The vehicle was unveiled at the 2014 New York International Auto Show, followed by the 13th Beijing International Automotive Exhibition 2014, and at the 22nd Auto Mobil International Leipzig 2014. Early models included xDrive20i, xDrive28i, xDrive35i, xDrive20d, xDrive30d, and xDrive35d.
The M Performance M40i model was announced in 2015. It was officially revealed at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, and produces 265 kW 355 hp and 465 N⋅m 343 lb⋅ft from its turbocharged 6-cylinder engine. It has a 0–100 km/h time of 4.7 seconds. It went on sale from February 2016.
1. Second generation G02; 2018–present
The vehicle was unveiled in late 2017 and shares its platform and basic styling elements with the third-generation BMW X3. Available variants include xDrive30i, xDrive20d, xDrive30d, xDriveM40i, and xDriveM40d.
In North America, the 2019 BMW X4 went on sale in the second quarter of 2018 as an early 2019 model year vehicle. It is available in either xDrive30i or M40i variants. Pricing starts at $50.450 for the xDrive30i, or $60.450 for the M40i.