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2022 BMW M440i Coupe Review

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The 2022 BMW M440i is expected to be a mid-priced midsize luxury sedan. It shares many similarities with the current 3 Series sedan, including its black and beige interior, mesh-style aluminium inlays, and rotary-control iDrive infotainment system.

It also has cloud-based navigation, Android Auto compatibility, and wireless Apple CarPlay. In addition, the 2022 BMW M440i will be available in five different trim levels. The M440i Gran Coupe starts at $59,195, after a $995 delivery cost.

Performance

The BMW M440i is a high-performance sports coupe with a new driving technology. Compared to the BMW 3 Series, the BMW M440i offers a sportier feel for a sports car and comes with mild-hybrid technology.

The automatic transmission delivers smooth shifts in normal driving while offering sportier shifts in Sport mode. The result is a sports car with great gas mileage.

The BMW M440i Gran Coupe is an extension of the four-door M440i. Its body is more aerodynamic and possesses a rear-wheel-drive system., one for M and the other for competition.

Sporty Engine Response

The BMW M440i features smooth engine response and comfort dampers. The M440i Gran Coupe is also capable of handling track-use duties. The car’s differentials, which simulate the feel of rear-wheel drive, are also impressive.

The EPA estimates that the 430i four-cylinder coupe will achieve 26 mpg in city driving while achieving 34mpg on the road. The addition of all-wheel drive to the equation, the figures drop to the equivalent of 24 and 33 mpg respectively. 

The 3.0-litre inline-six engine has two states of tune and is estimated to be 22 mpg in the in the city, and 30 highway.

The engine of the 2022 BMW M440i shares the same powerplant as the M2. 2022 BMW M440i produces 382 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque and accelerates to 60 mph in just 4.3 seconds.

The car’s exhaust note is bland and has little character, which could annoy some buyers looking for pure luxury. The BMW M440i is also one of the few BMW models with a manual transmission in the U.S.

Standard Adaptive Suspension

BMW M440i owners will enjoy an impressive array of new standard features, including the optional M Sport suspension and standard adaptive dampers. In Sport mode, the adaptive dampers isolate road shock and improve handling, and the Gran Coupe will get lift-related dampers.

Both 430i and M440i buyers can choose between several packages, including M Sport with firmer dampers and Dynamic Handling with the active locking rear differential.

The M440i Gran Coupe features standard adaptive suspension and a rear-biased xDrive AWD drivetrain. As a result, the car has a nearly 50/50 weight distribution. The standard adaptive suspension helps ensure a smooth ride on rough terrain.

The M440i Gran Coupe also features an aggressive body kit and blackout trim. It’s unflappable and absorbs bumps for a fast, comfortable ride. The adaptive suspension is easily adjustable, and the driver can use the Sport or Comfort settings to alter the ride.

Design And Interior

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The BMW M440i’s bold and aggressive styling has been updated for its 2022 model year. It has broad shoulders and a huge grille adorned with BMW kidneys. The rear end has a powerful look, with coupe-like lines and a muscular, swooping hood.

The interior layout of the dashboard, the materials, and the primary controls appear to be similar to the 3-series’s four-door however an incline to the roofline on the 4-series creates the impression of being smaller. 

The trunk space is less spacious as compared to the 3-series model, particularly in the convertible version. It is typical of the BMW M series and comes with a variety of optional safety and performance features, such as a surround-sound system and adaptive headlights.

The 2022 BMW M440i shares the common design features of the current 3 Series sedan. Its black and beige interior features mesh-style aluminium inlays.

The rotary iDrive infotainment system has cloud-based navigation and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. Drivers can easily customize the settings, too.

The M440i has base Comfort and Sport settings, but you can select the latter if you want more aggressive handling.

Infotainment System

The 2022 BMW M440i features an 8.8-inch display as standard, with the option for a 10.3-inch screen. It uses BMW iDrive 7 software and is controlled by either a touchscreen or a console-mounted click wheel.

The 2020 M440i’s infotainment system supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility. It is also equipped with a cloud-based navigation system, which can be convenient when using your phone.

The BMW M440i’s iDrive infotainment system features Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, making the device more compatible with iPhones. You can control SiriusXM radio and use voice commands to navigate the system.

It also comes with an 8.8-inch touchscreen and a standard 10-speaker audio system. However, it does lack the standard 16-speaker Harman Kardon audio system.

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