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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
100 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2014 BMW X1 electrical problems

electrical problem

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2014 BMW X1 Owner Comments

problem #3

Jan 012016

X1

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Vehicle seatbelts do not cross over chest for me. There is not a seatbelt adjuster like most vehicles have so the seat belt cuts across my neck and locks up on my neck when hitting the brakes. I spoke with BMW consumer and they recommend purchasing a cushion but that still does not resolve the issue. Its like the seat belt is choking or strangling me when braking. Also my keyless entry does not work from a distance like most vehicles. I have to be on the car pressing and pressing. I had the battery replaced like BMW recommended and it still does not work. However on their new model vehicle the new keyless entries work from a distance.

- Hampton, GA, USA

problem #2

Aug 262013

X1

  • miles
2014 BMW X-1. attorney representing consumer writes in regards to power assist brake failure accident. The consumer was stopped at a red light, when the stop/start system on her vehicle automatically shut the engine off. When the light changed, the consumer removed her foot from the brake pedal. The vehicle rolled forward a short distance. However, another vehicle of the consumer stopped. The consumer relied on the power assist brakes, but the engine did not promptly restart when she applied the brake multiple times. Consequently, she was unable to stop the vehicle and ultimately rear ended another vehicle.

- Sherman Oaks, CA, USA

problem #1

May 282014

X1 4-cyl

  • 300 miles
Start the engine closed all doors and start driving door ajar message popup on car dash board and interior light also on even all the doors are closed. Took to the dealer not able to fix it. Dealer said will order software update, been 2 weeks still get no call back from dealer.

- Arleta, CA, USA

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