BMW X3 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

BMW X3 owners have reported a total of 1,123 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 X3. The 2007 BMW X3 cars have the most problems reported (198 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for BMW X3

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 X3
2
  2018 X3
13
  2017 X3
26
  2016 X3
32
  2015 X3
41
  2014 X3
37
  2013 X3
114
  2012 X3
32
  2011 X3
89
  2010 X3
25
  2009 X3
18
  2008 X3
76
  2007 X3
198
  2006 X3
141
  2005 X3
129
  2004 X3
150

  Common problems of BMW X3

The following chart shows the 21 most common problems for BMW X3 cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (234 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's seats (164 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of BMW X3

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Air Bag
234
  Seats
164
  Engine And Engine Cooling
161
  Power Train
106
  Electrical System
106
  Equipment
55
  Service Brakes
53
  Steering
50
  Vehicle Speed Control
40
  Exterior Lighting
27
   
  Structure
23
  Other Fuel System
20
  Visibility
16
  Electronic Stability Control
13
  Seat Belt
12
  Suspension
11
  Tire
9
  Gasoline Fuel System
8
  Wheel
8
  Unknown Or Other
6
  Latches/locks/linkage
1


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