BMW 5 Series owners have reported a total of 555 problems for their cars built in the 15 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 5 Series. The 2008 BMW 5 Series cars have the most problems reported (138 problems).
The following chart shows the 21 most common problems for BMW 5 Series cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (97 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (66 problems).
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Engine And Engine Cooling|
|Gasoline Fuel System|
|Other Fuel System|
|Vehicle Speed Control|
|Electronic Stability Control|