2022 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe Blends Sport, Utility

Christian Wardlaw | Jun 09, 2021

BMW has fully fleshed out its redesigned 4 Series lineup. It comes in coupe, convertible, and 5-door sportback (Gran Coupe) styles, and the new 2022 BMW i4 is essentially an electric 4 Series Gran Coupe. The last member of the family to debut is the gasoline-fueled 2022 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe.

2022 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe M440i Red Front Quarter View

The Gran Coupe grows substantially over the previous-generation model. It is nearly half a foot longer, more than two inches taller, and an inch broader, with wider front and rear tracks. The standard power-operated rear hatch opens to reveal a 12 cubic foot trunk, which must be some kind of a typo because the whole point of the car is to provide more utility than a 3 Series sedan (which holds 13 cubic feet of luggage). Fold the back seat down, and the 4 Series Gran Coupe’s capacity grows considerably.

The 430i uses a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder making 255 horsepower, while the sport-tuned M440i supplies 382 horsepower courtesy of a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline 6-cylinder engine with a 48-volt mild-hybrid electrical system and motor/generator. 

An 8-speed sport automatic with paddle shifters powers the rear or all four wheels, and in the latter situation, the car uses BMW’s rear-biased xDrive all-wheel-drive system. Various M Sport upgrades enhance the car’s overall performance.

2022 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe Interior Dashboard

BMW offers the latest iDrive 7 infotainment, Live Cockpit Professional instrumentation, and advanced driving assistance systems (ADAS) in the new 2022 4 Series Gran Coupe. With the optional Driving Assistant Professional package, the car provides Level 2 hands-on driving assistance with adaptive cruise control, lane-centering assistance, and lane-change assistance.

With the latest iDrive technology, users can operate the system using a touchscreen, controls on the center console or steering wheel, natural voice recognition, and available gesture control. With gesture control, twirl a finger in the air in front of the display, and you can adjust the volume, for example.

Wireless smartphone integration, cloud-based navigation, Amazon Alexa, and remote access via smartphone app stand ready to satiate the tech-geek in all of us, and BMW can improve iDrive 7 over time via over-the-air (OTA) software updates. Apple iPhone users can turn their smartphone into a digital key that uses near field communications to unlock, start, drive the car, and lock it again upon reaching a destination.

The BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe release date is August of 2021, and prices start at $44,800 plus a destination charge of $995.

BMW is the source of information for this article. It was accurate on June 9, 2021, but it may have changed since that date.

Explore new car previews
2023 BMW 3 Series Preview
2023 BMW 3 Series Preview
The 3 Series sedan is vital to BMW’s health. Though the company’s customers have gradually shifted into SUVs such as the BMW X3, the 3 Series remains popular with people who are new to the family and with people who’ve driven BMWs for years.
Read the full review
2023 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Preview
2023 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Preview
The Range Rover Sport is an icon of luxury and off-roading prowess, and for 2023 the SUV enters its third generation. The new model year brings updated styling, clever off-road assist technologies, a range of hybrid engines, and new technology.
Read the full review
2023 GMC Yukon Denali Ultimate Preview
2023 GMC Yukon Denali Ultimate Preview
The GMC Yukon is an icon among American SUVs. The full-size offering has been around for a long time and has grown quite luxurious and tech-forward in recent years. GMC has announced a new trim level for the Yukon that takes luxury and opulence to a new level.
Read the full review
Read all articles


Scroll to the top
New Car Preview
2023 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Preview
Most Dependable
2019 Vehicle Dependability: Most Dependable Small SUVs
Most Popular
10 Most Popular Large Cars and Minivans
New Model Update
New for 2019: Lexus
New Car Preview
2023 Honda HR-V Preview
More related
articles