really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 3
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
49,584 miles

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problem #4

Oct 252013


  • 100,000 miles
TL - the contact owns a 2009 BMW 328 conv. The contact stated that burning fumes were emitted into the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to the dealer. The technician diagnosed that the wires connected to the A/C heater blower and fuses box were burning causing it to malfunctioned. As a result result, the A/C heater blower needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileage was 100,000.

- Madison, AL, USA

problem #3

Aug 032013

328 6-cyl

  • 59,000 miles
I have a 2009 bmw328xi, which I bought brand new and paid a lot of money for. I only have 59,000 miles. On August 3, 2013 the car temperature light went on, first yellow and not even two seconds later red. With out warning the car didn't move. So I shut off the engine immediately. Thinking the car is over heating. Instead, after getting it towed found out the water pump and electric thermostat went. I am very unhappy that a 4 and half year old car shouldn't have such problems. I've had many high end cars in the past for 11 years and never had a problem in such a short life of a car.

- Great Neck, NY, USA

problem #2

Mar 102013


  • 62,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 BMW 328I. The contact stated that while driving 26 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The contact stated that the lights on the instrument panel were blinking and the brakes seized. The front passenger and driver's side air bags then inadvertently deployed. The vehicle was towed to a repair shop and the mechanic performed a diagnostic but the cause of the failure was not determined. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure but no further assistance was provided. The failure and current mileage was 62,000.

- San Antonio , TX, USA

problem #1

Nov 102010


  • 20,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 BMW 328I. While driving approximately 10 mph, the air conditioning unit activated independently and the contact could not turn the unit off manually. In addition, the radio would activate without engaging the control device. The trunk lid opened independently on three separate occasions while the contact was driving. The failure recurred when driving at any given speed. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer eight times and they were unable to duplicate the problem. Most recently, the computerized system was updated however, the failure recurred after the repair. The contact was in the process of taking the vehicle back to the dealer for diagnosis. The manufacturer was not notified of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 20,000.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA