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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    Selecting a channel category
    1. Turn TUNE to display a list of channels. 2. Press EXIT. 3. Turn TUNE to scroll through the list of categories and press OK/MENU to make a selection. > The channels in the selected category ...

    If the malfunction indicator lamp comes on while driving
    First check the following: ●Is the fuel tank empty? If it is, fill the fuel tank immediately. ●Is the fuel tank cap loose? If it is, tighten it securely. The malfunction indicator lam ...

    Maximum load limits
    Maximum trailer loads Never allow the total trailer load to exceed the value specified in the Towing Load/Specification chart found later in this section. The total trailer load equals trailer wei ...