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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    Press the “PTY/CAT” button to change to the PTY selection mode. At this time, the PTY group that you are currently listening to will be displayed for 10 seconds. In PTY selection mode, “PT ...

    Console Compartment
    To open the console compartment, pull up on the lever and lift the armrest. To close, lower the armrest, and push it down until it latches. ...

    Non-recommendation of the use of blended gasoline
    ●Use only gasoline containing a maximum of 10% ethanol. DO NOT use any flex-fuel or gasoline that could contain more than 10% ethanol, including from any pump labeled E15, E30, E50, E ...