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BMW's 2017 Diesel Models Delayed Amid Heightened Federal Scrutiny

By Matt Schmitz on July 20, 2016


CARS.COM — In the wake of Volkswagen's diesel-emissions scandal, other automakers are facing a more arduous process for getting their 2017 diesel models certified by federal regulators. BMW confirmed to Cars.com that the U.S. sale dates of its model-year 2017… Read More

BMW's 2017 Diesel Models Delayed Amid Heightened Federal Scrutiny

By Matt Schmitz on July 20, 2016

CARS.COM — In the wake of Volkswagen's diesel-emissions scandal, other automakers are facing a more arduous process for getting their 2017 diesel models certified by federal regulators. BMW confirmed to Cars.com that the U.S. sale dates of its model-year 2017… Read More

Recall Alert: 2011 BMW X5

By Jennifer Geiger on June 20, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 21,500 model-year 2011 X5 SUVs, including X5 xDrive 35i, xDrive50i, X5 M, X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i and X6 M vehicles manufactured between April 5 and Nov. 20, 2010; model-year 2011 X5 xDrive35d diesel vehicles manufactured between… Read More

Five Automakers Recall Nearly 2.5 Million Takata Airbags

By Jennifer Newman on June 2, 2016

CARS.COM — Nearly 2.5 million Takata airbag inflators were recalled today by five automakers. While many of the cars have been recalled for the defective driver-side airbag inflators, the latest recalls cover passenger-side Takata airbags, which are part of the… 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

NHTSA Extends BMW's Deadline for Takata Airbag Replacements

By Matt Schmitz on March 25, 2016

CARS.COM — Federal safety officials have granted BMW an additional five months to acquire replacement airbags needed to fix recalled vehicles equipped with potentially defective airbags manufactured by Japan's Takata Corp. BMW now has until Aug. 31 to find a… Read More

2016 BMW X5 eDrive Review

By Kelsey Mays on March 7, 2016

CARS.COM — New for 2016, the BMW X5 eDrive plug-in hybrid is a compelling choice for X5 shoppers, but those shoppers ought to drive the X5's competition, too. Find out more in my review.… Read More

2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e Video

By Kelsey Mays on February 25, 2016

CARS.COM — BMW's plug-in hybrid SUV can go around 14 miles on electric power alone and pairs a 245-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder with an electric motor for a combined 308 hp. How much is the X5 xDrive40e compared to the… Read More

2011-2014 BMW X5, X6 Drivetrain Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on February 24, 2016

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2011 BMW X5 xDrive35i 2011 BMW X5 xDrive50i 2011 BMW X5 M 2011 BMW X5 xDrive35d 2012 BMW X5 xDrive35i 2012 BMW X5 xDrive50i 2012 BMW X5 M 2012 BMW X5 xDrive35d 2013… Read More

2016 BMW X5 eDrive: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on February 23, 2016

CARS.COM — BMW's plug-in hybrid X5 eDrive SUV can operate in a fully electric mode with 14 miles of range before switching on the gas engine. It pairs a 245-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder with an electric motor for a combined… Read More

BMW Recalls 840,000 Vehicles for Takata Airbag Inflators

By Fred Meier on February 10, 2016

CARS.COM — BMW announced today that it is recalling about 840,000 vehicles for driver-side airbag inflators made by Takata Corp. that could rupture and send bits of shrapnel at the occupants of the vehicle, causing injury or death.  Related: 5… Read More