BMW 5 Series: At a glance - Map view - Navigation - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: At a glance

1. Function bar

1. Function bar
2. Route section with traffic obstruction
3. Traffic sign for traffic obstruction
4. Planned route
5. Current location
6. Upper status field
7. Lower status field

Lines in the map

Streets and routes are displayed in different colors and styles depending on their classification.

Dashed lines represent railways and ferry connections.

Country borders are indicated by thin lines.

Traffic obstructions

Small triangles along the planned route indicate route sections with traffic obstructions, depending on the map scale. The direction of the triangles indicates the direction of the obstruction.

The traffic signs indicate the significance of the obstruction.

▷ Red traffic sign: the obstruction affects the planned route or direction.
▷ Gray traffic sign: the obstruction does not affect the planned route or direction.

Traffic bulletins

Planned route

After destination guidance is started, the planned route is displayed on the map.

Status fields

Show/hide: press the controller.

▷ Upper status field: time, telephone, and entertainment details.
▷ Lower status field: symbol for active destination guidance, status of traffic bulletins, time of arrival, and distance to destination.

Function bar

The following functions are available in the function bar:

To change to the function bar, move the controller

To change to the function bar, move the controller to the left.

    Map view
    Selecting the map view 1. "Navigation" 2. "Map" ...

    Changing the map section
    "Interactive map" ▷ To shift the map: move the controller in the required direction. ▷ To shift the map diagonally: move the controller in the required direction and turn ...

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