2018 BMW 6 Series Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Black Sapphire Metallic
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MSRP
$61,424 - $86,255
Crash Test
Source: NHTSA.gov
MPG (up to)
20 City / 29 HWY
Horsepower
315-600
Seats
4-5

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Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

4.4 Overall Score
Performance 4.5Comfort 4.1Styling 4.5Value 4.2

Editor's Overview

Whether driving the open-air 6 Series Convertible or the thrilling Gran Coupe, the 2018 BMW 6 Series never disappoints. The 6 Series cars provide differing levels of power and suspension tuning, allowing for a completely unique driving experience. Though aging, the BMW 6 Series is still a luxury performance car anyone would be proud to own.

BMW 6 Series Models & Trims

chevronDown icon ALPINA B6 xDrive $80,264 - $86,255
Horsepower: 600 hp
Engine Type: Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 20 X 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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check icon Automated Emergency Braking
check icon Blind Spot Monitor
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chevronDown icon 640i $61,424 - $65,723
Horsepower: 315 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 X 8, 20 X 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum, Forged Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 640i xDrive $67,018 - $71,757
Horsepower: 315 hp - 335 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 X 8, 20 X 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum, Forged Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 650i $69,570 - $74,509
Horsepower: 445 hp
Engine Type: Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 19 X 8.5, 20 X 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum, Forged Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 650i xDrive $70,374 - $75,295
Horsepower: 445 hp
Engine Type: Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 19 X 8.5, 20 X 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum, Forged Aluminum
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check icon Lane Departure Warning

Owner Reviews

4.67
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Very clean, beautiful interior, shiny black paint.

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Great performance, but BMW so lots of computer problems. Suspension, tires, computer sent a fault signal to the system. However drives smoother than a Cadillac, looks wise the best car out there. Very clean black color, comfortable, fast, easy to drive and park.

Grace S
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Good experience with BMW.

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Not problem my cars is very good and trust in him because it has not failed me in this year. Then I recommend this car with closed eyes and my friends are doing very well. Without anything else to say is one the best cars and the best brand in the market.

Bruce B
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SUV black BMW four seat passengers

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My car have not been gone for long distance it still bland new the A/C works good the engine is perfect works pretty good have not been crushed

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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$80,264 - $86,255
$61,424 - $65,723

Horsepower

Horsepower
600 (hp)
315 (hp)

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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Standard
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Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
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Standard
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Standard

Engine Type

Engine Type
4.4L 32V V8 w/TwinPower Turbo Technology
3.0L I
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Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
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Standard
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Standard

Alarm

Alarm
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Standard
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Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
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Standard
check icon
Standard

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
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Standard
check icon
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
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Standard
check icon
Standard

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
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Standard
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Standard

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
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Standard
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Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
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Standard
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Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
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Standard
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Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
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Standard
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Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
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Standard
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Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
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Standard
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Standard

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
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Standard
Optional
Optional

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
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Not Available
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering
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Standard
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Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.1 (in.)
42.1 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.6 (in.)
40.3 - 40.6 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.3 (in.)
30.5 - 35.3 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37 (in.)
36.5 - 37 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
16.2 (cu. ft.)
10.6 - 16.2 (cu. ft.)

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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Standard
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Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
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Standard
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Standard

Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
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Standard
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Standard

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
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Standard
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Standard

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
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Standard
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Standard

AUX Input

AUX Input
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Standard
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Standard

CD Player

CD Player
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Standard
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Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
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Standard
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Standard

AC

AC
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Standard
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Not Available

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
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Standard
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Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
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Standard
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Standard

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
5
4 - 5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
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Standard
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Standard

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
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Standard
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Standard

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
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Standard
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Standard

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional
Optional
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Not Available

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
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Standard
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Standard

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
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Standard
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Standard

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
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Standard
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Standard
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Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
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Standard
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Standard

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
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Standard
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Not Available

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P255/35VR20
P245/35YR20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
116.9 (in.)
112.4 - 116.9 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39.3 (ft.)
38.4 - 39.2 (ft.)

Length

Length
197.2 (in.)
192.8 - 197.2 (in.)

Width

Width
74.6 (in.)
74.6 (in.)
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Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
4780 (.lbs)
4190 - 4255 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
600 (hp)
315 (hp)

Torque

Torque
590 (ft. lbs.)
330 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
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Standard
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Standard

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
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Standard
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Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
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Standard
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Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
Straight 6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 (gal.)
18.5 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
21 (mpg)
25 (mpg)

City

City
16 (mpg)
20 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
25 (mpg)
29 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
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Not Available
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Standard

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
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Standard
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Standard

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

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Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
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Standard
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Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
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Standard
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Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
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Standard
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Standard

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control
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Standard
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Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
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Standard
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Standard

HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Auto Leveling Headlinghts
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Standard
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Standard

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
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Standard
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Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Night Vision

Night Vision
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
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Standard
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Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
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Standard
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Standard

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

Crash Test Ratings Currently Not Available

Safety Features

  • DSC III Electronic Stability Control (ESC) *
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control *
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Front And Rear Parking Sensors
  • Forward Collision Mitigation
  • BMW Assist eCall Emergency Sos
  • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • First Aid Kit
  • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
  • Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Pretensioners and Front Seat-Integrated
  • Back-Up Camera
  • Emergency Sos *
  • Driver And Passenger Side Airbag Head Extension, Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag *
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Pretensioners and Front Seat-Integrated *
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) *
  • Park Distance Control Front And Rear Parking Sensors *
  • Blind Spot Detection Blind Spot Sensor *
  • Frontal Collision Warning w/City Collision Mitigation and Cross-Traffic Alert Rear *
  • Lane Departure Warning *
  • Low Tire Pressure Warning *
  • Rear Child Safety Locks *
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point and Pretensioners *

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

Reliability results are currently not available.

Safety Recalls (1)

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Engine And Engine Cooling > Engine Jul 10, 2018
Report Receipt Date:
Jul 10, 2018
NHTSA Campaign:
18V465000
Summary:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW 540d xDrive vehicles. The crankshaft sensor may be equipped with incorrect firmware, preventing the sensor from properly processing input from the crankshaft reluctor ring, possibly resulting in a vehicle stall. On September 12, 2018, BMW expanded the recall to a total of 5,309 vehicles including certain 2018-2019 BMW 540d xDrive, 230i M240i, M240i xDrive, X2 sDrive28i, X2 xDrive28i, X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i, 330i, 330i xDrive, 340i, 340i xDrive, 330i xDrive Gran Turismo, 530i, 530i xDrive, 540i, 540i xDrive, 530e, 530e xDrive, 640i xDrive Gran Turismo, 330e, 2019 430i Gran Coupe, 430i xDrive Gran Coupe, 440i Gran Coupe, 440i xDrive Gran Coupe, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, 740i, 740i xDrive, MINI Cooper, Cooper S, JCW, MINI Countryman (Cooper, Cooper All4, Cooper S, Cooper S All4, JCW All4), and MINI Clubman (Cooper, Cooper S, Cooper All4, Cooper S All4, JCW All4) vehicles.
Consequence:
A vehicle stall can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the crankshaft sensor, free of charge. The recall began September 6, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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