BMW 5 Series: Function - Active Protection - Safety - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Function

After the safety belt is buckled and the door is closed, the front belts are automatically tightened once after the vehicle is driven is away.

In critical driving situations, the following individual functions become active:

▷ The front belts are automatically tightened.
▷ Automatic closing of the windows.
▷ Automatic closing of the glass sunroof.
▷ Automatic Positioning of the backrest for the front passenger seat.

After a critical driving situation without an accident, the front belts are loosened again. All other systems can be restored to the desired setting.

    The concept
    With Active Protection, critical driving situations that might lead to an accident can be detected. In in these situations, preventative protection measures are automatically undertaken to minimi ...

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