BMW 2 Series Problem Trends and Complaints

Based on 12 problem areas, owners have reported the following issues with this vehicle that range in severity ratings from low to high.

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Car depreciation

49% after 5 years

While different cars depreciate at different rates, it's a good rule of thumb to assume that a new car will lose approximately 20 percent of its value in the first year. In five years, the average depreciation rate is 50% of their initial value.
Recalls

0 Recalls

A recall is issued when a manufacturer or NHTSA determines that a vehicle, equipment, car seat, or tire creates an unreasonable safety risk or fails to meet minimum safety standards. Manufacturers are required to fix the problem by repairing it, replacing it, offering a refund, or in rare cases repurchasing the vehicle.
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Massively Underwhelmed

Model Year:

2016

Manufacturer:

BMW

Model:

2 Series

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, by an independent shop

This is my third and last BMW convertible lease, this latest iteration is a timid and tinny toy as compared to the last two and yet leases at similar cost. Given my 25+ years as a BMW driver, blithely assumed the guys in Stuttgart would continue to provide a deeply

Review submitted by:SW

Pros:Reliable and easy on the eyes

Cons:Timid, soft spoken and reserved on the road

Too short on wheelbase but it handles like a BMW

Model Year:

2015

Manufacturer:

BMW

Model:

2 Series

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Short, stiff and it sticks. Instant torque makes it feel faster than it really is. Most of 6500 miles to date have been on urban streets. Satisfying to drive on smooth roads but any patches or potholes trigger pitching and noise. Mileage is about as expected relative to claimed range.

Review submitted by:Fahr Zu

Pros:Reliability and operating cost

Cons:Short wheelbase

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