BMW 5 Series: Increasing or decreasing vehicle speed - HDC Hill Descent Control - Driving stability control systems - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Increasing or decreasing vehicle speed

Specify desired speed in the range from approx.

4 mph/6 km/h to approx. 15 mph/25 km/h using the rocker switch of the cruise control on the steering wheel. Vehicle speed can be changed by lightly accelerating.

Increasing or decreasing vehicle speed
Increasing or decreasing vehicle speed

▷ Press up the rocker switch to the point of resistance: the speed increases gradually.

▷ Press up the rocker switch past the point of resistance: the speed increases while the rocker switch is pressed.

▷ Press down the rocker switch to the point of resistance: the speed decreases gradually.

▷ Press down the rocker switch past the point of resistance: when driving forward, the speed decreases to approx. 6 mph/10 km/h; when reversing, the speed decreases to approx.

4 mph/6 km/h.

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