fold the rear seats down flat, offering 45.9 cubic feet of cargo space. On the other hand, the 3 Series Sports Wagon has a maximum cargo capacity of 53 cubic feet.

Nevertheless, each vehicle has lots of amenities to help keep you comfortable on every commute. They each offer heated front seats. The 3 Series also offers heated rear seats, while the 4 Series has an available heated steering wheel.

Additionally, the 4 Series comes standard with 10-way power front seats, to get in that perfect position up front. The 3 Series comes standard with 6-way manually adjustable front seats. However, while the 4 Series stays the same in every trim level, the 3 Series upgrades to 14-way power front seats.

High-Tech Features

Both cars have lots of technologies to help you stay connected and entertained. For instance, they each come standard with Bluetooth® technology, HD Radio™, and 9-speaker sound system.

The 2018 4 Series also comes standard with the BMW Navigation System. This system will display 3D maps on an 8.8-inch high-resolution screen. Plus, you can use voice command to pull up directions, and you’ll get Over-the-Air updates four times a year.

To get this feature in the 3 Series, you need to upgrade to a higher trim level.

But both cars offer wireless charging and a Wi-Fi hotspot. This way, you won’t need to worry about your phone dying if you forget your charger. Plus, everyone on board can stay connected to the internet, so matter where you travel.

Test Drive the BMW 4 Series or BMW 3 Series

No matter which BMW model you choose, you’ll get a stylish car with plenty of space and lots of features. To see the 4 Series or 3 Series in person, schedule a test drive at BMW of Annapolis.

We love helping drivers throughout Annapolis, Highland Beach, and Hillsmere Shores road find their dream car. We want to do the same for you, so contact us today to get started!