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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    Key operations
    (1) Master key (M) Used to start the engine, lock and unlock the doors, lock and unlock the glove box, and open the trunk. (2) Sub key (S) Used only to start the engine and lock and unlock the doo ...

    Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
    WARNING! A crash can damage the airbag systems in the vehicle. A damaged airbag system may not work properly and may not protect you and your passenger(s) in a crash, resulting in serious ...

    Basic infotainment functions
    Controls in the center console for basic infotainment functions 1 - SOUND: press this button to access the menu for adjusting bass, treble, etc. See page 211 for additional information. 2 - VOL: ...