2014 BMW 435i Convertible First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2014 BMW 4 Series - Road Test Specs

2014 BMW 4 Series Convertible

(3.0L 6-cyl. Turbo 8-speed Automatic)


Year Make Model2014 BMW 435i Convertible
Vehicle TypeRWD 2dr 4-passenger convertible
Estimated MSRP$55,825


ConfigurationLongitudinal, front midengine, rear-wheel drive
Engine typeTurbocharged, direct-injected inline-6, gasoline with auto stop-start
Displacement (cc/cu-in)2,979/182
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, variable intake + exhaust-valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)10.2
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)300 @ 5,800
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)300 @ 1,200
Fuel type91-octane required
Transmission typeEight-speed automatic with console shifter and steering-mounted paddles with Sport/Competition modes
Transmission ratios (x:1)I=4.714, II=3.143,III=2.106, IV=1.667, V=1.285, VI=1.000, VII=0.839, VIII=0.667
Final-drive ratio (x:1)3.154


Suspension, frontIndependent MacPherson struts with dual lower ball joints, coil springs, driver-adjustable multi-mode variable dampers, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearIndependent multilink, coil springs, driver-adjustable multi-mode variable dampers, stabilizer bar
Steering typeElectric-assist, speed-proportional, rack-and-pinion power steering
Steering ratio (x:1)15.0
Tire size, front225/50R17
Tire size, rear225/50R17
Wheel size17-by-7.5 inches front and rear
Wheel materialAluminum
Brakes, frontOne-piece ventilated cast-iron discs with single-piston sliding calipers
Brakes, rearOne-piece ventilated cast-iron discs with single-piston sliding calipers

Track Test Results

0-60 mph, mfr. claim (sec.)5.5

Audio and Advanced Technology

iPod/digital media compatibilityStandard iPod via USB jack
Satellite radioOptional
Bluetooth phone connectivityStandard
Navigation systemOptional with traffic
Smart entry/StartStandard ignition, doors, trunk/hatch
Parking aidsOptional surround view, side view and automated parallel parking assistant
Blind-spot detectionOptional side view
Adaptive cruise controlOptional
Lane-departure monitoringOptional departure warning
Collision warning/avoidanceOptional lane change and forward looking
Driver coaching displayOptional -- lift throttle guide when combined with navigation destination

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)4,023
Length (in.)182.6
Width (in.)71.9
Height (in.)54.5
Wheelbase (in.)110.6
Track, front (in.)60.8
Track, rear (in.)62.7
Turning circle (ft.)37.1
Trunk volume (cu-ft)13
Trunk volume, top down (cu-ft)7.7
Convertible top materialHardtop with glass rear window with defroster
Operation typePower-operated top and latches, includes global window operation with integral tonneau cover
Operation time, lower/raise (sec.)About 20 seconds
Operation lockoutMay be driven up to 11 mph

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