BMW 5 Series: Antilock Brake System ABS - Driving stability control systems - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Antilock Brake System ABS

ABS prevents locking of the wheels during braking.

The vehicle remains steerable even during full brake applications, thus increasing active safety.

ABS is operational every time you start the engine.

    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, ...

    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 ...

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    Important safety notes
    You will find an illustration of the instrument cluster in the "At a glance" section WARNING A driver's attention to the road and traffic conditions must always be his/her primary ...

    Driving for Better Fuel Economy
    Driving habits can affect fuel mileage. Here are some driving tips to get the best fuel economy possible. • Avoid fast starts and accelerate smoothly. • Brake gradually and avoid abrup ...

    Fuel requirements
    unleaded fuel having a pump octane number ((R+M)/2) of 87 (Research Octane Number 91) or higher. Your new vehicle is designed to obtain maximum performance with UNLEADED FUEL, as well as minimize ...