Safety Features by Model

528i $45,050

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • 4-wheel ventilated anti-lock disc brakes (ABS) -inc: composite front rotors, dynamic brake control (DBC), brake pad wear indicators
  • Dynamic stability control (DSC) -inc: brake fade compensation, start-off assistant, brake drying, brake stand-by features, dynamic traction control (DTC)
  • Interlocking door anchoring system to help protect against door intrusion in side impacts
  • Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) w/advanced technology -inc: dual-threshold, dual-stage deployment, front-passenger seat sensors designed to prevent unnecessary airbag deployment
  • Front seat side-impact airbags
  • Front & rear seat head protection system (HPS)
  • BMW Assist Safety Plan -inc: (4) years of automatic collision notification, emergency request, enhanced roadside assistance, door unlock, stolen vehicle recovery, customer relations, TeleService; MyInfo lets you send business locations & street addresses directly to your BMW & navigation system (if so equipped)
  • BMW's Advanced Safety System for integrated deployment of passive & active safety features
  • Crash sensor that activates battery safety terminal disconnect of alternator, fuel pump & starter from battery, automatically unlocks doors, turns on hazard & interior lights
  • 3-point safety belts w/force limiters & head restraints at all seating positions
  • Front safety belts w/automatic pretensioners
  • Acoustic safety-belt warning
  • Active head restraints for driver & front passenger
  • LATCH attachments on child-restraint safety installation
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency interior trunk release handle
  • Tire pressure monitor

535i $56,500

MSRP
  • Dynamic stability control (DSC) -inc: dynamic traction control (DTC), anti-lock braking (ABS), automatic stability control (ASC), cornering brake control, dynamic brake control (DBC), brake fade compensation, brake drying, start-off assistant
  • Interlocking door anchoring system
  • Front dual-stage dual-threshold airbags w/passenger occupant sensor
  • Front seat-mounted side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear curtain airbags
  • BMW Assist w/Bluetooth -inc: automatic collision notification, emergency request, enhanced roadside assistance, door unlock, stolen vehicle recovery, customer relations, TeleService, MyInfo
  • Front/rear park distance control
  • Crash sensor that activates battery safety terminal disconnect of alternator, fuel pump & starter from battery, automatically unlocks doors, turns on hazard & interior lights
  • 3-point safety belts -inc: force limiters in all positions & front pretensioners
  • Active front head restraints
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH) in rear outboard positions
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Tire pressure monitor

535i xDrive $58,800

MSRP
  • Dynamic stability control (DSC) -inc: dynamic traction control (DTC), anti-lock braking (ABS), automatic stability control (ASC), cornering brake control, dynamic brake control (DBC), brake fade compensation, brake drying, start-off assistant
  • Interlocking door anchoring system
  • Front dual-stage dual-threshold airbags w/passenger occupant sensor
  • Front seat-mounted side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear curtain airbags
  • BMW Assist w/Bluetooth -inc: automatic collision notification, emergency request, enhanced roadside assistance, door unlock, stolen vehicle recovery, customer relations, TeleService, MyInfo
  • Front/rear park distance control
  • Crash sensor that activates battery safety terminal disconnect of alternator, fuel pump & starter from battery, automatically unlocks doors, turns on hazard & interior lights
  • 3-point safety belts -inc: force limiters in all positions & front pretensioners
  • Active front head restraints
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH) in rear outboard positions
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Tire pressure monitor

550i $64,400

MSRP
  • Dynamic stability control (DSC) -inc: dynamic traction control (DTC), anti-lock braking (ABS), automatic stability control (ASC), cornering brake control, dynamic brake control (DBC), brake fade compensation, brake drying, start-off assistant
  • Interlocking door anchoring system
  • Front dual-stage dual-threshold airbags w/passenger occupant sensor
  • Front seat-mounted side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear curtain airbags
  • BMW Assist w/Bluetooth -inc: automatic collision notification, emergency request, enhanced roadside assistance, door unlock, stolen vehicle recovery, customer relations, TeleService, MyInfo
  • Front/rear park distance control
  • Crash sensor that activates battery safety terminal disconnect of alternator, fuel pump & starter from battery, automatically unlocks doors, turns on hazard & interior lights
  • 3-point safety belts -inc: force limiters in all positions & front pretensioners
  • Active front head restraints
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH) in rear outboard positions
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Tire pressure monitor

