BMW 5 Series: Adaptive brake assistant - Driving stability control systems - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Adaptive brake assistant

In combination with the Active Cruise Control, this system ensures that the brakes respond even more rapidly when braking in critical situations.

Refer also to Collision warning

    Brake assistant
    When you apply the brakes rapidly, this system automatically produces the maximum braking force boost. It thus helps to achieve the shortest possible braking distance during full braking. This ...

    Drive-off assistant
    This system supports driving away on gradients. The parking brake is not required. 1. Hold the vehicle in place with the foot brake. 2. Release the foot brake and drive away without delay. After ...

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    Parking brake
    Inspect the parking brake system including the parking brake pedal and cables. ...

    Locking and unlocking
    Locking and unlocking Pressing the buttons locks and unlocks the doors and the trunk lid when the front doors are closed, but they are not secured against theft. The fuel filler flap remains u ...

    Resuming a Set Speed
    If the cruise control is set at a desired speed and then the brakes are applied or the is pressed, the cruise control is disengaged without erasing the set speed from memory. Once the vehicl ...