Comparison - BMW X4 M40i 2019 - vs - Subaru Outback Touring XT 2020

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
60,450
Updated: 
07 May 2019
$
39,695
Updated: 
23 Aug 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.20gals
18.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Sapphire Metallic
#000000
Glacier Silver Metallic
#C8C8C8
Alpine White
#FFFFFF
Phytonic Blue Metallic
#315D84
Carbon Black Metallic
#171C24
Dark Graphite Metallic
#545454
Flamenco Red Metallic
#A13838
Sunstone Metallic
#C6C0B2
Color: 
Cinnamon brown pearl
#3F2927
Abyss blue pearl
#2B4566
Crystal black silica
#000000
Magnetite gray metallic
#505666
Crystal white pearl
#E7E7E7
Autumn green metallic
#7C805D

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 BMW X4’s crossover-coupe shape will draw in well-heeled buyers, its drivability in top trims may just keep them there too.

Pros
Intriguing shape
M40i brings real excitement
10.3-inch touchscreen as standard
Near-perfect 8-speed automatic
Composed ride

Cons
Pricey at every level
Apple CarPlay subscription model feels greedy
Rear seat passengers need to mind their heads
Tight fit for cargo
Compromised rear vision

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 BMW X4 ranked #10 in Luxury Compact SUVs. Currently the BMW X4 has a score of 8.1 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 12 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Excellent handling
Powerful engines
Good gas mileage
Easy-to-use infotainment system

Cons
Below-average cargo capacity
Rivals' interiors are more polished
Sloping roofline makes interior feel cramped

By: 
usnews.com

Completely redesigned for 2019.Revised styling.New standard features.BMW's redesigned 2019 X4 is a more sporting and stylish alternative to the traditional luxury crossover. It's related to the X3 SUV but has a sleeker, more coupelike profile. It's also a bit wider, longer and shorter in height than the X3, signaling its mission from the moment you lay eyes on it.

Pros
Both available engines are smooth, powerful and fuel-efficient
Easy to personalize thanks to a long list of standard and optional features
Impressive handling for an SUV

Cons
Rear headroom is a bit tight
The sloping roofline compromises cargo space
Android Auto is not available
Pricey when fully optioned

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Subaru Outback is more refined than ever and features the same, remarkable off-road capability.

Pros
Outstanding capability
Generous 11.6-inch touchscreen
Spacious interior
29 mpg combined with base engine
Comfortable ride

Cons
Styling isn’t a huge leap
Base engine isn’t overwhelming
Small-item storage lacking

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The Outback is fully redesigned for 2020.New 11.6-inch tablet-style interface for the infotainment system.Two available engines, including a 260-hp turbocharged 2.4-liter four-cylinder,Part of the sixth Outback generation introduced for 2020.

Pros
Spacious and comfortable cabin
Optional turbocharged engine makes excellent power
Loading the roof or cargo area is easier compared to most SUVs
Above-average off-road ability

Cons
Small-item cabin storage is compromised by big center touchscreen
Bumpy ride quality with turbocharged XT models
Small climate-control touchscreen buttons can be hard to use

By: 
edmunds.com

The new Outback has more powerful engines, new tech, and, of course, all-wheel drive.

Pros
Competent off-road,
spacious interior,
leading-edge tech features.

Cons
Ho-hum powertrains,
slow design evolution,
occasionally sluggish CVT.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
20.00mpg
23.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
30.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
Inline
4
Flat
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.00L
2.40L
Torque: 
365ft-lbs
at 1 520rpm
277ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
Horsepower: 
355hp
at 5 500rpm
260hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
40.00Feet
36.10Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Destination Download*
Concierge Service*
Hands-Free Calling*
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Roadside Assistance*
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Cargo Floor Mats
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Cargo Floor Mats
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
187.50in
191.30in
Width: 
76.30in
73.00in
Height: 
63.80in
66.40in
Ground Clearance: 
8.00in
8.70in
Front Track: 
61.80in
Rear Track: 
62.80in
Wheel Base: 
112.70in
108.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.00
37.70
Rear Head Room: 
37.20
39.10
Front Leg Room: 
40.70in
42.80in
Rear leg room: 
35.50in
39.50in
Front Hip Room: 
55.50in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.50in
58.10in
Rear Hip Room: 
54.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.00in
57.40in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
50.50cu.ft
75.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
18.50cu.ft
32.50cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
18.60degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.70degrees
Curb Weight: 
4323.00lbs
3937.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
4 one-touch power windows
Reverse tilt passenger only provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
10 -way power passenger seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leatherette
10 -way power driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Sport front seats
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Bucket front seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding Center Armrest
Reclining Rear Seats
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Heated

