BMW 5 Series: Capturing the image - Top View - Driving comfort - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Capturing the image

The image is captured by two cameras integrated in the exterior mirrors and by the backup camera.

The range equals:

▷ Approx. 7 ft/2 m to the side.
▷ approx. 7 ft/2 m to the rear.

In this way, obstacles up to the height of the exterior mirrors are detected early.

    Top View
    The concept Top View assists you in parking and maneuvering. The area around the doors and the road area around the vehicle are shown on the Control Display for this purpose. ...

    System limits
    Top View cannot be used in the following situations: ▷ With a door open. ▷ With the trunk lid open. ▷ With an exterior mirror folded in. ▷ In poor light. A Check Control m ...

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    Precautions
    Start the engine when using the DVD entertainment system. Movies will not be shown on the front display while the vehicle is in any drive position to reduce driver distraction. Audio is available ...

    FM/AM/SAT radio with compact disc (CD) player (if so equipped)
    For all operation precautions, see "Audio operation precautions" in this section. Audio main operation VOL/ONВ·OFF control: Place the ignition switch in the ACC or ON position and push th ...

    After Starting
    The idle speed will automatically decrease as the engine warms up. ...