Check Safety Ratings for Popular BMW Models
Select a model below to find available NHTSA 5-Star Crash Safety and IIHS Top Safety Picks for different model years.
Note that not all years and models are tested.
How to Check the Crash Safety Rating for a BMW
You can quickly check a BMW’s available crash safety ratings with just a little bit of information.
To find NHTSA vehicle safety ratings using the VINvaquero.com safety rating lookup tool, simply enter your BMW’s VIN number or provide the year and model of the vehicle you are interested in.
From there, you can select the applicable submodel of the BMW to get the specific crash safety data where available
The results will provide you with a quick view of the overall rating for the vehicle plus its scores on front crash tests, side crash tests, and rollovers.
You’ll also see whether the BMW comes equipped with adaptive safety features such as:
- Forward Collision Warning.
- Lane Departure Warning.
- Electronic Stability Control.
Enter your 17-digit BMW VIN or year and model in the fields above.
You’ll also see how many active recalls have been found for the vehicle. You can use the VINvaquero.com BMW recalls lookup for more information on any recalls that were detected in the database.
You can also find a car’s safety ratings on the window sticker at the dealership.
Need more information about the BMW you’re interested in? Use our other free tools like the License Plate Lookup or BMW VIN Decoder to uncover more details about the car.
What does a BMW 5-star safety rating mean?
For the NHTSA crash safety tests, a 5-star scale is used to evaluate a vehicle’s performance.
The more stars in a particular category, the better the BMW model performed and the safer it is.
The IIHS vehicle safety program awards Top Safety picks with a rating criteria of Good to Poor.