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 ...

    See also:

    Cruise control indicator light
    The cruise control indicator light illuminates when the ignition switch is turned to the “ON” position and turns off after approximately 3 seconds. This light illuminates when the “CRUISE ...

    Head Restraints
    Your vehicle is equipped with head restraints in all seating positions to help protect you and your passengers from the likelihood of whiplash and other injuries. They are most effective wh ...

    Engine oil
    Please bear the following in mind The engine oils are matched to the performance of Mercedes-Benz engines and service intervals. You should therefore only use engine oils and oil filters that a ...