2004 BMW Z4 User Reviews

2004 BMW Z4 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 19 reviews

  • Performance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 11 reviews
"handling" 7 reviews
"power" 6 reviews
"stickshift" 3 reviews
"storage" 2 reviews
CONS
"power" 2 reviews
"high maintenance" 2 reviews
"small ride" 2 reviews

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amanlkml writes:
2004 BMW Z4 3.0i Review
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4

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This car handles like a dream. It is just fun to drive.  Automatic is a little slow out of the gate but works well when you shift ore and use as a manual

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Gas mileage. Maintenance. No aux input for iPod.

amanlkml
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Love It — Its hard for me to believe this car is 9 years old. It handles like a dream. Entering the freeway or passing at highway speed is a breeze. It practically begs you to take the long way home and find a twisty road. I've had it about 11 months and can never go back. Maintenance does cost more but in my case it's because I actually care about making sure the car is in great shape. In the past I've driven cars for months with the engine light on and it never phased me. Now I'm actually doing a legitimate maintenance plan. My advice skip the Starbucks or expensive dinner once a month and stick that money in your BMW account and have fun.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ashley writes:
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Great handling all around, the interior is high quality, and i got to floor it without paying for gas.

Cons

Automatic transmission (really took a lot of fun out of the driving experience), looks girly, engine sounds high pitched.

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Fun To Drive, I'm Jealous Of The Owner — I drove it with the top down last fall and it was cold. I wasn't used to it so I didn't get to really play. But, the owner knowing that i wanted to, urged me to step on the gas and i was up to 80 faster than anything I had driven prior. By that time, i was around the block and i got to test out the amazing braking system on that. It's a small car and I'm pretty small too, so it fit me great. I don't think I want to see a man driving one, though. It's a chick car.

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Stuart writes:
2004 BMW Z4 2.5i Review
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Great looking Car with Nice get up and go. Stick to the road like glue.

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The Repairs and maintains.

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Bmw Z4 — Performance - acceleration, is ok, nice pick up, but the 3L is better. Build Quality, So far i spent over 12 thousand in repair, i wouldn't Recomend getting this car unless you realy want it. Roof played up cost me 51 hundread, then there was a leak in raitor, then few weeks later that went. Other Friends that own a Z4 have also had Problems, poping up. Stick with the Hard Top No problem so ive heard. Other than my problems i've had with my car its a great car to drive.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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CaIrishGuy writes:
2004 BMW Z4 3.0i Review
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Great fun cat to drive. It's been almost trouble free.

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The ride is a little choppy, but well worth it.

CaIrishGuy
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A Fun Sporty Car! — I love the convertible top, but I wish it was a retractable hard top. The tires are $400 each and need to be replaced every 20 to 30k miles. I get about 27 mpg on the highway. It has a nice size trunk for a convertible. It's a beautiful car that turns heads every where it goes.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Charley writes:
2004 BMW Z4 3.0i Review
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5

Pros

Fast. Sexy. Fun. Gas mileage. Paddle shifting transmission.

Cons

Rough ride at times.

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Amazing. — This car is so amazing. By far a tipped hat to the engineering. 3.0 inline 6 with an SMG transmission. Black with red leather interior. 18 inch BBS/BMW wheels make this car look amazing. The navigation system in the car is very fun to play with as well. It gets over 30 mpg on the highway which is awesome, I've never had a car that could do that, let alone be this sexy. You will not find a car with these options anywhere around here. The m sport seats, smg tranny, premium pack, sports pack, conv pack, navi. Its nearly one of a kind and the SMG transmission cannot be purchased with this car in the USA anymore. Euro still has it, but Americans apparently didn't bite on it. Its nearly perfect.

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FlaRiptide writes:
2004 BMW Z4 2.5i Review
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Fun to drive.

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FlaRiptide
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Sporty, Fun, And Practical - All In One — Sporty convertible without breaking the bank. Most fun on curvy mountain roads. Has great acceleration even with the 2.5i. Even at 80mph, still plenty of passing pep. Looks best with the top down. Great car for just fun or everyday driving.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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fuegoplus559 writes:
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Sporty and beauty. Fast and fun.

