2024 BMW M8 Gran Coupe Safety and Reliability

BMW M8 Gran Coupe Reliability Rating

2024 M8 Gran Coupe Safety

Neither the NHTSA nor the IIHS has conducted a crash test on the low-volume M8 Gran Coupe. However, as it's based on BMW's CLAR architecture, along with the other 8 Series models and other BMWs, such as the 3 Series, crash safety should be comparable. Modern CLAR-based BMWs typically achieve five-star crash safety.

US NHTSA Crash Test Result

NHTSA safety ratings are not available at this time.

2024 M8 Gran Coupe Key Safety Features

The BMW M8 Gran Coupe is equipped with a host of active and passive safety features. These include automatic adaptive LED/laser headlights with automatic high beams, adaptive brake lights, LED daytime running lights, ABS, stability control, rain-sensing wipers, a rearview camera, an auto-dimming rear-view mirror, a reverse auto-tilting passenger-side mirror, a head-up display, an Active Protection System pre-emptive accident-preparation system, BMW Assist eCall emergency SOS and accident notification, an anti-theft alarm, and a suite of Active Guard driver assists that include driver-fatigue alert, adaptive cruise, automatic city emergency braking, front-collision warning, and lane-departure warning.

Additional driver assists cost extra and include cross-traffic alert, side-collision avoidance, an evasion aid, active lane-keep assist, active adaptive cruise control with stop and go, active blind-spot detection, traffic-jam assist, and a surround-view camera system.

BMW M8 Gran Coupe TrimsCompetition Gran Coupe
Back-Up CameraO
Cross-Traffic AlertO
Rear Parking AidN/A
Blind Spot MonitorO
Lane Departure WarningO
Lane Keeping AssistO
Night VisionN/A
Tire Pressure MonitorS
Brake AssistS
Stability ControlS
Traction ControlS

2024 M8 Gran Coupe Reliability

There is no J.D. Power reliability review of the BMW M8 Gran Coupe, but last year's regular 8 Series Coupe managed a good result of 79 out of 100 overall and 81 for quality and reliability, and the M8 Gran Coupe should be comparable. There was a single recall in 2023 for windows potentially closing without the key fob present.

For peace of mind, the warranty of the BMW M8 Gran Coupe is comprehensive. It is covered by a four-year/50,000-mile limited warranty, a 12-year unlimited-mileage rust and perforation warranty, and four years of unlimited roadside assistance. BMW's Ultimate Care is also standard and includes three years or 36,000 miles of complimentary scheduled services.


  • Basic:
    4 Years \ 50,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain:
    4 Years \ 50,000 Miles
  • Corrosion:
    12 Years \ Unlimited Miles
  • Roadside Assistance:
    4 Years \ Unlimited Miles
  • Maintenance:
    3 Years \ 36,000 Miles


Is the BMW M8 Gran Coupe a safe car?

Despite not having been crash-tested, the safety of the BMW M8 Gran Coupe should be similar to other modern BMWs based on the CLAR platform - and some of these have achieved five-star crash ratings. The Gran Coupe also has a host of standard safety features and driver assists.

How many airbags does the M8 Gran Coupe have?

The M8 Gran Coupe has two front, two side, and two knee airbags for the front-seat passengers, as well as full-length curtain airbags for both rows, for a total of eight airbags.

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