BMW 5 Series: Changing, maintaining, and storing the 
speed - Active Cruise Control with 
Stop & Go function, ACC - Driving comfort - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Changing, maintaining, and storing the speed

The rocker switch can be pressed while the system is interrupted to maintain and store the current speed. DSC Dynamic Stability Control is switched on, if necessary.

Adapt the desired speed to the road conditions Adapting the desired speed
Adapt the desired speed to the road conditions and be ready to brake at all times; otherwise, there is the danger of an accident occurring.◀

Great speed differences with vehicles Speed differences
Great speed differences with vehicles driving ahead of you, e.g., when rapidly approaching a truck or when another vehicle swerves into your own lane, cannot be compensated for by the system.◀

Press the rocker switch up or down repeatedly

Press the rocker switch up or down repeatedly until the desired speed is set.

If active, the displayed speed is stored and the vehicle reaches the stored speed if the road is clear.

▷ Each time the rocker switch is pressed to the point of resistance, the desired speed increases or decreases by approx. 1 mph/ 1 km/h.

▷ Each time the rocker switch is pressed past the point of resistance, the desired speed increases or decreases by a maximum of 5 mph/10 km/h. Max. adjustable speed:

110 mph/180 km/h.

Hold the rocker switch in position to repeat the action.

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