BMW 5-Series BMW 5-Series

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BMW 5-Series repairs by problem area

Engine (41%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (12%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (25%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (6%)

Other (4%)

Chart based on 2922 repairs.

BMW 5-Series repair cost distribution

$2500+ (8%)

$1000 - $2499 (25%)

$500 - $999 (29%)

$100 - $499 (32%)

< $100 (5%)

Chart based on 903 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

BMW 5-Series problems by year

before 2003 (35%)

2004 - 2007 (29%)

2008 - 2010 (27%)

2011 - 2013 (8%)

2014 - present (1%)

Chart based on 2923 repair trips.

BMW 5-Series Problems and Repair Histories

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently BMW 5-Series problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.