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2004 - 2010 BMW 5-Series Repair Frequencies

Results are for year ending September 30, 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    
2010 BMW 5-Series   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  22 5-Series, 9.9 months of data per 5-Series, average 85400 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2008 BMW 528 / 550 / M5 80
66.4835164835% 66.4835164835% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  26 528 / 550 / M5s, 9.2 months of data per 528 / 550 / M5, average 102400 miles

Refreshed. First year for the turbocharged six in the 535i. Common turbo failures.
2008 BMW 535   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 535s, 9.3 months of data per 535, average 107200 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2007 BMW 5-Series 80
54.7619047619% 54.7619047619% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  25 5-Series, 8.4 months of data per 5-Series, average 117300 miles
2006 BMW 5-Series 80
56.0532687651% 56.0532687651% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  30 5-Series, 10.0 months of data per 5-Series, average 118000 miles
2005 BMW 5-Series   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 5-Series, 8.3 months of data per 5-Series, average 131800 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2004 BMW 5-Series   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 5-Series, 9.2 months of data per 5-Series, average 96700 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

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