BMW 5 Series: General information - Saving fuel - Driving tips - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: General information

Your vehicle contains advanced technology for the reduction of fuel consumption and emissions.

Fuel consumption depends on a number of different factors.

The implementation of certain measures, driving style and regular maintenance can have an influence on fuel consumption and on the environmental impact.

    Vehicle equipment
    All standard, country-specific and optional equipment that is offered in the model series is described in this chapter. Therefore, equipment is also described that is not available in a vehicle, ...

    Remove unnecessary cargo
    Additional weight increases fuel consumption. ...

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    Power outlets
    The power outlet can be used for 12 V accessories that run on less than 10 A. Instrument cluster Center console (if equipped) ■The power outlet can be used when Vehicles without a sma ...

    Synthetic Oil
    You may use a synthetic motor oil if it meets the same requirements given for a conventional motor oil: it displays the API Certification Seal, and it is the proper weight. You must follow t ...

    Opening the fuel tank cap
    Perform the following steps to open the fuel tank cap: ■ Before refueling the vehicle Vehicles without a smart key system Turn the engine switch off and ensure that all the doors and windows ...