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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    Interior Mirrors
    Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror The vehicle has an automatic dimming inside rearview mirror. Automatic dimming reduces the glare from the headlamps of the vehicle behind you. Vehicles with OnStar ...

    Gauges and meters
    Type A 1 Tachometer Displays the engine speed in revolutions per minute. 2 Speedometer Displays the vehicle speed. 3 Fuel gauge Displays the quantity of fuel remaining in the tank. 4 Average ...

    High/low beam headlights
    Continuous high beams 1. Set the ignition to mode II. 2. With the light switch in position 0 or , pull the turn signal lever toward the steering wheel to position 2 to toggle between high and low ...