BMW X5 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

BMW X5 owners have reported a total of 2,253 problems for their cars built in the 19 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 X5. The 2011 BMW X5 cars have the most problems reported (297 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for BMW X5

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 X5
9
  2017 X5
19
  2016 X5
12
  2015 X5
29
  2014 X5
46
  2013 X5
109
  2012 X5
247
  2011 X5
297
  2010 X5
132
  2009 X5
168
  2008 X5
246
  2007 X5
161
  2006 X5
207
  2005 X5
95
  2004 X5
70
  2003 X5
107
  2002 X5
100
  2001 X5
166
  2000 X5
33

  Common problems of BMW X5

The following chart shows the 26 most common problems for BMW X5 cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (520 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (408 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of BMW X5

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Air Bag
520
  Engine And Engine Cooling
408
  Power Train
210
  Electrical System
194
  Other Fuel System
173
  Service Brakes
132
  Equipment
93
  Steering
71
  Structure
66
  Seats
65
   
  Exterior Lighting
57
  Visibility
46
  Seat Belt
37
  Latches/locks/linkage
34
  Vehicle Speed Control
33
  Suspension
27
  Gasoline Fuel System
26
  Electronic Stability Control
20
  Tire
10
  Wheel
10
  Unknown Or Other
9
  Parking Brake
6
  Diesel Fuel System
2
  Air Brake
2
  Interior Lighting
1
  Child Seat
1


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