BMW 5 Series: Sitting safely - Adjusting - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Sitting safely

The ideal seating position can make a vital contribution to relaxed, fatigue-free driving.

The seating position plays an important role in an accident in combination with:

▷ Safety belts.
▷ Head restraints.
▷ Airbags.

    Vehicle equipment
    All standard, country-specific and optional equipment that is offered in the model series is described in this chapter. Therefore, equipment is also described that is not available in a vehicle, ...

    Seats
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    How the Air BagsWork
    How the Front Air BagsWork When air bag crash sensors detect a frontal impact of greater than moderate force, an electrical current is sent to the inflators. Gases are produced to inflate the fron ...

    Heated front seats
    The current seat temperature is shown in the center console display Press the button once for the highest heat level – three indicator lights come on. Press the button twice for a lower heat ...

    Service messages
    Information on the type of service and service intervals (see separate Service Booklet). You can obtain further information from an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center or at http://www.mbusa.com (U ...