BMW 5 Series: Automatic transmission with 
Steptronic - Driving - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Automatic transmission with Steptronic

Manual transmission
Shifting Shifting into 5th or 6th gear When shifting into 5th or 6th gear, push the gearshift lever to the right; otherwise inadvertent shifting into the 3rd or 4th gear could lead to engine ...

Transmission positions
D Drive, automatic position Position for normal vehicle operation. All forward gears are available. R is Reverse Select only when the vehicle is stationary. N is Neutral Use in automatic car wa ...

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Side View
The concept Side View provides an early look at cross traffic at blind driveways and intersections. Road users concealed by obstacles to the left and right of the vehicle can only be detected r ...

Driver Alert Control (DAC)– introduction
This function is intended to alert the driver if his/her driving becomes erratic, such as if the driver is distracted or fatigued. NOTE The camera has certain limitations, see page 160. A ...

Gear Ranges
DO NOT race the engine when shifting from PARK or NEUTRAL into another gear range. ...