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2006 - 2011 BMW 3-Series Repair Frequencies

Results are for year ending June 30, 2018. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2011 BMW 328 53
44.4099378882% 44.4099378882% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  82 328s, 10.2 months of data per 328, average 68000 miles

Average odometer reading much lower for the M3. Common problem with the water pump in the 335i.
2011 BMW 335   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  24 335s, 10.6 months of data per 335, average 70000 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2011 BMW M3   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 M3s, 11.8 months of data per M3, average 57400 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2010 BMW 328   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 328s, 11.3 months of data per 328, average 72300 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2009 BMW 328 61
52.73556231% 52.73556231% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  29 328s, 8.8 months of data per 328, average 82800 miles

Average odometer reading much lower for the M3.
2009 BMW 335   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 335s, 9.2 months of data per 335, average 73500 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2008 BMW 328   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 328s, 9.2 months of data per 328, average 101900 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2008 BMW 335 94
81.8681318681% 81.8681318681% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  27 335s, 8.6 months of data per 335, average 91900 miles

Average odometer reading much lower for the M3. Non-M repair frequency spiking, possibly because CPO warranty ending.
2008 BMW M3   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 M3s, 10.2 months of data per M3, average 59000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2007 BMW 328 81
53.2258064516% 53.2258064516% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  37 328s, 9.6 months of data per 328, average 98600 miles
2007 BMW 335 72
44.930875576% 44.930875576% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  30 335s, 10.0 months of data per 335, average 96300 miles
2006 BMW 3-Series 2dr   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 3-Series 2drs, 9.3 months of data per 3-Series 2dr, average 91100 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2006 BMW 3-Series 4dr 112
85.2380952381% 85.2380952381% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  44 3-Series 4drs, 9.2 months of data per 3-Series 4dr, average 118000 miles

First year for the E90 4-door.

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