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FAQ BMW Maintenance Vancouver

Is a BMW Expensive to Maintain?

According to repair data BMWs can be the most expensive to maintain with a 10-year cost of $17800. Luxury brands were the most expensive in general but many budget vehicles ranked high as well.

Does BMW Still Offer Free Maintenance?

While maintenance items will still be covered, wear items are not. Maintenance may be carried out at any authorized BMW Retailer or BMW Service Centre in Canada, where BMW Certified Technicians will service your vehicle using only Original BMW Parts. Maintenance includes: Oil and filter change, vehicle service check, service or replacement of air, fuel and microfilters, spark plugs and brake fluid.

BMWs purchased from an authorized BMW Retailer in Canada are covered by No-Charge Scheduled Maintenance for a period of 4 years or 80,000 kilometres, whichever occurs first.

Does BMW Pay For Maintenance?

BMW offers basic vehicle maintenance services for no cost: You pay no maintenance costs for 4 years or 80,000kms/50,000 miles whichever comes first.

What's Included in BMW Maintenance?

Only the following maintenance items are included with BMW Ultimate Care when they are performed as outlined in the vehicle's Maintenance booklet:Engine Oil.Engine Filter.Brake Fluid.Cabin Micro Filter(s)Engine Air Filter(s)Spark Plugs.Remote Control/Key Battery.Vehicle Check. Note that this does not include parts that wear such as windshield wipers, tires, brake calipers and rotors, etc.

How Much Is Maintenance on a BMW?

In general you should expect to service your BMW every 8,000 to 12,000 kms or once per year. Experience has shown that a minor service including oil filters and inspection will cost between $200 and $400 while a major service including transmission services will cost between $600 and $800.

Are BMW Reliable?

BMWs get a bad reputation for reliability. There are good reasons for many peoples fear of German cars but generally, BMWs are reliable with exceptions based on the model and year. The thing with BMW and any premium car is that they require regular maintenance.

Why Is BMW Maintenance So Expensive?

BMW's cost more to maintain because they cost more initially. Their parts are more expensive and they are generally more complicated to repair. This can bump the price of maintenance up.

Does BMW CPO Include Maintenance?

The primary benefit of BMW's CPO warranty is its comprehensive protection: BMW's certified pre-owned plan offers one year of additional coverage beyond the factory warranty of 4 years or 50000 miles meaning cars can be covered for up to 5 years.

How Long Does BMW Service Take?

Firstly are you taking your car in for an interim service (usually performed every 6 months or 6000 miles) or a full service (usually carried out every 12 months or 12000 miles)? An interim service usually takes about an hour and a half and a full service is usually completed within 3 hours This can change depending on whether there are other issues found.

Do BMWs Need Alot of Maintenance?

I'd say that BMWs are not inherently expensive to maintain if maintained properly. The problem is that BMWs are not maintained properly if you follow the manufacturer's guidelines!

Is Wheel Alignment Covered Under BMW Maintenance?

The maintenance coverage period is for the first 4 years or 50000 miles whichever comes first. Exclusions from coverage include: gasoline gasoline additives windshield washer fluid fluid top-offs battery tires wheels wheel alignment and tire balancing. All work must be performed by an authorized BMW Center.

Does BMW Hold Its Value?

In general BMW vehicles hold their value well. Over a period of five years they will typically retain more than 37% of their original value. The BMW 3 series consistently holds its value better than other BMW vehicles.

Is It Worth Buying BMW Extended Maintenance?

That all depends on how long you're going to keep your BMW and if it's used or new. If it's new and you believe that you'll be looking for a newer car in less than five years then no it's not worth it.

Is the BMW Extended Warranty Worth It?

If you're considering a BMW extended warranty the main question you may be asking is whether it's worth the cost. When you purchase an extended warranty from the manufacturer keep in mind that the payment is wrapped into your car financing so you could actually end up paying interest on your extended warranty.

Is Maintenance Included in a BMW Lease?

Until now every new BMW included maintenance for 4 years or 50000 miles. Furthermore the new program will no longer includes brake pads brake rotors wiper blades engine belts or manual transmission clutches.

How Long Do BMW Engines Last?

BMW if taken care of and depending on the engine, will last a very long time. The straight 4 and 6 cylinder engines last. The V8's have a more problematic history.

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