BMW 5 Series: Airbags - Safety - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Airbags

1. Front airbag, driver

1. Front airbag, driver
2. Front airbag, front passenger
3. Head airbag
4. Side airbag
5. Knee airbags

Front airbags

Front airbags help protect the driver and front passenger by responding to frontal impacts in which safety belts alone cannot provide adequate restraint.

Side airbags

In a lateral impact, the side airbag supports the side of the body in the chest and lap area.

Head airbags

In a lateral impact, the head airbag supports the head.

Knee airbag

The knee airbag supports the legs in a frontal impact.

Vehicle equipment
All standard, country-specific and optional equipment that is offered in the model series is described in this chapter. Therefore, equipment is also described that is not available in a vehicle, ...

Protective action
Airbags are not triggered in every impact situation, e.g., in less severe accidents or rear-end collisions. Information on how to ensure the optimal protective effect of the airbags ▷ K ...

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Dimensions
Width, height 1. Vehicle height: 57.6 inches / 1,464 mm 2. Vehicle width, without mirrors: 73.2 inches / 1,860 mm 3. Vehicle width with mirrors: 82.4 inches / 2,094 mm Length, wheel base ...

Audio control
Select radio, CD or cassette mode on theaudio unit. The following functions can be operatedwith the remote control: Volume Volume up: Pull the VOL+ switch towardsthe steering wheel. Volume down: P ...

Before driving into a car wash
In order for the vehicle to be able to roll into a car wash, heed the information regarding Washing in automatic car washes ...