BMW 5 Series: The concept - Safety - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: The concept

Two radar sensors below the rear bumper monitor

Two radar sensors below the rear bumper monitor the area behind and next to the vehicle at speeds above approx. 30 mph/50 km/h.

The system indicates whether there are vehicles in the blind spot, arrow 1, or approaching from behind on the adjacent lane, arrow 2.

The lamp in the exterior mirror housing lights up dimly.

Before you change lanes after setting the turn signal, the system issues a warning in the situations described above.

The lamp in the housing of the exterior mirror flashes and the steering wheel vibrates.

Switching on/off
Press the button. ▷ On: the LED lights up. ▷ Off: the LED goes out. The system can issue warnings at speeds above approx. 30 mph/50 km/h. The state is stored for the remote contro ...

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Storage pouch (if so equipped)
A storage pouch is located on the front of the driver’s and passenger’s seats. WARNING Do not store angular, sharp, heavy objects or objects that cannot fully fit inside the pouch because t ...

Security indicator light
The security indicator light deters potential thieves by indicating that the vehicle is equipped with an immobilizer system. It begins flashing approximately 60 seconds after the ignition switch ...

Good driving practices
• Never take the vehicle out of gear and coast down a hill. This is extremely hazardous. Always leave the vehicle in gear. • Do not "ride" the brakes. This can cause them to overheat ...