BMW 5 Series: Children on the front passenger seat - The right place for children - Transporting children safely - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Children on the front passenger seat

Should it ever be necessary to use a child restraint fixing system in the front passenger seat, make sure that the front, knee and side airbags on the front passenger side are deactivated. Automatic deactivation of front passenger airbags

If a child restraint fixing system is used in Deactivating the front passenger airbags
If a child restraint fixing system is used in the front passenger seat, the front passenger airbags must be deactivated; otherwise, there is an increased risk of injury to the child when the airbags are triggered, even with a child restraint fixing system.◀

    Children should always be in the rear
    Accident research shows that the safest place for children is in the back seat. Transporting children in the rear Only transport children younger than 13 years of age or shorter than 5 ft/150 c ...

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    If the Off Indicator is Lit for an Adult-Size Occupant
    If a person of adult-size is sitting in the right front passenger seat, but the off indicator is lit, it could be because that person is not sitting properly in the seat. If this happens, use the fo ...

    Speed Variable Assist Steering
    Some vehicles have a steering system that varies the amount of effort required to steer the vehicle in relation to the speed of the vehicle. The amount of steering effort required is less at slower s ...