550i xDrive $66,700

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • Dynamic stability control (DSC) -inc: dynamic traction control (DTC), anti-lock braking (ABS), automatic stability control (ASC), cornering brake control, dynamic brake control (DBC), brake fade compensation, brake drying, start-off assistant
  • Interlocking door anchoring system
  • Front dual-stage dual-threshold airbags w/passenger occupant sensor
  • Front seat-mounted side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear curtain airbags
  • BMW Assist w/Bluetooth -inc: automatic collision notification, emergency request, enhanced roadside assistance, door unlock, stolen vehicle recovery, customer relations, TeleService, MyInfo
  • Front/rear park distance control
  • Crash sensor that activates battery safety terminal disconnect of alternator, fuel pump & starter from battery, automatically unlocks doors, turns on hazard & interior lights
  • 3-point safety belts -inc: force limiters in all positions & front pretensioners
  • Active front head restraints
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH) in rear outboard positions
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Tire pressure monitor

IIHS Crash Test Ratings

Frontal Ratings Moderate Overlap

Tested vehicle: 2011 BMW 535i 4-door

Overall
Head Neck
Chest
Left Leg
Right Leg
Kinematics
Structure

Frontal Ratings Small Overlap

Tested vehicle: 2014 BMW 535i 4-door

Overall
Head Neck
Chest
Kinematics
Structure
Femur Pelvis
Foot Tibia

Side Ratings

Tested vehicle: 2011 BMW 528i 4-door

Overall
Structure
Side Airbag Configuration
Driver Head Neck
Driver Head Protection
Driver Torso
Driver Pelvis Leg
Passenger Head Neck
Passenger Head Protection
Passenger Torso
Passenger Pelvis Leg

Rear Ratings

Overall
Dynamic
Geometry

Rollover Ratings

Tested vehicle: 2011 BMW 528i 4-door

Overall

Warranty

Basic Warranty

48 months / 50,000 miles

Drivetrain Warranty

48 months / 50,000 miles

Corrosion Perforation Warranty

144 months / Unlimited distance

Roadside Assistance Coverage

48 months / Unlimited distance

Maintenance Warranty

48 months / 50,000 miles

Certified Pre-Owned Warranty

Maximum Age/Mileage:

Certified Pre-Owned Elite with less than 15,000 miles; Certified Pre-Owned with less than 60,000 miles

