BMW 5 Series: Parking assistant - Driving comfort - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Parking assistant

The concept

This system assists the driver in parking parallel

This system assists the driver in parking parallel to the road.

Ultrasound sensors measure parking spaces on both sides of the vehicle.

The parking assistant calculates the best possible parking line and takes control of steering during the parking procedure.

When parking, also take note of the visual and acoustic information issued by the PDC and the parking assistant and accelerate or brake accordingly.

A component of the parking assistant is the PDC Park Distance Control

The parking assistant does not relieve the Personal responsibility
The parking assistant does not relieve the driver of responsibility for the vehicle during the parking procedure.

Watch the parking space and parking procedure closely and intervene if necessary; otherwise, there is the danger of an accident.◀

Requirements

For measuring parking spaces

▷ Maximum speed while driving forward approx.

22 mph/35 km/h.
▷ Maximum distance to row of parked vehicles:

5 ft/1.5 m.

Suitable parking space

▷ Gap between two objects with a minimum length of approx. 5 ft/1.5 m.
▷ Minimum length: own vehicle length plus approx. 4 ft/1.2 m.
▷ Minimum depth: approx. 5 ft/1.5 m.

For parking procedure

Closed doors.

Switching on

Using the button

Press the button.

The LED lights up. Press the button.

The LED lights up.

The current status of the parking space search is indicated on the Control Display.

automatically. Parking assistant is activated automatically.

By engaging reverse

Engage reverse gear or transmission position R.

The current status of the parking space search is indicated on the Control Display.

Activate: Select the "Parking Assistant" Select the symbol in the Control Display.

Display on the Control Display

System status

Gray: the system is not

activated. Gray: the system is not activated.

Parking space search.

Blue: the system is activated. A suitable parking space was found.

Steering control has been seized. The parking procedure is active.

Steering control has been seized.

Status of the parking space search

▷ Gray, arrow 1: parking space search.

▷ Gray, arrow 1: parking space search.
▷ Blue, arrow 2: parking space is suitable.

The vehicle is parked in the parking space if the parking procedure is active.
▷ No display: no parking space search.

Side View
The concept Side View provides an early look at cross traffic at blind driveways and intersections. Road users concealed by obstacles to the left and right of the vehicle can only be detected r ...

Parking using the parking assistant
Personal responsibility The parking assistant does not relieve the driver of responsibility for the vehicle during the parking procedure.Watch the parking space and parking procedure closely a ...

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Operation
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Door Locks
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