really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

The NHTSA is the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints can be spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem. See the Back button — blue bar at the very top of the page — to explore more.

Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the 2000 BMW X5:

Unsubscribe any time. We don't sell/share your email.

problem #1

Mar 272000

X5 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle has had intermittent brake failure at slow speeds. Dealer replaced cracked master cylinder and rear ABS sensor. Then, stated there was nothing wrong with vehicle. While driving 20 mph consumer rearended another vehicle due to brake failure. Damage to vehicle was $ $500 vehicle has been at dealer since accident on 21 May 2001. On one occasion, the speedometer quit working when the ABS light illuminated, while slowing down on dry pavement, vehicle started to jerk forward and back, dealer replaced wheel speed sensor. Drivers side seat belt does not retract.

- Manlius, NY, USA