2006 BMW Z4 User Reviews

2006 BMW Z4 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 16 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 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: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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"ride" 8 reviews
"power" 8 reviews
"handling" 5 reviews
"style" 4 reviews
"reliable car" 3 reviews
"speed" 3 reviews
"beautiful car" 3 reviews
"storage" 2 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"big ride" 2 reviews

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Kimberly writes:
2006 BMW Z4 Roadster 3.0i Review
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Styling, accoutrements, acceleration

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Engine isn't as throaty as say, a 350Z

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"sniper: A Z4 Story" — After having wanted a BMW for most of my life and having test driven three different models (the M3, the 330ci, and the Z4) I finally got my dream car! It gets more attention than other cars--especially with the top down. It's a blast to drive, despite not having that much hp (215, 3.0 liter), it is one fast little car because it is just a little over 3,000 pounds. The brakes are a little grippy, but that's a good thing when you hit 122 like I'm known to do. ;-) Coming from a car that had headers/catback exhaust, and cold air intake, the engines a little quiet for me, but at least I can hear people when they talk! For a little car [2-seater] it has a lot of trunk space--I fit two large suitcases in that puppy!

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Ryan writes:
2006 BMW Z4 M Roadster Review
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This is a wonderfully reliable sports car. The convertible top doesn't impede into the trunk with it is down so luggage space isn't hampered when it is time to drop the top. While having 330hp this car will still get close to 30mpg on the highway.  

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Not a family car. Although reliable, maintenance costs on BMW M cars car be higher than an ordinary Z4.

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A Wonderfully Fast Good Weather Car. — I would recommend this car to anyone looking for a convertible sports car that wants reliability, speed, good looks, and a car that not every one has and not everyone knows how fast it is. BMW Z4s are a also great for those who want a drop top, but also want a car that can hall more that a sport coat and sunglasses.

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davesz4 writes:
2006 BMW Z4 Roadster 3.0i Review
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The car is a lot of fun to drive both on the highway and off.

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There is not a lot of room for luggage

davesz4
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Great Sports Car! — 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.

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bfrench01 writes:
2006 BMW Z4 Roadster 3.0si Review
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fun, looks, handling, power

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bfrench01
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Great Car! — 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 build quality, reliability. Beautiful, smooth, quick, economical, AC/AM/FM/CD. Very well equipped. Premium Pkg: Power top, windows, Automatic Climate Control, driver/passenger power seats, computer, BMW Assist, Leather. Sport Pkg: 18" wheels, heated mirrors, sport suspension, Dynamic Driving Control, activated by an "S" for Sport button, which quickens the throttle and steering. Absolutely flawless!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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revpants writes:
2006 BMW Z4 Roadster 3.0si Review
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Fun, all the time.

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No back seat.

revpants
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Fantastic — The Zed 4 is the ultimate European roadster. It combines old school roadster styling with the newest technologies and safety features. Its wonderful fun for that spirited cruise through the Hill Country or a timid beast on longer journeys. For someone looking for a fantastic driving experience and a small budget this is absolutely a car to consider.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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taspenle writes:
2006 BMW Z4 M Roadster Review
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Outstanding handling and performance.  A lot of fun to drive!!  A great looking ride.

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That I have decided to sell the car.  Have a 16 year old that I need to get a car for.

taspenle
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Bmw M Roadster Is One Hot Car. — The car will become a classic collectable in the future. A real good handler that corners as if on rails, yet is has a smooth ride and handles very predictably. BMW really outdid itself when it dropped the 3 Series engine into the Z4 to create this performance car. It is head and shoulders above the standard Z4.

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

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Fullmosey writes:
2006 BMW Z4 Roadster 3.0si Review
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Zippy.  Compact batmobile.

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Grabby handling with run flats.

Fullmosey
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Z4 — This is a great car for the money if purchased lightly used as I did. The Z line from BMW is generally more reliable than the 3 or 5 series of the early to late 2000's. Interior fit and finish seems average and rattles like an old truck I used to own. Great fun to drive on a twisty road that is free of seams and tarmac quality changes.

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illiamw writes:
2006 BMW Z4 Roadster 3.0si Review
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Handling, power, small size, love-it-or-hate-it styling, convertible, M bucket seats, fun to drive

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Trunk space, utility

illiamw
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The Convertible Ultimate Driving Machine... The E85 Bmw Z4 3.0si — As a successor to the previous generation E36/7 (roadster) Z3, BMW adds a tastes of Bangle-styling to the new E85 Z4. It is indeed a love-it-or-hate-it styling; but after looking at it for a while you kind of get used to it... it does look more proportional, more appealing, and more sexy than the Z3. Step into the car you will find the bucket seats hugs you comfortably while it takes you onto the fwy and windy mountain roads with easy. It is great fun driving this little convertible. You can fit 2 golf bags in the trunk but you do have to squeeze. Overall, this is a great weekend car for a trip to the resort or just for some driving fun.

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

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myaseen writes:
2006 BMW Z4 Coupe 3.0si Review
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great sports car looks cute

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i do not see any negatives

myaseen
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Young Thrill — over all a+ the way it handleson the road.Response to emergency brakes, gas milage is good. exterior look of the car ,when you are stopped at the light other people look at you .that gives good feelings.it is enviro friendly.

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Gareth writes:
2006 BMW Z4 M Coupe Review
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Looks awesome, needs some extra note! 22mpg not bad for a 3.2 340bhp car.

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The rattles, crikey the rattles kill me!

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Bmw Z4m Coupe — Big power with comfort. Hey, it's a big step for me. It's got a roof! Looks ace especially with some new CSL rims. Rattle box (well one) and high servicing is not fun! What to buy next!? Something with more seats!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Reviews From Other Years

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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2004 BMW Z4 Reviews

Sporty, Fun, And Practical - All In One By FlaRiptide

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.... Read More

Awesome By fuegoplus559

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 o... 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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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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