Tuning The BMW X4

2020 BMW X4

xDrive – M40i – 3.0L – Petrol

Bosch MG1CS024 ECU

The Challenge

Since its launch in 2014, the BMW X4 has been categorized as a sports activity coupe (SAC), combining SUV styling with a coupe roof for a sportier appearance. This blog post discusses how tuning the BMW X4 can enhance its power, emphasizing its sporty aesthetic. ECU tuning involves adjusting the settings in the ECU rather than adding aftermarket parts to the vehicle.

The BMW X4 comes in multiple models with different engine types. This post focuses on the second-generation BMW X4 xDrive M40i, equipped with a 3.0L turbo petrol engine. Manufacturers often use ECU settings to restrict power, preventing the vehicle from reaching its full potential. At Alt Tune, we have the tools and expertise to adjust these settings, unlocking the power and allowing you to fully enjoy your BMW X4.

The Solution

With years of experience, we understand that ECU tuning is not a one-size-fits-all solution. It’s crucial for the tune to be tailored to the specific car and driving environment to ensure safety. At Alt Tune, we always customize our tunes, ensuring a safe and optimized driving experience tailored to your needs.

We use the Alientech KESS3 tool to flash the custom tune to the BMW X4 and utilize our in-house dyno to achieve optimal results. With a custom tune from Alt Tune, your BMW X4 will experience increased power and torque, resulting in improved throttle response and safe overtaking. Optimizing the engine also optimizes fuel consumption, benefiting both performance and efficiency.

Increased Power And Torque


Increased Power


Increased Torque

Further benefits Of ECU Tuning The BMW X4

Increased Power and Torque

Increased power and torque result in safer over taking and easier open road driving. Throttle response is also increased.

Years of Development

We have been tuning BMW’s 3.0L turbo petrol engines for years, and understand how they work as well as the limitation on factory hardware.

Emissions solutions

We have solutions for emission systems such as disabling the catalytic convertor system and associated DTC fault codes. 

Dyno Chart From The BMW X4

Dyno Chart from tuning the BMW X4

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