BMW Bumps up Prices on Three Nameplates

Luke Vandezande
by Luke Vandezande

BMW announced today that it is increasing the prices on three of its nameplates for the 2015 model year.

The 4 Series, X1 and X5 will all come with a marginally higher base price that BMW is calling an “inflationary increase.” The 428i will now start at $41,700 including delivery, which is a $250 increase. The same uptick will apply to the all-wheel drive model as well as the same change to the 435i and 435i xDrive.

An increase of $300 will apply to the X1 and the X5 is going up by $700 across teh line except for the V8-powered xDrive50i, which will be $1,000 more expensive to start at $71,050. Across the board, BMW’s choice to increase the prices on 11 models represents a roughly one percent increase to each of the vehicles affected.

Luke Vandezande
Luke Vandezande

Luke is an energetic automotive journalist who spends his time covering industry news and crawling the internet for the latest breaking story. When he isn't in the office, Luke can be found obsessively browsing used car listings, drinking scotch at his favorite bar and dreaming of what to drive next, though the list grows a lot faster than his bank account. He's always on <A title="@lukevandezande on Twitter" href="http://twitter.com/lukevandezande">Twitter</A> looking for a good car conversation. Find Luke on <A title="@lukevandezande on Twitter" href="http://twitter.com/lukevandezande">Twitter</A> and <A title="Luke on Google+" href="http://plus.google.com/112531385961538774338?rel=author">Google+</A>.

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