2020 BMW M850i Reliability

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2020 BMW M850i Coupe Reliability, JD Power Report, Recalls and Warranty

Updated on: April 20, 2020
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BMW has yet again opened a pandora’s box, working its “M” magic with the 8-series. The return of M850i coupe for 2020 has kept the hopes and standards high. Featuring the latest M Sports technology, M850i is equipped with a twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V-8 churning out 523 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque, mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. Its xDrive all-wheel-drive favors the rear wheels and features active four-wheel steering for added stability. Occupying the apex of the 8-series models second to the recently announced M8, M850i standard performance features include M sport brakes and Adaptive M suspension with active roll-stabilization. 

All performance alone does not justify the six-figure pricing, M850i blends premium luxury in the performance coupe. The 2020 M850i comes with factory fitted Merino Leather seats, BMW Live Cockpit Professional and advanced German technology at hand for a plush ride. 

The new M850i is high n reliability with the use of a clever mix of materials comprising of the strength of aluminum and steel, the lightweight magnesium for the cross-car beam, and carbon fiber for the center tunnel. The chassis includes a multilink rear suspension, adaptive dampers, and limited-slip differential. Also, for perfect tuning, BMW is pushing summer performance tires standard.

2020 BMW M850i Coupe 3 Quarter View

Reliability Factors: 2020 BMW M850i Coupe


No safety recalls have been reported yet for the 2020 BMW M850i Coupe from NHTSA. 


For all model year beyond 2017, authorized BMW center come with BMW Ultimate Care standard for the first 3 years or 36,000 miles whichever comes first. Items included with BMW Ultimate care are the following:

  • Engine Oil
  • Engine Filter
  • Brake Fluid
  • Cabin Micro Filter(s)
  • Engine Air Filter(s)
  • Spark Plugs
  • Remote Control/Key Battery
  • Vehicle Check
  • Fuel Filter (Diesel engines only)


For the peace of mind BMW offers complete coverage, detailed as below: 




50 State Emission*






Roadside Assistance






Final Verdict

The 2020 BMW M850i Coupe is already on sale with production going on in Dingolfing, Germany. The bimmer has been reliable and strongly built, time and beyond. The revived M850i this time around will be a budding asset for the automaker. Also, unlike its decade-old predecessor M850i seem to dominate the niche market by conquering its demons especially the steering menace. The 2020 BMW M850i offers track-ready performance bubbled under the luxury silhouette.