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MSRP: $37,300 - $49,900
Invoice: $34,315 - $45,910
MPG: 25 City / 33 Hwy

2014 BMW 3-Series Hybrid Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There have been 3 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMPRecall Date: 03/30/2015
  • Summary: BMW of North America LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2014 228i Coupe, M235i Coupe, 320i, 320xi, 328i, 328xi, 335i, 335xi, ActiveHybrid 3, 328xi Sports Wagon, 428i Coupe, 428xi Coupe, 435i Coupe, 435xi Coupe, 428i Convertible, 428xi Convertible, 435i Convertible, 328xi Gran Turismo, 335xi Gran Turismo, and 2015 428i Gran Coupe, 428xi Gran Coupe, and 435i Gran Coupe vehicles. Improper nickel plating of components within the fuel pump may result in the fuel pump failing.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 18054
  • Consequence: If the fuel pump fails, the vehicle may stall without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump, free of charge. Owners were mailed interim notices on May 28, 2015. Owner will receive a second notice when remedy parts are available. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V189000
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUMRecall Date: 10/06/2014
  • Summary: BMW of North America LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2014 BMW 328i xDrive Sports Wagon, 2012-2014 BMW 320i Sedan, 328i Sedan, 320i xDrive Sedan, 328i xDrive Sedan, 2012-2013 BMW 528i Sedan, 528i xDrive Sedan, 2013-2014 BMW X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i Sports Activity Vehicle, 2013-2014 BMW X3 xDrive28i Sports Activity Vehicle, 2012-2014 BMW Z4 sDrive28i Roadster, and 2014 BMW 428i Coupe, and 428i xDrive Coupe. Due to insufficient lubrication, the vacuum pump that supplies brake power assistance may fail. Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 13V-454.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 8988
  • Consequence: A failure of the brake vacuum pump results in a reduction in braking power that could increase the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will install a locking ring in the camshaft to retain the camshaft seal disk in the proper location, free of charge. The recall began on December 2, 2014. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
  • Dates of Manufacture FEB 28, 2013 to MAY 16, 2013
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V627000
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUMRecall Date: 09/25/2013
  • Summary: BMW of North America LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 320i, 328i, 320i xDrive, and 328i xDrive sedans; model year 2014 328i xDrive Sports Wagons; model year 2012-2013 528i and 528i xDrive sedans, model year 2013-2014 X1 sDrive28i and X1 xDrive28i vehicles and model year 2012-2014 Z4 sDrive28i roadsters. Due to insufficient lubrication, the vacuum pump that supplies brake power assistance may fail.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 76191
  • Consequence: A failure of the brake vacuum pump results in a reduction in braking power that could increase the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will modify the vehicles to prevent insufficient vacuum pump lubrication, free of charge. The safety recall began on January 31, 2014. Owners may contact BMW customer relations at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.
  • Dates of Manufacture APR 30, 2012 to AUG 30, 2013
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V454000

Reliability

Our reliability score is based on the J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) rating or, if unavailable, the J.D. Power Predicted Reliability rating.

Predicted Reliability Score 3_5
  • Key:
  • 5 Among The Best
  • 4 Better Than Most
  • 3 About Average
  • 2 The Rest

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Warranty

The 2014 BMW ActiveHybrid 3 comes with a four-year/50,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty.

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