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How Long Do BMW Models Last?

Date: February 21st, 2022

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Vehicles are lasting longer than ever, but even so, you may have concerns about vehicle longevity before making a final decision on such an important investment. According to Consumer Reports, a recent article stated that “almost any car can make it well into six-figure territory with proper care.” Back in 2006, the average age of all vehicles on the road was 8 years or 150,000 miles according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. Now, the average age has reached over 11 years.

If you are in the market for a brand new BMW, you may have questions about BMW reliability and how it stacks up to other luxury brands in the segment. How many miles do BMW models last? BMW of Tigard discusses BMW reliability and more in the guide below.

Is a BMW a Good Car?

Yes, BMW vehicles are certainly considered good cars. It’s easy to see why they are so popular with drivers around Portland and Tigard. While BMW repairs can be on the pricier side due to the need for imported parts, you can expect less frequent repairs because of the quality work and precision that goes into expertly crafting a BMW vehicle. Below you will find a few recent studies that illustrate BMW reliability:

  • Consumer Reports: How many miles do BMW models last? In 2018, 500,000 vehicles were evaluated in a reliability study to see which brands reported the fewest amount of issues after racking up miles on the odometer. BMW placed as the 8th most reliable in a list of 29 brands. This set it above other luxury rivals such as Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Acura, and Lincoln.
  • J.D. Power: A 2019 study looked at the amount of vehicle issues experienced by original owners over a 12-month period in three-year-old vehicles. BMW placed well above the industry average.
  • iSeeCars: If a high-performance vehicle is on your list, you can feel confident that you are making a solid choice. The BMW M6 made the top 10 list from iSeeCars of the Longest-Lasting Sports Cars.

Find Your BMW in Tigard

After learning more about BMW reliability, we’re sure that you can feel completely confident behind the wheel of any vehicle in the BMW lineup. Why not see these stellar vehicles up close? Visit BMW of Tigard today to set up a test drive. We’re just a short trip from Lake Oswego. You can also contact us if you have any questions.

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