2011 BMW 7 Series Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Titanium Silver Metallic
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$13,443 - $29,693
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test
Source: NHTSA.gov
MPG (up to)
17 City / 25 HWY
Horsepower
326-544
Seats
4-5

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BMW 7 Series Models & Trims

chevronDown icon 740i $15,321 - $17,560
Horsepower: 326 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged Gas I6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 x 8.0, 20 x 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 750i $16,196 - $18,633
Horsepower: 407 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 x 8.0, 20 x 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 750i xDrive $16,743 - $19,274
Horsepower: 407 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 x 8.0, 20 x 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 750i ActiveHybrid $13,730 - $15,959
Horsepower: 455 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged Gas/Electric V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 19 x 8.5, 20 x 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 740Li $17,126 - $19,695
Horsepower: 326 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged Gas I6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 x 8.0, 20 x 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 750Li $16,612 - $19,107
Horsepower: 407 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 x 8.0, 20 x 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 750Li xDrive $17,158 - $19,755
Horsepower: 407 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 x 8.0, 20 x 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 750Li ActiveHybrid $13,443 - $15,592
Horsepower: 455 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged Gas/Electric V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 19 x 8.5, 20 x 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon ALPINA B7 SWB $18,642 - $21,807
Horsepower: 500 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 21 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon ALPINA B7 LWB $18,642 - $21,807
Horsepower: 500 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 21 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 760Li $25,318 - $29,693
Horsepower: 544 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged Gas V12
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 x 8.0, 20 x 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon ALPINA B7 SWB xDrive $19,196 - $22,455
Horsepower: 500 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 21 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon ALPINA B7 LWB xDrive $19,196 - $22,455
Horsepower: 500 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 21 (in.) - Aluminum
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Owner Reviews

4.5
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It has leather seats and is easy to drive. It's my favorite color orange. I would only trade it in for a newer version

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This a reliable car. When choosing a car please remember that you get what you pay for.

Dan S
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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$15,321 - $17,560
$16,196 - $18,633

Horsepower

Horsepower
326 (hp)
407 (hp)

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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Standard
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Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.0L DOHC 24
4.4L 32
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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
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
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Standard
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Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
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Standard
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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
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Standard

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
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Standard
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Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 (in.)
41.3 (in.)

Front Head Room

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

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.9 (in.)
38.9 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.5 (in.)
38.5 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14 (cu. ft.)
14 (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

Entertainment System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

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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Standard

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

Cell PhoneHookup
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
4 - 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
Optional
Optional
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Standard

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional
Optional
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3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Seat Massage

Seat Massage
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
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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

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/40R20
P245/40R20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
120.9 (in.)
120.9 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
40 (ft.)
40 (ft.)

Length

Length
199.8 (in.)
199.8 (in.)

Width

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

Weight

Weight
4101 (.lbs)
4288 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
326 (hp)
407 (hp)

Torque

Torque
332 (ft. lbs.)
442 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
220 (.lbs)
220 (.lbs)

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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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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Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
Straight 6 Cylinder
8 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
21.7 (gal.)
21.7 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
21 (mpg)
19 (mpg)

City

City
17 (mpg)
15 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
25 (mpg)
22 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
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Standard
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Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
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Standard
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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

Child Safety Locks
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Standard
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Standard

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

HID Headlights
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Standard
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Standard

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

Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

Crash Test Ratings Currently Not Available

Safety Features

  • Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Dynamic stability control (DSC) -inc: brake fade compensation, start-off assistant, brake drying, brake stand-by, dynamic traction control (DTC), dynamic brake control
  • Corona ring integrated daytime running lights
  • Driver/front passenger dual-threshold dual-stage front airbags w/passenger occupant sensor
  • Front side-impact airbags
  • Front & rear head protection system (HPS)
  • Active knee protection
  • BMW Assist w/Bluetooth -inc: (4) year Safety Plan subscription
  • Front & rear park distance control w/graphic display
  • Crash sensor that activates battery safety terminal disconnect of alternator, fuel pump & starter from battery, automatically unlocks doors, turns on hazard & interior lights
  • Front safety belt automatic pretensioners, acoustic belt warning
  • 3-point safety belt system -inc: ALR in all passenger positions
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH) on rear outboard seats
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency interior trunk release handle
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • Rear-view camera *
  • Automatic fuel-pump shutoff upon severe accident impact
  • Battery safety terminal
  • Active roll stabilization
  • BMW Assist w/Bluetooth
  • Active blind spot detection
  • Lane departure warning

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

Reliability results are currently not available.

Safety Recalls (2)

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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.
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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.

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