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.

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