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2018 Porsche 911 vs. 2017 BMW M4

Both the 2018 Porsche 911 family of vehicles and the 2017 BMW M4 offer drivers powerful engines, appealing leather interiors, and advanced technology to keep them connected to the content that matters most, but there are several significant differences that make the 2018 Porsche 911 a better choice for Orland Park and Frankfort, IL shoppers overall. Explore our comparison below and see if you don’t agree that a trip to Porsche of Orland Park should be on your list of things to do today.


Porsche drivers have access to AWD for superior handling in all driving conditions, including rain, ice, and on winding roads. The BMW M4 is available only with RWD, which could present a problem during emergency maneuvers or if additional traction is needed. The Porsche is also just 177.1 inches in overall length, making it far more maneuverable than the 184.6-inch BMW, particularly when navigating busy city streets.

2018 Porsche 911 Sharp Turn


Both vehicles offer drivers access to powerful engines, but while the Porsche 911 features an available 3.8L turbocharged V6 powerplant capable of generating as much as 540 hp and 486 lb.-ft. of peak torque, the BMW M4 generates just 425 hp and 406 lb.-ft. of peak torque from the standard 3.0L inline 6-cylinder powerplant. The Porsche offers other engine choices as well, including a fuel-efficient 3.0L V6 motor that gives drivers access to an EPA-estimated 28 mpg/highway fuel economy and 501 miles of driving range. The BMW’s single engine option gets just 26 mpg/highway and offers a maximum range of just 411 miles, meaning drivers will spend more time at the gas station and less time driving their coupe.

2018 Porsche 911 Driving

Safety and Convenience

The 911 is equipped with advanced standard safety equipment like front and rear Parking Assistance and a backup camera with in-dash color monitor to make backing and parking safer and more convenient. Frankfort and Orland Park rivers can add Parking Assist and a rearview camera to the BMW, but they’ll have to pay extra for it. Navigation is standard on the Porsche 911, so drivers will never have to worry about getting lost in a strange city or ending up on the wrong side of town, which could be dangerous when driving such a recognizable supercar. The BMW’s optional navigation system will also cost drivers extra.

2018 Porsche 911 Safety

Test-drive the 2017 Porsche 911 in Orland Park, IL

The 2018 Porsche 911 defeated the 2017 BMW M4 in our Orland Park and Frankfort comparisons, stop by Porsche of Orland Park to see why. Contact us at 800-728-0866 or visit our showroom at 8760 W. 159th Street in Orland Park, IL to get started or learn more about the financing options available to you.

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