BMW 5 Series: Drive away without delay - Saving fuel - Driving tips - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Drive away without delay

Do not wait for the engine to warm up while the vehicle remains stationary. Start driving right away, but at moderate engine speeds.

This is the fastest way for the cold engine to reach its operating temperature.

    Check the tire inflation pressure regularly
    Check and, if necessary, correct the tire inflation pressure at least twice a month and before starting on a long trip. Low tire inflation pressure increases rolling resistance and thus raises ...

    Look well ahead when driving
    Avoid unnecessary acceleration and braking. By maintaining a suitable distance to the vehicle driving ahead of you. Driving smoothly and looking ahead reduces fuel consumption. ...

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    Starter Switch Check
    WARNING When you are doing this inspection, the vehicle could move suddenly. If the vehicle moves, you or others could be injured. 1. Before starting this check, be sure there is enough room arou ...

    Controller
    Select menu items and create settings. 1. Turn. 2. Press. 3. Move in four directions. Buttons on controller ...

    Parking brake
    WARNING Engaging the parking brake while the vehicle is in motion can cause the rear wheels to lock up. You could lose control of the vehicle and cause an accident. In addition, the vehicle ...