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      05-13-2019, 11:45 AM   #1
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2019 X4 Towing?

Hi folks,

I am a current M240i owner but thinking I may need to move to an SUV (even if a smallish SUV like the X4). Specifically, I am looking at the X M40i.

I have searched for an answer in these forums but can't find the simple answer...maybe I'm just thick. That aside, simply asking, can I tow with the new (2019) X4 M40i?

I have ready both that you cannot but also that it has a towing capacity of 2000kg. I have tried to find an answer on both the BMW USA and BMW Canada websites with no luck and google gives me conflicting answers.

Whats the scoop??
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      05-13-2019, 01:51 PM   #2
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Curious about this myself, it looks like the aftermarket hitch for the X3 will work but does anybody know for sure? I just want to tow a small dirt bike trailer.
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      05-13-2019, 04:01 PM   #3
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Yes, you can and plenty have - pretty certain there are a few threads on this subject buried somewhere. Also, if you guys play around with the builds on BMWUSA you can spec a Factory Class III hitch which is probably the best option (at least for the X3 that is).

Edit: The X4 has slightly different rear suspension geometry which could limit the tow rating, I notice a Factory Hitch isn't offered on the X4.
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      05-14-2019, 12:48 PM   #4
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The X4 is offered in Europe with the same towing option as the X3, the electric folding towing hitch (factory rated at 2400kg).

I cant see why it would be any different to the X3 in towing capacity.
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Thanks folks. Here north of the border I cannot find any way to play with the vehicle builder to allow for the addition of a hitch. Will keep digging for official confirmation if I can find it. Just don't want to void a warranty if it shouldn't tow.

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