BMW 5 Series: The concept - iDrive - At a glance - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: The concept

The iDrive combines the functions of a multitude of switches. Thus, these functions can be operated from a central location.

To avoid becoming distracted and posing Using the iDrive during a trip
To avoid becoming distracted and posing an unnecessary hazard to your vehicle's occupants and to other road users, never attempt to use the controls or enter information unless traffic and road conditions allow this.◀

    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, ...

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    Information Display
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    Manual transmission
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    Dialing a number from the phone book
    If your mobile phone is able to receive calls, you can search for and dial a number from the phone book in COMAND at any time. •► Copy the telephone book of the mobile phone into the au ...