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Recall Alert: 2016-2017 Mini Clubman

By Tom Torbjornsen on August 23, 2016


CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 8,000 model-year 2016-17 Mini Clubman hatchbacks manufactured between Aug. 19, 2015, and July 14, 2016 The Problem: The side curtain air bags for front-seat occupants may not deploy in the intended positions in a crash, increasing… Read More

Recall Alert: 2016-2017 Mini Clubman

By Tom Torbjornsen on August 23, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 8,000 model-year 2016-17 Mini Clubman hatchbacks manufactured between Aug. 19, 2015, and July 14, 2016 The Problem: The side curtain air bags for front-seat occupants may not deploy in the intended positions in a crash, increasing… Read More

2010-2012 BMW Fuel Injector Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on August 23, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: The engine may malfunction due to faulty fuel injectors. Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2010 BMW 535 2010 BMW X6 xDrive35i 2010 BMW 135 2010 BMW Z4 sDrive35i 2011 BMW Z4 sDrive35i 2010 BMW 335 2011 BMW… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015 BMW M5 and M6 Coupe, Convertible, Gran Coupe

By Matt Schmitz on August 16, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1,000 model-year 2015 BMW M5 luxury sedans manufactured between Sept. 4 and Dec. 4, 2014; M6 coupes manufactured between Sept. 3 and Dec. 3, 2014; M6 convertibles manufactured between Sept. 8 and Dec. 4, 2014; and… Read More

BMW Adds Plug-In Hybrid to 7 Series Lineup

By Fred Meier on August 11, 2016

CARS.COM — BMW is adding an all-wheel-drive plug-in hybrid to its 7 Series luxury flagship sedan lineup for 2017. The 740e xDrive iPerformance is a plug-in hybrid version of the new sixth-generation 7 Series, introduced for 2016 with the 740i six-cylinder… Read More

EPA Approves BMW’s 2017 Diesel Models, But Additional Approvals Still Needed

By Kelsey Mays on August 3, 2016

CARS.COM — The EPA has cleared BMW to begin sales of its 2017 diesel cars, but other hurdles remain. Last month, the German automaker confirmed the sales delay on its diesel cars, attributing the lag to slower EPA certification. The… Read More

2017 BMW X1: What's Changed

By Rick Popely on August 1, 2016

CARS.COM Most significant changes: New sDrive28i model has front-wheel drive and a transverse-mounted engine, two firsts for BMW. Price change: Base price is unchanged on the all-wheel-drive xDrive28i at $35,795 (including a $995 destination charge); front-drive sDrive28i is $2,000 cheaper.… Read More

2017 BMW X5: What's Changed

By Rick Popely on July 29, 2016

CARS.COM Most significant changes: The xLine trim package is now standard instead of optional; wireless phone charging and Wi-Fi hot spot available on all models Price change: X5 sDrive, xDrive 35i and xDrive 50i models increase $800; xDrive 35d is… Read More

Which 2016 Midsize SUVs Have the Highest MPG Ratings?

By Brian Wong on July 27, 2016

CARS.COM — Midsize SUVs are among the most flexible vehicles out there. They're able to carry a wide range of cargo and passengers in two-row and three-row configurations. Most of the vehicles on this list are road-oriented crossovers, but a… Read More

2015-2016 BMW 7 Series Clock Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 25, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: The clock in the instrument cluster may lose a few minutes each week. This may be due to a software problem. Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2015 BMW 7 Series 2016 BMW 7 Series See More Service… Read More

Volvo Plans to Sell Car With Self-Driving Capability by 2021

By Fred Meier on July 22, 2016

CARS.COM — Volvo plans to have for sale a self-driving vehicle by 2021, matching the ambitious timetable recently announced by rival BMW. "It's our ambition to have a car that can drive fully autonomously on the highway by 2021," Volvo… Read More