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BMW 5-Series Repair Frequencies

Results are for year ending March 31, 2017. 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    
2014 BMW 5-Series 29
35.7142857143% 35.7142857143% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  35 5-Series, 9.3 months of data per 5-Series, average 24900 miles
2013 BMW 5-Series 38
48.6175115207% 48.6175115207% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  26 5-Series, 8.5 months of data per 5-Series, average 41100 miles
2012 BMW 5-Series   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  20 5-Series, 9.0 months of data per 5-Series, average 52500 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2011 BMW 5-Series 57
62.0879120879% 62.0879120879% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  38 5-Series, 8.8 months of data per 5-Series, average 59600 miles

First year for F10 5-Series.
2010 BMW 5-Series 118
100% 100% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  26 5-Series, 9.0 months of data per 5-Series, average 78500 miles
2008 BMW 528 / 550 / M5 81
62.7272727273% 62.7272727273% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  29 528 / 550 / M5s, 9.2 months of data per 528 / 550 / M5, average 100500 miles

Refreshed. First year for the turbocharged six in the 535i. Common turbo failures.
2008 BMW 535   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 535s, 10.6 months of data per 535, average 107100 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2007 BMW 5-Series   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  21 5-Series, 9.1 months of data per 5-Series, average 113900 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2006 BMW 5-Series 64
46.2962962963% 46.2962962963% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  32 5-Series, 9.3 months of data per 5-Series, average 113000 miles
2005 BMW 5-Series   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 5-Series, 10.8 months of data per 5-Series, average 121600 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2004 BMW 5-Series   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 5-Series, 9.3 months of data per 5-Series, average 110700 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2003 BMW 5-Series   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  21 5-Series, 6.4 months of data per 5-Series, average 118400 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2002 BMW 5-Series   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 5-Series, 9.7 months of data per 5-Series, average 125800 miles

* Small sample, members only.

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