BMW X5 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

BMW X5 owners have reported a total of 2,351 problems for their cars built in the 20 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 (309 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 X5
1
  2018 X5
9
  2017 X5
22
  2016 X5
12
  2015 X5
33
  2014 X5
50
  2013 X5
120
  2012 X5
270
  2011 X5
309
  2010 X5
138
  2009 X5
176
  2008 X5
259
  2007 X5
165
  2006 X5
210
  2005 X5
96
  2004 X5
70
  2003 X5
107
  2002 X5
103
  2001 X5
168
  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 (529 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (443 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of BMW X5

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Air Bag
529
  Engine And Engine Cooling
443
  Power Train
218
  Electrical System
204
  Other Fuel System
182
  Service Brakes
134
  Equipment
104
  Steering
71
  Seats
69
  Structure
68
   
  Exterior Lighting
59
  Visibility
46
  Seat Belt
38
  Vehicle Speed Control
34
  Latches/locks/linkage
34
  Suspension
28
  Gasoline Fuel System
28
  Electronic Stability Control
21
  Tire
10
  Wheel
10
  Unknown Or Other
9
  Parking Brake
6
  Diesel Fuel System
2
  Air Brake
2
  Child Seat
1
  Interior Lighting
1


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