2023 BMW 2 Series  RealSafeCars81Safety Rating

#35 of 2023 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#101 of all 2023 vehicles

The 2 Series, which BMW introduced in 2014, is a midsize sedan with seating up to 4. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). The BMW 2 Series has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. BMW offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2023 BMW 2 Series is 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 2023 BMW 2 Series has a score of 81, implying a 0.04% chance of driver death (3.6% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.034%, and the chance of injury falls to 3.1%.

We estimate that the 2023 BMW 2 Series has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.04% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.569%, meaning the average driver has a 0.04% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.569% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2023 BMW 2 Series is 14% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2023 BMW 2 Series is 21% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2023 BMW 2 Series offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.

Active safety features with BMW's Active Driving Assistant can substantially reduce the risks of harm to vehicle occupants by preventing severe accidents. The following active safety systems are included even on lower trims/versions of the 2023 BMW 2 Series: Emergency Brake Assist, Lane-Change Warning with Lane-Change Assist, and Blind Spot Monitoring.

Some safety technologies get a lot of press, but another may also improve safety. Side mirror turn signals are standard on the BMW 2 Series. They alert other vehicles of your intention to switch lanes, which allows the other vehicle's driver to prevent an impending accident with you.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9175Volkswagen ArteonBMW 2 SeriesV. V60 Cross CountryLexus ISAlfa Romeo GiuliaAudi Q3Volvo XC40A. A4 Allroad (Wagon)Audi A5Audi A4M.-B. C-ClassM.-B. E-ClassComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2023 BMW 2 Series with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 75 to 91. The 2023 BMW 2 Series is safer than the 2023 Volkswagen Arteon and less safe than the 2023 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the 2023 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, the 2023 Audi A4, the 2023 Audi A5, the 2023 Audi A4 Allroad (Wagon), the 2023 Volvo XC40, the 2023 Audi Q3, and the 2023 Alfa Romeo Giulia.

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