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BMW X5 repairs by problem area

Engine (41%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (13%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (23%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (7%)

Other (6%)

Chart based on 1562 repairs.
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BMW X5 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (7%)

$1000 - $2499 (19%)

$500 - $999 (18%)

$100 - $499 (29%)

< $100 (27%)

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Chart based on 918 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

BMW X5 problems by year

2001 - 2003 (20%)

2004 - 2006 (26%)

2007 - 2010 (26%)

2011 - 2013 (26%)

2014 - 2018 (2%)

Chart based on 1579 repair trips.
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Personal Experiences of the BMW X5

BMW X5 Personal Experiences: Pros
2009 4dr SUV 350-horsepower 4.8L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
product in line with "The Ultimate Driving Machine", well & solid build, good dealership experience, reliable though expensive to repair/maintenance after warranty. full 2009 BMW X5 review

BMW X5 Problems and Repair Histories

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