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
rear stabilizer bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
12 total speakers
205 watts stereo output
USB connection
12 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
4 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
12 Total Speakers
576 Watts Stereo Output

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Power glass (tilt only) sunroof
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 X 7.5 In.
18 X 7.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Run flat tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Front Ventilated Disc Brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Parking Assistant
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Emergency Service*
Passenger head restraint whiplash protection system
Rear center 3-point belt
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Brake drying
Self-leveling headlights
Emergency braking preparation
Post-collision safety system
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Self-Leveling Headlights
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Driving Assistance Package
Premium Package
Parking Assistance Package
Driver Assistance Plus
Executive Package
Tech Package 2
Standard Model
Popular Package #2
Exterior Options: 
20" M Double-Spoke Bi-Color Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
19" M Double-Spoke Bi-Color Orbit Grey Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
21" M Double-Spoke Cerium Gray Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
Space-Saver Spare
20" M Double-Spoke Bi-Color Orbit Grey Wheels W/Performance Non-Run-Flat Tires
Body Side Molding - Cinnamon Brown Pearl
Body Side Molding - Abyss Blue Pearl
Side Window Deflectors - Chrome
Splash Guards
Body Side Molding - Autumn Green Metallic
Trailer Hitch
Differential Under Guard - Rear
Body Side Molding - Crystal White Pearl
Door Edge Guards - Magnetite Gray Metallic
Door Edge Guards - Crystal Black Silica
Door Edge Guards - Autumn Green Metallic
Wheel Locks - Alloy
Body Side Molding - Magnetite Gray Metallic
Door Edge Guards - Crystal White Pearl
Body Side Molding - Crystal Black Silica
Sport Grille - Turbo
Engine Under Guard - Aluminum
Ball Mount
Moonroof Air Deflector
Rear Bumper Cover
Door Scuff Protectors
Door Edge Guards - Abyss Blue Pearl
Rear Gate Trim - Chrome
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror W/Approach Lighting
Door Edge Guards - Cinnamon Brown Pearl
Interior Options: 
Heated Steering Wheel
Heated Front Seats
Front Ventilated Seats
Harman Kardon Surround Sound System
Active Cruise Control
Wireless Charging
Front And Rear Heated Seats
Ash Tray - Silver
Wireless Charger
Woodgrain Interior Trim Kit
LED Upgrade - Dome Light
Cargo Organizer
Cargo Net
Remote Engine Starter - Push Start
Rear Seatback Protector
Sunshade
Sunshade - 2nd Row
Footwell Illumination Kit
Ash Tray Holder
Cargo Separator
All-Weather Floor Liners
Ash Tray - Black
Seat Cover - Rear

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Cognac Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching and Piping, leather
#9C745B
Oyster Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching and Piping, leather
#C4C0B5
Tacora Red Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching and Piping, leather
#9C615B
Black Vernasca w/Blue Contrast Stitching and Piping, leather
#000000
Black SensaTec, leatherette
#000000
Canberra Beige/Black SensaTec, leatherette
#D9D3C7
Black Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching and Piping, leather
#000000
Canberra Beige/Black Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching and Piping, leather
#D9D3C7
Tartufo Extended Merino, premium leather
#9D7866
Ivory White Extended Merino, premium leather
#F1F2ED
Fiona Red Extended Merino, premium leather
#935B4E
Mocha Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching and Piping, leather
#5A5653
Black Vernasca w/Red Contrast Stitching and Piping, leather
#000000
Color: 
Java Brown Nappa, premium leather
#594832