Flash Drive

2021 BMW M440i xDrive Coupe

Model Tested: 2021 BMW M440i xDrive Coupe

The 2021 BMW M440i Coupe is a handsome luxury sport coupe with a great turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine.

Engine:3.5-liter turbocharged I-6, 382 horsepower, 364 lb-ft torque

Transmission: 8-speed automatic, all-wheel-drive

EPA Rating: 22-mpg city, 31-mpg highway, 25-mpg combined

Base Price: $58,500

As Tested: $70,470


Excellent all-weather capabilities

Strong, powerful engine

Mild hybrid system almost eliminates turbo lag

The side profile highlights its clean styling. The handsome alloy wheels cover massive high-performance disc brakes.

Great athletic exhaust note

Impressive acceleration

Low 12-second quarter mile capabilities

Drive modes: sport, comfort, eco pro, adaptive, auto

Sport mode makes a noticeable difference

Rev matching downshifts in Sport mode

Smooth transmission

Paddle shifters

Seamless all-wheel-drive

The front seats are comfortable, luxurious, and supportive on long road trips or short city errands.

Fun, athletic handling, but not overly harsh

Big, powerful brakes

Unobtrusive auto stop/start


Wonderful front seats

Power lumbar both seats

Manually adjustable thigh support

Large, soft headrests

Super stretch-out front legroom

Manual tilt/telescopic steering column

The back seat is snug, but will accommodate adults if the front seats are moved forward.

Heated steering wheel

Medium size sunroof

Tight back seat, but OK if front seats are moved up

Front seats power move for rear access

Very tall floor tunnel

Rear HVAC controls

Wide armrest


Excellent head up display

Small door bins with bottle notches

The split rear seats fold to provide a good amount of flexible cargo capacity.

Hard, not very big sunvisors

Lighted, medium size console bin

Good size trunk with 6-inch lift-over height

Split, folding rear seats fold almost flat

Large pass-through

WOW Factors:

Excellent engine, great torque

Rev matching downshifts in Sport mode

Pleasant overall styling except for nose

Great head up display

Excellent all weather car with xDrive AWD

The open road is where the 2021 BMW M440i really shines. It’s a blast to drive aggressively.


Not sold on polarizing new grille

Pricy options

Cozy rear seat

Bottom Line:

The 2021 BMW M440i coupe is a great all-weather luxury sport coupe with very comfortable accommodations for two and passable, limited time room for four adults. The impressive, torque monster BMW turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine is a BMW hallmark. This one has a mild hybrid system that

The rear 3/4 view of the BMW M440I Coupe is an attractive perspective.

almost eliminates turbo lag. The blend of luxury and performance provide both comfort and fun.