BMW i3 BMW i3

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BMW i3 repairs by problem area

Engine (39%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (2%)

Brakes and Traction Control (1%)

Suspension and Steering (6%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (33%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (10%)

Other (9%)

Chart based on 196 repairs.
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BMW i3 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (3%)

$500 - $999 (3%)

$100 - $499 (6%)

< $100 (89%)

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Chart based on 70 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

BMW i3 problems by year

before 2013 (1%)

2014 - 2022 (100%)

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Chart based on 200 repair trips.
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BMW i3 Problems and Repair Histories

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently BMW i3 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.