Comparison of 2020 Toyota Supra and 2020 BMW Z4 - so near and yet so far


When it comes to sports cars, 2020 Toyota Supra and 2020 BMW Z4 should always be mentioned first. There is seemingly no winner in this battle but you can still find your own favorite at certain aspects. Check them out!

When you talk about a couple of best fun and solid sports cars, the 2020 Toyota Supra and 2020 BMW Z4 cannot be left out of the conversation anytime and anywhere. It’s not a new thing that these cars are always compared side-by-side constantly. Each brand of these vehicles has its consumer’s dedicated desirability and attraction, having consistently boasted great performances over the years. Now, if you’re thinking of buying and you’re also feeling confused about which one to buy, here is a useful comparison review to help you out.  But before the comparison review, let’s take a quick look at the two models!

1. Overview of 2020 Toyota Supra and BMW Z4

  • 2020 Toyota Supra

The 2020 Toyota Supra made is a debut at the January 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The car is collaboration between Toyota and BMW and was based on the Z4. Since its launch, the 2020 Toyota Supra has been an extended version of the Toyota Supra’s evolution in its current fifth generation.


The 2020 Supra is actually built based on BMW Z4

  • 2020 BMW Z4

The 2020 BMW Z4 is a convertible, and a mirror that reflects the 2020 Toyota Supra which made its debut in the 2019 market launch. The 2020 BMW Z4 was developed alongside the Toyota Supra’s fifth generation due to BMW’s partnership with Toyota. This convertible is introduced with a modernized cluster architecture platform.


BMW is always fun to drive, particularly with the latest Z4

2. Side by side comparison of 2020 Toyota Supra and BMW Z4

  • Style and Exterior

Comparing the external look and design of the two cars; these cars almost look the same. Using their body cluster platform to judge, the 2020 Toyota Supra and the 2020 BMW Z4 have a remarkably similar appearance. The main differences can be seen in the length and height.


2020 Toyota Supra

2020 BMW Z4


97.2 inches

97.2 inches


172.4 inches

170.2 inches


73.4 inches

73.4 inches


51.0 inches

51.3 inches


The two models share similar exterior specifications

The 2020 Toyota Supra is a slightly longer convertible, while the 2020 BMW Z4 tops in height, although not to a noticeable degree. The two sports cars have closely related external body outlook, but also the 2020 BMW Z4 comes with a new mesh design of the Active Air Stream Kidney Grille and vertically aligned LED headlights, whereas the Toyota Supra comes with an angular nose and triple-vent grille openings with combined LED rear and taillights combination, just like an FT-1 concept.

  • Interior design & safety technologies

The interior design of the two also has quite a number of matching features. The 2020 model of Toyota Supra interior has a 14-way power-adjustable sport seat with driver’s seat memory function, lumbar and bolster adjustments, so also is the 2020 BMW Z4 that has SensaTec upholstery, with driver multi-adjustable power seats and lumbar power support. Much of the Toyota Supra’s interior is shared with the Z4, like the familiar switchgear and infotainment controls that make you feel right at home. Thus, the following are their makeup:

  • Standard touch screen infotainment system.
  • Apple Carplay capability.
  • Bluetooth connectivity.
  • Speaker Audio System.
  • Rear seat entertainment system.
  • Satellite radio and HD Radio.
  • Sub-woofer and many more.


The interior design of 2020 Toyota Supra may look sexier than your babe

The Toyota Supra and the BMW Z4 both have quality safety technology. The most common features are:

  • Standard Lane-departure warning.
  • Standard automatic high-beam headlamps.
  • Standard automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection.
  • Blindspot monitor.
  • Adaptive cruise control.
  • Standard seat belts.
  • Pre-collision system.
  • Rearview camera with parking sensors.
  • Vehicle stability control.
  • Anti-lock braking system.
  • Child restraint system on passenger side.
  • Tire pressure monitor.


Here's how it feels when sitting inside a 2020 BMW Z4 cabin

Both the 2020 Toyota Supra and the BMW Z4 have a two-passenger seating capacity that fits into their modernized model designs.

  • Engine Specs and Road Performance

As regards to performance and fuel economy, the two sports cars have been highly rated. Here’s an overview of their engines and specs:


2020 Toyota Supra

2020 BMW Z4


3.0-liter inline-six, six-cylinder volley engine using BMW’s own ammunition with 335 horsepower and 365 pound-feet of torque.

2.0-liter, turbocharged/ Twin Power four-cylinder engine with 255 horsepower and 295-pound feet of torque.


8-speed ZF 8HP automatic

8-speed automatic

Fuel consumption

24 mpg in the city, 31 mpg highway and 26 mpg combined

25 mpg city, 32 mpg highway and 28 mpg combined

Fuel tank capacity

13.7 gallons

13.7 gallons

As regards to the engine and performance specs, the 2020 Toyota Supra runs on a more higher engine using BMW’s volley ammunition, whereas the 2020 BMW Z4’s engine is graded low compared to the former. Again, they both share the same fuel tank capacity and a low-high fuel consumption rate.

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3. Prices of 2020 Toyota Supra and 2020 BMW Z4

Here is the comparison of 2020 Toyota Supra and 2020 BMW Z4 prices suggested by their manufacturers. Please note that these prices exclude delivery fees and custom clearing cost at the port.

Price comparison of 2020 Toyota Supra vs BMW Z4


2020 Toyota Supra

2020 BMW Z4


$49,990 - $55,250

18.1 million - 20 million

$49,700 – $63,700

18 million - 23 million

The above prices also vary with countries and dealerships.

Now you have all the information you need, you can go ahead and choose which of these amazing convertibles, suits your fancy. I wish you a happy adventure.

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Joshua-Philip Okeafor


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