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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