Basic Warranty Terms

1 year/unlimited miles from expiration of 4-year/50,000-mile new car warranty

Powertrain Warranty

N/A

Dealer Certification Required

196-point inspection

Roadside Assistance

Yes

Deductible

$50

Return/Exchange Policy

N/A

Out-of-Town Repair/Service

Yes

Free Service Loan

Yes

Special Finance Terms

Yes

Transferability

No

Satellite Radio Subscription

3 months

Complimentary Service/Maintenance

No

Recalls

Engine And Engine Cooling > Engine > Other Fuel Types > Turbo-charger Apr 5, 2012
Report Receipt Date:
Apr 5, 2012
NHTSA Campaign:
12V161000
Summary:
BMW IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 5-SERIES, 5-SERIES GRAN TURISMO, MODEL YEAR 2012 6-SERIES CONVERTIBLE, 7-SERIES, X5 SAV, AND X6 SAV VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 8- OR 12-CYLINDER, TURBOCHARGED, ENGINES BECAUSE THE CIRCUIT BOARD FOR THE ELECTRIC AUXILIARY WATER PUMP CAN OVERHEAT.
Consequence:
THIS COULD LEAD TO A SMOLDERING OF THE PUMP OR AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT OR VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy:
BMW WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AUXILIARY WATER PUMP FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW CUSTOMER RELATIONS AND SERVICES AT 1-800-525-7417.
Engine And Engine Cooling Oct 20, 2011
Report Receipt Date:
Oct 20, 2011
NHTSA Campaign:
11V521000
Summary:
BMW IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 5-SERIES, MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 5-SERIES GRAN TURISMO, MODEL YEAR 2009-2011 7-SERIES, MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 X5 SAV, AND MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 X6 SAV VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 8- OR 12-CYLINDER, TURBOCHARGED, ENGINES BECAUSE THE CIRCUIT BOARD FOR THE ELECTRIC AUXILIARY WATER PUMP CAN OVERHEAT.
Consequence:
THIS COULD LEAD TO A SMOLDERING OF THE PUMP OR AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT OR VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy:
BMW WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AUXILIARY WATER PUMP FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 19, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW CUSTOMER RELATIONS AND SERVICES AT 1-800-525-7417.
Engine And Engine Cooling Oct 30, 2017
Report Receipt Date:
Oct 30, 2017
NHTSA Campaign:
17V683000
Summary:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2008-2011 128i and 2007-2011 328i, 328xi, 328i xDrive, 525i, 525xi, 528i, 528xi, 530i, 530xi, X3 3.0si, X3 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive30i, Z4 3.0i, Z4 3.0si and Z4 sDrive30i vehicles. The heater for the positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve may short circuit.
Consequence:
An electrical short can cause the parts within the PCV valve to melt, increasing the risk of a fire, even when the vehicle is not in use.
Remedy:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the PCV valve heater, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 18, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
Fuel System, Gasoline Oct 17, 2016
Report Receipt Date:
Oct 17, 2016
NHTSA Campaign:
16V746000
Summary:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 BMW X5 3.0si, X5 4.8i, X5 M, X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive48i and X5 xDrive50i, 2008-2011 X6 x Drive35i, X6 xDrive50i and X6 M, 2010-2011 X6 ActiveHybrid, 535i xDrive Gran Turismo, 535i Gran Turismo, 550i xDrive Gran Turismo and 550i Gran Turismo, 2011-2012 528i, 535i, 535i xDrive, 550i and 550i xDrive and 2012 535i ActiveHybrid, 640i Convertible, 650i Convertible, 650i xDrive Convertible, 650i Coupe and 650i Coupe xDrive vehicles. The affected vehicles have in-tank fuel pumps that may have insufficiently crimped wire contacts.
Consequence:
The loose wires may cause the connector to melt, resulting in a fuel leak. Additionally, the fuel pump may stop working, possibly causing an engine stall and increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 5, 2016. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
Fuel System, Other > Storage > Fuel Gauge System Jul 21, 2010
Report Receipt Date:
Jul 21, 2010
NHTSA Campaign:
10V331000
Summary:
BMW IS RECALLING CERTAIN 2010 AND 2011 GRAN TURISMO PASSENGER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 12 THROUGH JULY 1, 2010. THE VEHICLE'S FUEL LEVEL SENSOR WITHIN THE FUEL TANK CAN BECOME WEDGED AGAINST THE TANK.
Consequence:
IF THIS OCCURS, THE FUEL GAUGE IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER WOULD DISPLAY A LARGER AMOUNT OF FUEL THAN WAS ACTUALLY IN THE TANK. AS A RESULT, IF THE TANK BECAME EMPTY, THE VEHICLE COULD STALL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
