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2016 BMW X1 Earns IIHS Top Rating

By Fred Meier on May 26, 2016


CARS.COM — The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety named the redesigned 2016 BMW X1 SUV a Top Safety Pick Plus, a significant improvement over the outgoing model's score. IIHS reports that the compact SUV's redesign boosted its performance to a top… Read More

2016 BMW X1 Earns IIHS Top Rating

By Fred Meier on May 26, 2016

CARS.COM — The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety named the redesigned 2016 BMW X1 SUV a Top Safety Pick Plus, a significant improvement over the outgoing model's score. IIHS reports that the compact SUV's redesign boosted its performance to a top… Read More

2016 BMW 640 Photo Gallery

By Matt Schmitz on May 20, 2016

CARS.COM — The BMW 640 is a bit of the best of both worlds in that it offers high-performance handling and cruise-worthy comfort. That's in addition to elegant, swoon-worthy styling that is like the vehicular incarnation of a tuxedo-clad James… Read More

LoJack Report Shows Smarter Thieves Targeting Pricier Cars

By Matt Schmitz on May 18, 2016

CARS.COM — The downside of being among the top-selling cars is that those models also tend to be among the most stolen. Then again, they're also the most recovered. The stolen-vehicle recovery experts at LoJack just released their seventh annual… Read More

2009-2014 BMW Trunk Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on May 17, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: Affected vehicles may have trunk deck springs that have come loose and will not keep the trunk open while accessing the cargo area. This is due to faulty trunk deck springs. Vehicles affected by this service bulletin:… Read More

2017 BMW 2 Series: What's Changed

By Kelsey Mays on May 17, 2016

CARS.COM — Just seven months after BMW introduced the blistering new M2, the 2 Series on which it's based gets some updates for 2017. With them comes a change in signage: The 228i becomes the 230i, while the M235i becomes… Read More

2009-2014 BMW Trunk Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on May 17, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: Affected vehicles may have trunk deck springs that have come loose and will not keep the trunk open while accessing the cargo area. This is due to faulty trunk deck springs. Vehicles affected by this service bulletin:… Read More

BMW Takes In-Car Gesturing to a New Level in 7 Series

By Courtney Messenbaugh on May 16, 2016

CARS.COM — With its Gesture Control system, the 2016 BMW 7 Series has set its sights on introducing a few more hand gestures to a driver's lexicon. And the middle finger is not involved. Related: Research the 2016 BMW 7… Read More

2017 BMW i3 Electric Gets a Lot More Range

By Kelsey Mays on May 2, 2016

CARS.COM — Electric-vehicle manufacturers are bolstering range of current models as two affordable, long-range EVs bear down on the industry, the Chevrolet Bolt and Tesla Model 3. BMW has upgraded the battery of the funky i3 plug-in hatchback for 2017,… Read More

Drowsy Driver Detection Systems Sense When You Need a Break

By Julie Halpert on April 26, 2016

CARS.COM — Bleary-eyed drivers are a danger to themselves and others: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that drowsy driving causes more than 80,000 crashes (almost 220 per day) and 850 fatalities each year. Automakers have been offering technology… Read More

2011-2012 BMW Oil Filter Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on April 19, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: Affected vehicles equipped with a plastic oil filter housing may lead to an internal or external oil or coolant leak. Should this occur, engine damage could take place. Vehicles affected by this service bulletin: 2011 BMW X1… Read More