BMW 7 Series - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

BMW 7 Series owners have reported a total of 163 problems for their cars built in the 16 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 7 Series. The 2006 BMW 7 Series cars have the most problems reported (39 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for BMW 7 Series

  Common problems of BMW 7 Series

The following chart shows the 20 most common problems for BMW 7 Series cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (20 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (20 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of BMW 7 Series

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Power Train
20
  Air Bag
20
  Service Brakes
18
  Engine And Engine Cooling
17
  Equipment
15
  Electrical System
11
  Seats
11
  Other Fuel System
7
  Structure
7
  Seat Belt
5
   
  Electronic Stability Control
4
  Vehicle Speed Control
4
  Tire
4
  Exterior Lighting
4
  Gasoline Fuel System
3
  Wheel
3
  Steering
3
  Visibility
3
  Suspension
2
  Latches/locks/linkage
2


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