BMW has released pricing for the all-new 2020 2 Series Gran Coupe, known as the "F44", which will serve as the "entry-level" four-door model in its U.S. lineup. The Gran Coupe is the first Front Wheel Drive (FWD)-based BMW passenger car sold in the U.S., and will compete directly with the all-new 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class four-door coupe. Available in two models (228i xDrive and M235i xDrive), all 2 Series Gran Coupes will, at least initially, only be offered with BMW's "xDrive" All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) system. The all-new 2020 BMW 228i xDrive Gran Coupe will start at $37,500, including a mandatory destination fee. NOTE: All pricing discussed in this article includes a mandatory destination fee, but does NOT include any applicable taxes or other fees.
The "base" 2020 BMW 228i xDrive Gran Coupe starts at $37,500. Powered by the "TwinPower" 2.0L Twin-Turbocharged B46A20 Inline Four-Cylinder (I4) gasoline engine producing 228 horsepower and 190 lb. ft. of torque mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission and BMW's "xDrive" All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) system, the "entry-level" model comes packed with standard features. These features include an Auto Stop-Start System, seventeen-inch tires and multi-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels, a chrome kidney grille frame, power-folding side mirrors, satin aluminum exterior trim, BMW "SensaTec" leatherette-trimmed upholstery, floor mats, illuminated "Berlin" interior trim, an anthracite headliner, BMW TeleService, Apple CarPlay smartphone integration (Android Auto isn't currently available on any BMW), BMW Connected Drive Services, the BMW Connected Package Plus, an A/M-F/M stereo audio system with HD Radio and Radio Data System (RDS), a 205-watt, ten-speaker premium amplified audio system, SiriusXM Satellite Radio prewiring, an 8.8-inch Live Cockpit Plus LCD instrument cluster display, four USB ports, hands-free Bluetooth telephone and wireless stereo Bluetooth audio streaming capabilities, a rear window defroster, a three-spoke, leather-wrapped steering wheel with multifunction controls, Dynamic Cruise Control, a Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS), a push-button start system, a front seat center armrest, automatically-dimming exterior side and interior rearview mirrors, power windows, an electric interior trunk release, a 40/20/40 split-folding rear bench seat, ten-way, power-adjustable dual front sport bucket seats with power-adjustable side bolsters on the driver's side, a driver's memory system, the Storage Package, a dual-zone, automatic electronic climate control system, rain-sensing front windshield wipers, a tilt-and-telescopic steering column, a locking glove box, two 12V DC power ports, folding rear seat headrests, an Antilock Braking System (ABS), multiple SRS airbags, a front passenger SRS airbag sensor, programmable LED daytime running lamps (DRL's), front and rear park distance control (PDC), a mandatory rear view backup camera, LATCH child seat tether anchors, front seatbelts with automatic pre-tensioners, Coded Driveaway Protection (CDP), Active Driving Assistant, an anti-theft security alarm system, and LED front headlamps. Available options on the 228i xDrive Gran Coupe include the M Sport Line Package ($4,000), several exterior and interior color combinations, several optional wheel and tire combinations, full leather-trimmed seating surfaces in Dakota leather ($1,450), several illuminated interior trim combinations, the Convenience Package ($1,700), the Premium Package ($4,750), the Dynamic Handling Package ($1,050), the Parking Assistance Package ($200), and several standalone options (a Space-Saver Spare Tire for $150, Ambient Lighting for $250, the Active Cruise Control (ACC) for $1,200, the Live Cockpit Pro for $1,100, Remote Engine Start for $300, a Universal Garage Door Opener for $200, a Panoramic Moonroof for $1,350, Lumbar Support for $350, Wireless Charging and Wi-Fi Hotspot for $500, Gesture Control for $190, Heated Front Seats and Heated Steering Wheel for $550, a Harman/Kardon Surround-Sound System for $875, Black Mirror Caps (free of charge), and the Dynamic Damper Control (DDC) for $500).
Buyers of the all-new 2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe wanting even more performance and sportier driving dynamics can opt for the M235i xDrive Gran Coupe. Starting at $45,500, it is powered by the "TwinPower" 2.0L B48A20 Twin-Turbocharged Inline Four-Cylinder (I4) gasoline engine producing 302 horsepower and 332 lb. ft. of torque, and is paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission and BMW's "xDrive" All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) system. Standard features, in addition to those on the 228i xDrive Gran Coupe, include steering wheel-mounted shift paddles for the automatic transmission, the Driving Dynamics Control (DDC), launch control, M Sport brakes, M Sport suspension, an M Sport leather-wrapped steering wheel, Performance Control, eighteen-inch tires and bi-color aluminum-alloy wheels, an aerodynamic kit, a rear spoiler, a Cerium Gray kidney grille frame, Shadow-Line exterior trim, Cerium Gray exterior side mirror caps, Dakota leather-trimmed upholstery, illuminated "Boston" interior trim panels, SiriusXM Satellite Radio with a complimentary one-year "All-Access" trial subscription, Comfort Access keyless entry, and an ambient interior lighting system. Additional options include the Shadow Line ($500), several exterior and interior color combinations, several interior trim combinations, several wheel and tire combinations, the Parking Assistance Package ($200), the Premium Package ($2,650), and several standalone options (Active Cruise Control (ACC) for $1,200, Live Cockpit Pro for $1,100, Remote Engine Start for $300, a Universal Garage Door Opener for $200, a Panoramic Moonroof for $1,350, Wireless Charging and Wi-Fi Hotspot for $500, Gesture Control for $190, M Sport Seats for $750, Extended Shadow-Line Trim for $300, Heated Front Seats and Heated Steering Wheel for $550, a Harman/Kardon Surround-Sound System for $875, and the Dynamic Damper Control (DDC) for $500).
The all-new BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe will be assembled at BMW's Leipzig, Germany Assembly Plant. It will reach BMW dealerships nationwide in the coming months. Would you purchase an all-new 2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe over an (also) all-new 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class? Let us know in the comments down below!