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2019 BMW X4

2019 BMW X4


2019 Mercedes GLC Coupe

2019 BMW X4 vs. 2019 Mercedes GLC Coupe


The BMW X4 runs on a spirited powerful engine that really knows how to impress. The interior is amazing and made up of premium quality materials. The 2019 Mercedes GLC Coupe is a high riding SUV, that combines a lofty driving position with a fastback styled rump. It has an impressive engine as well but it doesn’t have the option of the manual transmission.

Design & Style

The BMW X4 is more stylish than a sedan and boasts a sporty design with a roofline that looks like a coupe. Its cabin is premium, very modern and neat. There is careful attention to detail ad materials used are top quality. The center stack is appealing and it sits below a rakish floating touchscreen. There is plenty of legroom as well as cargo space available in the X4. It offers 19 cubic feet of cargo capacity which can be increased to 51 cubic feet when you lower the rear seats.

The Mercedes GLC Coupe puts comfort over agility and that is not a crime. It enables the driver to get a decent driving position and good forward visibility. However, the pedals are slightly offset to the right. Its dashboard is great with metal and wood used but it is not screwed together as well as the BMW X4. Legroom is similar to that offered in the BMW X4 but there is less headroom due to its reclining rear. The reclining rear also makes it difficult to load tall items in the boot.

Technology & Safety

The base X4 is fitted with the iDrive infotainment system that features a HD Radio and a 12-speaker sound system. Apple CarPlay is also available along with an integrated navigation system and a 10.3-inch display screen. There is also an option of s gesture-control feature that lets the user control the infotainment system using hand gestures. Its key safety features include adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, blind-spot monitoring, surround-view camera, automatic emergency braking as well as collision warning.

The Mercedes GLC Coupe comes with the 10.3in MBUX infotainment system. This system can either be operated as a touchscreen or via a touchpad. While its system is responsive and has great graphics, it is not as user-friendly as BMW’s iDrive. Apple CarPlay is also not available. On matters safety, it offers automatic emergency braking, collision warning, adaptive cruise control and lane-keep assist.


The BMW X4 is powered by a twin-turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. This engine yields a horsepower of 248 and 258lb-ft of torque. The X4 is a beast on the road and it can accelerate from zero to 60mph in just 6 seconds. Options are also available in a 3.0-liter six-cylinder with a horsepower of 382 and 365lb-ft of torque. This is even more interesting as it gets from zero to 60mph in an impressive 4 seconds. The four-cylinder engine gets a fuel efficiency rating of 23mpg in the city and 28mpg on the highway.

The Mercedes GLC Coupe gets its motivation from a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that generates a horsepower of 241 and 273lb-ft of torque. The engine is attached to a nine-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive. It is rated to reach 60mph from zero in 6 seconds. It gets a fuel efficiency rating of 21mpg in city driving and 27mpg in highway driving.

The Bottom Line

The Mercedes GLC Coupe is impressive in terms of its stylish looks as well as the interior design. It is clear enough though that the BMW X4 is better in so many aspects. First of all there is a user-friendly infotainment system. The engine performance of the X4 is remarkable and it is more fuel-efficient as well.

Ready to Schedule a 2019 BMW X4 Test Drive Today?

At Competition BMW of Smithtown, we give you a chance to experience the pure thrill of driving a 2019 BMW X4 for yourself. Come and visit us today or give us a call at (888) 734-3331 to schedule a test drive. Our dealership staff is always on standby to assist you, and we look forward to serve you in the best way possible.


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