BMW 5 Series vs 4 Series

Drivers with a craving for premium luxury can find their match with a BMW. But whether they choose a sedan, a coupe, a convertible, or one of the company’s attractive SUVs depends on the needs and desires of individual buyers. In this BMW 5 Series vs 4 Series comparison, we are going to look at two attractive options in the BMW lineup.

The BMW 5 Series is a midsize luxury sedan with five person capacity and four doors. The two-door BMW 4 Series comes in either coupe or convertible body styles, and can hold up to four passengers. No matter which model is chosen, these BMW cars will offer engaging driving and attractive standard and available features. The model that a luxury shopper chooses may depend on their cargo, passenger and styling needs. Those looking for an open-air convertible may be attracted by the 4 Series, while those with larger space needs will find their match in the BMW 5 Series. We have compared a recent model year below.

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2017 BMW 5 Series vs 2017 BMW 4 Series
$51,000 Estimated Starting MSRP $41,000 (coupe), 50,000 (convertible)
Midsize sedan Body Styles Compact coupe, convertible
5 Passengers 4
18.7 cubic feet Trunk Space 15.7 (coupe), 13.1 (convertible) cubic feet

Interior Space on the BMW 5 Series and 4 Series

One of the most significant differences when comparing the BMW 5 Series vs 4 Series is the cargo space. While the midsize luxury model offers between 18 and 19 cubic feet of space for cargo, the BMW 4 Series (at least in the 2017 BMW 430i model) tops out at approximately 15.7 cubic feet in its coupe body style. Switching to the convertible body style removes more than two cubic feet to make way for the convertible machinery. When comparing the BMW 5 Series and the BMW 4 Series convertible options, there is also a similar starting MSRP, though there is much more of a difference when looking at the midsize sedan compared to the coupe option.

Either one of these vehicles can offer drivers engaging handling and premium features. If you are interested in BMW models in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, be sure to explore the pre-owned BMW inventory available here at Certified Autoplex. Our models are high-quality, of recent model years, and, in many cases, available for significantly less than a new luxury model. We also offer affordable shipping anywhere in the United States. Contact a member of our sales team or explore our inventory today to get on the way to a new BMW 5 Series or BMW 4 Series.

2017 BMW 5 Series driving on the road
trunk view of the 2016 BMW 4 Series
infotainment system on the 2017 BMW 5 Series
front seats of the 2017 BMW 4 Series