BMW 5 Series: Route criteria - Destination guidance - Navigation - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Route criteria

General information

▷ The route calculated can be influenced by selecting certain criteria.
▷ The route criteria can be changed when the destination is entered and during destination guidance.
▷ Road types are part of the navigation data and are taken into consideration when planning a route, e.g., avoid highways.
▷ The recommended route may differ from the route you would take based on personal experience.
▷ The settings are stored for the remote control currently in use.
▷ Destination guidance with traffic bulletins

Changing the route criteria

1. "Navigation"
2. "Map"
3.   "Route preference"  4. Select the criterion:"Route preference"
4. Select the criterion:

route, "Fast route": time-optimized route, being a combination of the shortest possible route and the fastest roads.
combination "ECO PRO route": optimized combination of the fastest and shortest route.
irrespective "Short route": short distance, irrespective of how fast or slow progress will be.
▷ "Alternative routes": if available, alternative routes are suggested during active route guidance.

The individual suggestions are highlighted in color.

5. Specify additional criteria for the route, if

5. Specify additional criteria for the route, if necessary:

▷ "Avoid highways": highways are avoided wherever possible.
▷ "Avoid toll roads": toll roads are avoided wherever possible.
▷ "Avoid ferries": ferries are avoided where possible.

    Continuing destination guidance
    If the destination was not reached during the last trip, destination guidance can be resumed. "Resume guidance" ...

    Route
    Different views of the route are available during destination guidance: ▷ Arrow view in the instrument cluster and on the Control Display. ▷ List of route sections. ▷ Map view ...

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