Question: Which BMW Engines Are Reliable?

How long can BMW engines last?

BMW engines can and will run into the 200k miles range as long as you maintain them above BMW standards.

I’ve seen an E30 325 with 280k miles and the engine was all original..

Are BMW v8 engines reliable?

BMW v8 engines are fairly unreliable compared to BMW’s famous inline six-cylinder engine. Certain BMW v8 engines have problems with valve stem seals, the valley pan cover gasket, excessive oil consumption, engine leaks, and premature engine component failure.

Are BMW 4 cylinder engines reliable?

The BMW N20 is a 4-cylinder, turbocharged engine produced from 2011-2017, and was BMW’s replacement for the naturally aspirated 3.0L 6-cylinder N52/N53 engines. However, thus far, the N20 has proven to be a reliable engine without a significant number of common problems. …

Which engines are most reliable?

Audi came second-from-bottom in the engine reliability charts with one failure in every 27, beaten only by the now-defunct MG Rover….Top 10 manufacturers – most reliable engines.ManufacturerFailure Rate1Honda1 in 3442Toyota1 in 1713Mercedes-Benz1 in 1194Volvo1 in 1116 more rows•Mar 24, 2014

Is it worth buying a BMW with high mileage?

High miles is no real problem especially for a BMW but saying that the car has to have been looked after well and regularly serviced with some if not full service history but most components do need replacement after 100000 miles on BMW cars so make sure to do thorough checks on one around that mileage.

Do BMWs break down a lot?

Then they complain that it breaks down a lot and it’s so EXPENSIVE to fix! Anything is reliable if you take care of it. Anything is unreliable if you don’t. Just as ANY other car brand, some BMWs are more reliable than others.