2006 BMW X5

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2006 BMW X5 Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is a software problem in the computer system. There is also an occasional problem on this vehicle with failure in the crankcase ventilation system. The cost to update the software in the vehicle's computers is estimated at $91.00 for labor. The cost to repair the crankcase ventilation system is $54.00 for parts, $247.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Steering & Suspension

Significant Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of one or both Front Air Struts. The cost to repair the Front Air Struts is estimated at $905.00 each for parts and $130.00 each for labor. This does not include alignment costs. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Brakes

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Starting & Charging

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Accessories

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Overall

4 out of 5 4 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
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Engine Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems
Transmission & Driveline Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Significant Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems
Brakes Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5
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BB05 - 7/22/2014 6:25:48 AM