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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
800 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2014 BMW i3 engine problems

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2014 BMW i3 Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 222015


  • 600 miles


Near crash (crash avoided by manual emergency braking intervention) the adaptive cruise control was following a black SUV at 8:30am southbound on CA101 (vehicle present indicator illuminated). The adaptive cruise control failed so notice that the vehicle was slowing down. The adaptive cruise control kept pace and would have collided into the vehicle if I had not taken over. Only about two yards from the vehicle, the system noticed the SUV had slowed down, but this was after I already hit the brakes. Conditions were good. No adverse conditions. Well illuminated, no glare..

- Redwood City, CA, USA

problem #1

Jul 142014


  • 1,000 miles
The contact owns a 2014 BMW I3. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 55 mph, the cruise control warning light illuminated. The failure recurred multiple times. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 1,000.

- Inverness, FL, USA

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