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BMW 5-Series Problems and Repair Histories

1319 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer BMW 5-Series. 683 of these members (51.8%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 1909 repairs to BMW 5-Series--an average of 1.4 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently BMW 5-Series problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the BMW 5-Series problem descriptions below.

Don't infer BMW 5-Series problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of BMW 5-Series repairs by problem area

40% of the BMW 5-Series repairs were to the engine, 5% to the transmission, 6% to the brakes, 13% to the suspension, 25% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 6% to the body and trim, and 4% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 1909 repairs.

BMW 5-Series repair cost distribution

Of the BMW 5-Series repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 6% cost less than $100, 34% between $100 and $499, 28% between $500 and $999, 24% between $1000 and $2499, and 8% more than $2500.

Chart based on 625 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten BMW 5-Series problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

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