BMW 5 Series: Switch off any functions that 
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Functions such as seat heating and the rear window defroster require a lot of energy and consume additional fuel, especially in city and stopand- go traffic.

Therefore, switch off these functions if they are not actually needed.

    Switch off the engine during longer stops
    Switch off the engine during longer stops, e.g., at traffic lights, railroad crossings or in traffic congestion. Fuel savings are achieved after the vehicle is switched off for only approx. 4 s ...

    Have maintenance carried out
    Have vehicles maintained regularly to achieve optimal vehicle economy and operating life. Have the maintenance carried out by your service center. Please also note the BMW Maintenance System ...

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    General information
    The vehicle is supplied with two remote controls with keys. Every remote control contains a replaceable battery. The settings called up and implemented when the vehicle is unlocked depend on w ...

    Operating the passengers’ windows
    To open: Press the appropriate switch down and hold it until the window reaches the desired position. To close: Pull the switch up and hold it until the window reaches the desired position. ...