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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Automatic heating and air conditioning
The automatic climate control system is controlled by simply setting the desired temperature. The Full Automatic Temperature Control (FATC) system automatically controls the heating and cooling s ...

Special Application Services
• Severe Commercial Use Vehicles Only: Lubricate chassis components every 5 000 km/3,000 mi. • Have underbody flushing service performed once a year. ...

Certification for the smart key system
U.S.A. FCC ID: NI4TMLF10-4 FCC ID: NI4TMLF10-5 FCC ID: HYQ23AAB FCC ID: HYQ14FBA NOTE: This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: ...