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what is there not to love?

fuegoplus559
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Awesome — It is always a joy to be on the road and getting great compliments about this beautiful thing that was made for gracious individuals. There is no other satisfaction like you, me, and the convertible on 17 mile drive Pebble Beach.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Greg writes:
2004 BMW Z4 2.5i Review
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looks

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nothing

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Dream Car — cant get a better looking convertible for the money . its fast sleek and kick ass stereo , the power top goes up and down in seconds all the instruments are well appointed and has a good size trunk for its size

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Bruce writes:
2004 BMW Z4 3.0i Review
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Rolls-Royce once quoted the power of their cars as "enough". This car has ENOUGH. Combined with fresh air and a delightful exhaust note, who could ask for more?

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Only 2 seats - is that bad ... or good...

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Ultimate Sports Car. — Quoted 0-60 for the 3 litre auto is 6.1 seconds, although I have not tried it! It is fast, with brakes and handling to match. Can change gears manually, or leave the auto box to it, depending on your mood. With the hood down (takes 12 seconds) I cannot stop smiling. Even when it's cold outside, with the heater on and heated seats, it is quite cosy. And the all-round visibility is excellent Even the boot space is very good. Only had two minor problems - wipers not parking (oil in motor) and a loose door mirror glass (glued). I get 25mpg around town, with upto 36mpg on a run - not bad!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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bsofva writes:
2004 BMW Z4 3.0i Review
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Power and handling!

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Long trips if you are tall, not so good

bsofva
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Best Just For Fun! — Well made and good cornering and great power. The cup holders are not well done. The fuel economy is impresive for a sports car. This car gets to be difficult getting in and out of if one is six feet tall or taller.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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2003 BMW Z4 Reviews

Great Fun Ride, Never A Dull Moment. By Kyle

This car has been a staple of weekend day trips. Everything about driving this car is fun, sporty and reliable for cornering at high speeds. My only gripe would be the cost of owning such a vehicle b... Read More

This Is That Sports Car You Need. By Flashz4

I have had this car for seven years. This is longer than any other car I have owned. It is reliable, fast, fun to drive and gets 27 mpg on the highway. Get one now while you can still enjoy it. Read More

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2005 BMW Z4 Reviews

Beautiful Body Styling By myblackz

Love the appearance and handling, the sport package is a must have for wet winding roads. The cold weather package is great for the colder months. Excellent quality top with real glass back window w/d... Read More

Fun & Fast Without Being Frivolous. By Don_Durant

This is a really fun car to drive. It's fast, corners like it's on rails, brakes like you dropped anchor and although the suspension is firm, the car is still comfortable — automatic air conditioning,... Read More

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2006 BMW Z4 Reviews

Great Sports Car! By davesz4

The BMW Z4 is a great for days that are sunny and warm so you can put the power roof down. The car is very comfortable and fun to drive. The dashboard instruments are very simple and not hard to use. Read More

Great Car! By bfrench01

Fun all the time!! 2 seat roadster bliss, beautiful car! Performance!! Xenon lights. Manual transmission is so much fun, lets you connect to the car, acceleration, cornering, easy to drive, German b... Read More

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2007 BMW Z4 Reviews

Z4 Hardtop Coupe - Sporty And Fast By emaggart

Love the look of this car...sporty and fast and collectors love to ask me when I am going to sell it. The answer is "not yet"...I still love it and it handles like a dream. Classic Sporty Look. Read More

One Sweet Ride! By merchantdan

From the get go this has been a wonderful vehicle. Looks great, performs flawlessly. There are very few competitors for this particular model. Great view from the drivers seat, there are no blind s... Read More

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2008 BMW Z4 Reviews

Really Enjoyed The Car, But We Don't Drive Much Anymore. Third Car. By JDM

Super Sports car. Enjoy the driving and handling on twisting /turning roads. With the much upgraded Navigation, SAT / am/fm radio/ CD player ,plus the new AMP for the eight speakers it is pleasue to ... Read More

Car By Jack

The Performance is amazing, The acceleration well - Wow. The Handling is great, The build is great, or rather it works for me, hasn't needed many repairs and if it has I've been able to fit them myse... Read More

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