BMW 5 Series: Look well ahead when driving - Saving fuel - Driving tips - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: 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.

    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 ope ...

    Avoid high engine speeds
    Use 1st gear to get the vehicle in motion. Beginning with 2nd gear, accelerate rapidly. When accelerating, shift up before reaching high engine speeds. When you reach the desired speed, shift i ...

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    PDC Park Distance Control
    The concept In addition to the PDC Park Distance Control, the backup camera, can be switched on. PDC supports you when parking. Objects that you are approaching slowly in front of or behind ...

    If the engine will not start
    If engine doesn't turn over or turns over slowly 1. If your car has an automatic transaxle, be sure the gear selector lever is in N (Neutral) or P (Park) and the emergency brake is set. 2. Che ...

    To increase the speed (by accelerator pedal)
    1. Depress the accelerator pedal to accelerate the vehicle to the desired speed. 2. Press the “RES/SET” switch to the “SET” side once. Now the desired speed is set and the vehicle will keep ...