BMW M4

BMW M4

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How much does the BMW M4 cost to run?

The 3.0L petrol is the most economical BMW M4 to run, taking into account insurance, tax and fuel efficiency. Compared to the competition in the Performance segment, it will make the smallest dent in your wallet.

The BMW M4 3.0L petrol costs £300.00 a year to tax, as it sits in tax band J.

It does just over 34 MPG on average, which means it will cost £17.00* in petrol every 100 miles driven.

The lower the insurance group, the cheaper a car should be to insure. This model is rated insurance group 42, which is the lowest insurance group in this class bar none.

Engine options

model3.0L petrol
mpg32.1 - 34
emissions194 - 204
tax£300.00 - £325.00
insuranceGroup 42 - 50

*UK average price of diesel £1.34 as of 01/06/2019.

*UK average price of petrol £1.29 as of 01/06/2019.

BMW M4: How big is the boot?

The BMW M4 has a below average boot space (445 litres of luggage with the seats up).

This would allow one pushchair and 2 large bags. Alternatively you could load up with 3 large bags or 3 cabin bags instead.

Worth knowing, the BMW M3 saloon is the best in class, allowing for one pushchair and 3 large bags with its 477 litres.

Is the BMW M4 easy to park?

Given a typical supermarket space, the M4 is hard to park. (If you want the detail it will fill just over three quarters of the bay). This is the widest car in the Performance class, and you may need to breathe in a bit when getting in and out.

For parallel parking, the M4 is the worst in its class. It has a turning circle of 12m, and a length of 4673 metres, giving you a tiny 127mm gap to swing the car in and out.

If you don’t have a drive, you should look at the best in class for parallel parking, the BMW M3.