BMW 5 Series: Active Blind Spot Detection - Safety - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Active Blind Spot Detection

    Camera
    The camera is located near the base of the mirror. Keep windshield clean and clear in the area in front of the interior rear view mirror. ...

    The concept
    Two radar sensors below the rear bumper monitor the area behind and next to the vehicle at speeds above approx. 30 mph/50 km/h. The system indicates whether there are vehicles in the blind sp ...

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    Automatic standby mode
    Adaptive cruise control is linked to other systems such as the stability and traction control system (DSTC). If this system is not functioning properly, adaptive cruise control is automatically de ...

    Cup Holder
    WARNING: Never use a cup holder to hold hot liquids while the vehicle is moving: Using a cup holder to hold hot liquids while the vehicle is moving is dangerous. If the contents spill, you could b ...

    Connecting external devices
    Sockets for auxiliary devices in the storage compartment between the front seats An auxiliary device, such as an iPod or MP3 player can be connected to the audio system via one of the sockets i ...