BMW X5 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

BMW X5 owners have reported a total of 2,397 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 (311 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 X5
10
  2018 X5
9
  2017 X5
22
  2016 X5
13
  2015 X5
34
  2014 X5
53
  2013 X5
124
  2012 X5
281
  2011 X5
311
  2010 X5
143
  2009 X5
176
  2008 X5
263
  2007 X5
165
  2006 X5
212
  2005 X5
97
  2004 X5
71
  2003 X5
107
  2002 X5
105
  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 (534 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (456 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of BMW X5

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Air Bag
534
  Engine And Engine Cooling
456
  Power Train
219
  Electrical System
207
  Other Fuel System
190
  Service Brakes
136
  Equipment
109
  Steering
78
  Seats
70
  Structure
68
   
  Exterior Lighting
59
  Visibility
46
  Seat Belt
39
  Vehicle Speed Control
34
  Latches/locks/linkage
34
  Gasoline Fuel System
28
  Suspension
28
  Electronic Stability Control
21
  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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