2020 BMW 2 Series  RealSafeCars85Safety Rating

#14 of 2020 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#50 of all 2020 vehicles


The 2 Series, which BMW introduced in 2014, is a midsize sedan with seating up to 4. The BMW 2 Series provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. The 2 Series has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. BMW offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2020 BMW 2 Series is above average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2020 BMW 2 Series has a score of 85, implying a 0.035% chance of driver death (3.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2020 BMW 2 Series has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0352% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.0191%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0352% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.0191% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2020 BMW 2 Series is 27% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2020 BMW 2 Series is 32% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9369Subaru BRZBMW X1BMW X2Audi A3MINI CountrymanM.-B. C-ClassAlfa Romeo GiuliaVolvo XC40BMW 2 SeriesHyundai Genesis G70Volvo S60Volkswagen GTIComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2020 BMW 2 Series with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 69 to 93. The 2020 BMW 2 Series is safer than the 2020 Subaru BRZ, the 2020 BMW X1, the 2020 BMW X2, the 2020 Audi A3, the 2020 MINI Countryman, and the 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and less safe than the 2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia. It is about as safe as the 2020 Volvo S60 and the 2020 Hyundai Genesis G70.

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