BMW 5 Series: Brake assistant - Driving stability control systems - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: 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 system utilizes all of the benefits provided by ABS.

Do not reduce the pressure on the brake pedal for the duration of the full braking.

    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 e ...

    Adaptive brake assistant
    In combination with the Active Cruise Control, this system ensures that the brakes respond even more rapidly when braking in critical situations. Refer also to Collision warning ...

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    Interior Equipment (View C)
    1. SRS air bags. 2. Seat belts. 3. Remote fuel-filler lid release. 4. Bottle holder. 5. Vanity mirror. 6. Overhead lights. 7. Rearview mirror. 8. Sunvisor. 9. Accessory sockets. 10. Front s ...

    Radio ready state
    Activate radio ready state: ▷ When the ignition is switched off: press ON/ OFF button on the radio. ▷ When the engine is running: press START/ STOP button. Some electronic systems/p ...

    Mirrors
    Inside rearview mirror Adjust the rearview mirror to center on the view through the rear window. Make this adjustment before you start driving. WARNING: - Rear visibility Do not place objects in t ...