BMW 5 Series: Children should always be in the rear - The right place for children - Transporting children safely - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Children should always be in the rear

Accident research shows that the safest place for children is in the back seat.

Only transport children younger than Transporting children in the rear
Only transport children younger than 13 years of age or shorter than 5 ft/150 cm in the rear in child restraint fixing systems provided in accordance with the age, weight and size of the child; otherwise, there is an increased risk of injury in an accident.

Children 13 years of age or older must wear a safety belt as soon as a suitable child restraint fixing system can no longer be used, due to their age, weight and size.◀

    Note
    Children in the vehicle Do not leave children unattended in the vehicle; otherwise, they could endanger themselves and other persons, e.g., by opening the doors.◀ ...

    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. Autom ...

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    Keys
    The following keys are provided with the vehicle. Vehicles without a smart key system (type A) 1 Master keys 2 Valet key 3 Key number plate Vehicles without a smart key system (type B) 1 Mas ...

    Illuminated entry — if equipped
    The courtesy/reading lights will turn on when you usethe Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter or openeither door. This feature also turns on the approach lighting (ifequipped). Refer to “Electr ...

    Power seat
    1 - Front edge of seat cushion up/down 2 - Seat forward/rearward and up/down 3 - Backrest tilt ...