BMW 740 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

BMW 740 owners have reported a total of 224 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 740. The 1998 BMW 740 cars have the most problems reported (54 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for BMW 740

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 740
1
  2016 740
8
  2015 740
1
  2013 740
1
  2012 740
6
  2001 740
46
  2000 740
34
  1999 740
16
  1998 740
54
  1997 740
37
  1996 740
15

  Common problems of BMW 740

The following chart shows the 22 most common problems for BMW 740 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 electrical system (33 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of BMW 740

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Engine And Engine Cooling
37
  Electrical System
33
  Air Bag
22
  Power Train
19
  Gasoline Fuel System
18
  Service Brakes
11
  Vehicle Speed Control
11
  Suspension
10
  Steering
9
  Equipment
8
   
  Visibility
8
  Seats
7
  Tire
6
  Other Fuel System
5
  Seat Belt
5
  Electronic Stability Control
4
  Exterior Lighting
3
  Unknown Or Other
3
  Latches/locks/linkage
2
  Structure
1
  Wheel
1
  Child Seat
1


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