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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    Trunk safety warning
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    Using a flat-bed truck
    This is the best way to transport your vehicle. Use the following procedures to ensure safe transportation. 1. Shift the select lever into the “P” position for AT and CVT models or the shif ...

    Engine compartment
    CAUTION: Never use a fuse of a higher or lower amperage rating than specified on the fuse box cover. This could damage the electrical system or cause a fire. If any electrical equipment does not ...