BMW 5 Series: Closing - Trunk lid - Opening and closing - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Closing

Recessed grips in the interior trim of the trunk

Recessed grips in the interior trim of the trunk lid make it easier to pull down the lid.

Make sure that the closing path of the Danger of pinching
Make sure that the closing path of the trunk lid is clear; otherwise, injuries may result.◀

cargo area Do not place the remote control in the cargo area
Take the remote control with you and do not leave it in the cargo area; otherwise, the remote control is locked inside the vehicle when the trunk lid is closed.◀

Locking the vehicle

Locking the vehicle
Locking the vehicle

Press the button on the inside of the trunk lid.

The vehicle is locked completely.

    Opening
    During opening, the trunk lid pivots back and up. Ensure that adequate clearance is available before opening. Opening from the outside Opening from the outside ▷ Press the button on the ...

    Automatic tailgate operation
    Opening The trunk lid opens fully. ▷ Press the button on the exterior of the trunk lid. ▷ Press the button on the remote control for approx. 1 second. ▷ Push the button ...

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    Hood
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