BMW HAS NOT YET PROVIDED THE AGENCY WITH A REMEDY PLAN AND NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-525-7417.
Recall Apr 10, 2014
Report Receipt Date:
Apr 10, 2014
NHTSA Campaign:
14V176000
Summary:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2010-2011 128i Coupe, 128i Convertible, 328i Sedan, 328i xDrive Sedan, 328i Coupe, 328i Convertible, 328i Sports Wagon and Z4 sDrive 30i, 2011-2012 135i Coupe, 135i Convertible, 335i Sedan, X5 xDrive 35i, and X6 xDrive 35i, 2011 335i xDrive Sedan, 335i Coupe, 335i Convertible, 528i Sedan, 535i Sedan, 535i xDrive Sedan, X3 xDrive 28i, and X3 xDrive 35i, 2010 X3 xDrive 30i, and X5 xDrive 30i, 2012 640i Coupe, and 640i Convertible and 2010-2012 535i Gran Turismo vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the bolts that secure the housing for the variable camshaft timing adjustment (VANOS) unit can loosen over time and may possibly break.
Consequence:
If the bolts loosen or break the engine may have reduced power or stall. An engine stall increases the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the four VANOS housing bolts for both VANOS units (intake and exhaust), free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2014. In addition, owners of approximately 170,172 model year 2010-2012 BMW vehicles equipped with inline 6 cylinder engines not covered by this recall, will receive an extended warranty to address this condition. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-525-7417.
Air Bags Nov 17, 2016
Report Receipt Date:
Nov 17, 2016
NHTSA Campaign:
16V832000
Summary:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2011 BMW 528i, 528xi, 535i, 535xi, 550i and 550xi vehicles manufactured March 1, 2010, through August 31, 2011. The affected vehicles may have received a replacement Sensor Cluster Unit (SCU) during a service visit. These SCUs have an acceleration sensor that may have been incorrectly programmed and, as a result, the SCU may not accurately determine if activation and deployment of the air bags, safety belt pre-tensioners and head restraints is necessary in the event of a crash.
Consequence:
Depending on the severity of the crash, inadequate activation of the driver and/or passenger air bags, safety belt pre-tensioners and active head restraints may increase the risk of injury.
Remedy:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the SCU, free of charge. The recall began December 2016. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
Power Train Feb 2, 2017
Report Receipt Date:
Feb 2, 2017
NHTSA Campaign:
17V067000
Summary:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2011-2012 135i Coupe, 1 Series M Coupe and 135i Convertible vehicles, 2011 Z4 sDrive 35i, 335i, 335d, 335i Coupe, 335is Coupe, 335i Convertible, 335is Convertible, 535i, 535i xDrive, 535i Gran Turismo and 550i xDrive Gran Turismo vehicles and 2012 740i and 740Li vehicles. The rear driveshaft constant velocity (CV) joint on the affected vehicles may fatigue and break.
Consequence:
If the CV joint breaks, the vehicle may have a loss of propulsion, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear driveshaft CV joint and, based on its production date, will replace it, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 27, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
Engine And Engine Cooling Apr 18, 2018
Report Receipt Date:
Apr 18, 2018
NHTSA Campaign:
18V248000
Summary:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2011-2012 BMW 550i, 550i xDrive, 550i Gran Turismo, 550i Gran Turismo xDrive, 750i, 750Li, 750i xDrive, 750Li xDrive, 760Li, X5 xDrive50i, X5 M, X6 xDrive50i, X6 M, ActiveHybrid7, MINI Cooper S Convertible, John Cooper Works (JCW) Convertible, Cooper S Countryman, Cooper S Countryman ALL4, Cooper S, JCW, Cooper S Clubman, JCW Clubman, Cooper S Roadster, JCW Roadster, Cooper S Coupe, JCW Coupe and Rolls-Royce Ghost, 2011 BMW X6 Hybrid and 2012 BMW 650i Coupe, 650i xDrive Coupe, 650i Convertible and 650i xDrive Convertible vehicles. The electric auxiliary water pump may fail and cause the circuit board to overheat.
Consequence:
If the circuit board were to overheat, it can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the electric auxiliary water pump, free of charge. Depending on the model, there are currently limited parts available, however not all parts are available at this time. Owners will be notified of the recall beginning June 11, 2018, and will receive a second notification when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact BMW customer service at BMW 1-800-525-7417, MINI at 1-866-825-1525, or Rolls-Royce at 1-877-877-3735. Note: BMW recommends that owners park their vehicle outdoors until the recall remedy has been performed.