2007 BMW 3 Series - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2007 BMW 3 Series

178 problems have been reported for the 2007 BMW 3 Series. The following chart shows the 18 most common problems for 2007 BMW 3 Series. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags with 33 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (31 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2007 BMW 3 Series

small car iamge Problem Occurrence Trend

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2007 BMW 3 Series in 2007.

Table 2. Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2019
0
  2018
11
  2017
31
  2016
24
  2015
14
  2014
21
  2013
27
  2012
26
  2011
14
  2010
5
  2009
1
  2008
4
  2007
0

small car iamge Compare the 2007 BMW 3 Series with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used BMW 3 Series, the following table can be used to compare the 2007 BMW 3 Series with the BMW 3 Series from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2007 3 Series is 178 while the average number of problems reported for the 17 model years of the BMW 3 Series is 66.

Table 3. Compare the 2007 BMW 3 Series with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2013 3 Series
32
  2012 3 Series
12
  2010 3 Series
41
  2009 3 Series
75
  2008 3 Series
87
  2007 3 Series
178
  2006 3 Series
272
  2005 3 Series
29
  2004 3 Series
93
  2003 3 Series
91
  2002 3 Series
39
  2001 3 Series
49
  2000 3 Series
106
  1999 3 Series
6
  1998 3 Series
4
  1997 3 Series
6
  1996 3 Series
3


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