During a frontal impact, unbelted, small adult, drivers could be at a higher risk of neck injury.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V720000
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 32,000
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2018 BMW i3 electric and hybrid electric vehicles. Unbelted, small adult, drivers may be at a higher risk of neck injury in the event of a frontal crash. These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”
BMW will notify owners. The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin January 8, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at the dedicated i3 recall number 1-855-269-3361.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.