BMW 5 Series: Drive-off assistant - Driving stability control systems - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Drive-off assistant

This system supports driving away on gradients.

The parking brake is not required.

1. Hold the vehicle in place with the foot brake.
2. Release the foot brake and drive away without delay.

After the foot brake is released, the vehicle is held in place for approx. 2 seconds.

Depending on the vehicle load or when a trailer is being used, the vehicle may roll back slightly.

After releasing the foot brake, start driving Driving off without delay
After releasing the foot brake, start driving without delay, since the drive-off assistant will not hold the vehicle in place for more than approx.

2 seconds and the vehicle will begin rolling back.◀

    Adaptive brake assistant
    In combination with the Active Cruise Control, this system ensures that the brakes respond even more rapidly when braking in critical situations. Refer also to Collision warning ...

    See also:

    Changing, maintaining, and storing the speed
    The rocker switch can be pressed while the system is interrupted to maintain and store the current speed. DSC Dynamic Stability Control is switched on, if necessary. Adapting the desired speed ...

    Switching on automatically
    Select transmission position R with the engine running. ...

    Parking brake lining
    The break-in maintenance for the parking brake linings should be performed at a SUBARU dealer. ...