How Long Do BMW Vehicles Last?

2019 BMW X1

The average vehicle generally lasts up to 100,000 miles. But how many miles do BMW vehicles last? Peoria drivers shopping for new BMW models often ask about BMW reliability, an important factor to consider as you’re making your purchase. BMW of Peoria has answers from trusted experts at J.D. Power and more below.

BMW Reliability Reviews 

Is a BMW a good car? A number of agencies have devoted themselves to answering such questions by studying how BMW vehicles perform over a very long period of time. Pekin and Dunlap drivers should note how far these vehicles go: 

  • J.D. Power: Since 1989, J.D. Power has been conducting surveys on vehicles that have been owned for three years. Over a 12-month period, they measure problems the original owners of these vehicles have experienced. BMW reliability for their 2019 survey comes across as above average on these surveys. 
  • iSeeCars: Thinking about hitting Dunlap roads in a sports car like the M6? iSeeCars put this vehicle in the top ten of their survey of longest lasting sports cars, finding some of them to last up to 200,000 miles! 
  • Consumer Reports: Wondering, “Is a BMW a good car compared to its competitors?” A Consumer Reports survey from 2018 poses this exact question, analyzing 500,000 vehicles for how well they withstood mileage. BMW reliability topped that of Acura, Lincoln, Porsche, and Mercedes-Benz! 

How Long Do BMW Vehicles Last?: BMW Reliability Tips 

The answer to this question can depend upon how Galesburg drivers maintain their BMW vehicles. Luckly, with the right resources, you can maintain your BMW easily.

  • Service and Maintenance: To keep up with your BMW maintenance and fix any problems, schedule service at a dedicated BMW service center. 
  • OEM Parts: When you need parts replaced on your BMW vehicle, using OEM parts from BMW parts center can help preserve its value and condition. 
  • DIY Inspections: While it’s important to depend upon a service center, there are a number of service tips you can use to inspect and maintain your car between visits. 
  • Cleaning: Cleaning has more than cosmetic value; you don’t want your upholstery to wear down or your paint to chip, so keep the car washes coming! 

Find a BMW at BMW of Peoria

Are BMW vehicles good cars? These BMW reliability ratings show that, with proper care, your BMW can last well beyond the usual time limit for vehicles. Peoria drivers can find out more at BMW of Peoria, where we’re proud to have a finance center to help you find your next dream car. If you have any questions, contact us today!

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