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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    Pulling a stuck vehicle
    WARNING To avoid vehicle damage, serious personal injury or death when recovering a stuck vehicle: ● Contact a professional towing service to recover the vehicle if you have any questions ...

    Controls
    At a glance Switching on Press the button on the steering wheel. The marking in the speedometer is set to the current speed. Cruise control can be used. Switching off Deactivated or interr ...

    97,500 miles (156,000 km) or 78 months
    ❑ Inspect air cleaner filter ❑ Inspect vacuum hose ❑ Replace engine oil and filter (97,500 miles (156,000 km) or 156 months) ...