BMW X5 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

BMW X5 owners have reported a total of 2,296 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 (307 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 X5
9
  2017 X5
21
  2016 X5
12
  2015 X5
29
  2014 X5
47
  2013 X5
112
  2012 X5
256
  2011 X5
307
  2010 X5
132
  2009 X5
171
  2008 X5
255
  2007 X5
163
  2006 X5
208
  2005 X5
96
  2004 X5
70
  2003 X5
107
  2002 X5
100
  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 (523 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (423 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of BMW X5

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Air Bag
523
  Engine And Engine Cooling
423
  Power Train
213
  Electrical System
200
  Other Fuel System
176
  Service Brakes
133
  Equipment
99
  Steering
71
  Structure
67
  Seats
66
   
  Exterior Lighting
59
  Visibility
46
  Seat Belt
37
  Latches/locks/linkage
34
  Vehicle Speed Control
33
  Suspension
27
  Gasoline Fuel System
27
  Electronic Stability Control
21
  Tire
10
  Wheel
10
  Unknown Or Other
9
  Parking Brake
6
  Air Brake
2
  Diesel Fuel System
2
  Interior Lighting
1
  Child Seat
1


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