BMW 550 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

BMW 550 owners have reported a total of 235 problems for their cars built in the 10 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 550. The 2011 BMW 550 cars have the most problems reported (93 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for BMW 550

Model Year Number of Problems
  2015 550
1
  2014 550
2
  2013 550
16
  2012 550
18
  2011 550
93
  2010 550
13
  2009 550
1
  2008 550
31
  2007 550
36
  2006 550
24

  Common problems of BMW 550

The following chart shows the 19 most common problems for BMW 550 cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (37 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (28 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of BMW 550

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Engine And Engine Cooling
37
  Air Bag
28
  Electrical System
26
  Other Fuel System
23
  Tire
20
  Wheel
17
  Power Train
17
  Service Brakes
11
  Steering
11
  Equipment
10
   
  Exterior Lighting
9
  Seat Belt
6
  Suspension
4
  Seats
4
  Visibility
4
  Electronic Stability Control
2
  Gasoline Fuel System
2
  Unknown Or Other
2
  Structure
2


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