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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Band selection
Press the “SAT” button when the radio is off to turn on the radio. Press the “SAT” button when the radio is on to select SAT1, SAT2 or SAT3 reception. ...

Loading tips
-The GVW must not exceed GVWR or GAWR as specified on the F.M.V.S.S./C.M.V.S.S. certification label. - Do not load the front and rear axle to the GAWR. Doing so will exceed the GVWR. WARNING: - P ...

Tires
For reasons of proper performance, safety, and better fuel economy, always maintain recommended tire inflation pressures and stay within the recommended load limits and weight distribution. WARNI ...