2008 BMW 5-Series Recalls & Reliability
There have been 2 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.
EXTERIOR LIGHTINGRecall Date: 09/11/2013
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUMRecall Date: 09/30/2010
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.
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1These scores come from consumer ratings of their vehicles after three years of ownership.
- Among The Best
- Better Than Most
- About Average
- The Rest
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BMW offers warranty coverage on all of its cars, including a four-year/50,000-mile basic warranty.
BMW also offers a 12-year/unlimited-mileage and rust-perforation warranty. In addition, all 2008 BMW 5-Series vehicles come with four years of unlimited-mileage BMW Roadside Assistance. Drivers have access to 24-hour assistance anywhere in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. This includes flat tire changes, emergency gasoline and lock-out assistance, towing, alternative transportation, trip-interruption benefits and trip routing advice.
- "Nearly perfect doesn't come around too often, but the 2008 BMW 535i turns practical science into a kind of art." - Edmunds
- "To say it is the benchmark for the class is an understatement. It is the leader, and has been, for about as long as we can remember." - AutoSite
Warranty information last updated: 2/18/09