BMW 530 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

BMW 530 owners have reported a total of 774 problems for their cars built in the 11 model years listed in the chart below. The chart shows the number of problems reported across all service years for each given model year of the BMW 530. The 2006 BMW 530 cars have the most problems reported (209 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for BMW 530

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 530
6
  2017 530
7
  2007 530
160
  2006 530
209
  2005 530
80
  2004 530
154
  2003 530
69
  2002 530
40
  2001 530
45
  1999 530
1
  1997 530
1

  Common problems of BMW 530

The following chart shows the 21 most common problems for BMW 530 cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (229 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (101 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of BMW 530

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Air Bag
229
  Electrical System
101
  Engine And Engine Cooling
71
  Seats
55
  Power Train
43
  Exterior Lighting
39
  Seat Belt
38
  Steering
38
  Service Brakes
28
  Equipment
27
   
  Structure
24
  Vehicle Speed Control
15
  Suspension
12
  Visibility
12
  Electronic Stability Control
11
  Other Fuel System
8
  Gasoline Fuel System
6
  Wheel
6
  Tire
5
  Latches/locks/linkage
3
  Unknown Or Other
3


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