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

With Active Protection, critical driving situations that might lead to an accident can be detected.

In in these situations, preventative protection measures are automatically undertaken to minimize the risk in the event of an accident as much as possible.

Critical driving situations may include:

▷ Full application of the brakes.
▷ Severe understeering.
▷ Severe oversteering.

With Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go function, impending collisions with vehicles driving ahead or stopped in front of you can also be detected.

The system cannot serve as a substitute Personal responsibility
The system cannot serve as a substitute for the driver's personal judgment of the traffic situation. Adapt speed to traffic situation and drive alertly; otherwise, a risk to safety may result.◀

    Function
    After the safety belt is buckled and the door is closed, the front belts are automatically tightened once after the vehicle is driven is away. In critical driving situations, the following indivi ...

    See also:

    Automatic transmission
    CAUTION: Damage to the transmission may occur if the followingprecautions are not observed: • Shift into PARK only after the vehicle has come toa complete stop. • Shift into or out of REVERSE o ...

    What to do if...
    Information on suitable mobile phones The mobile phone could not be paired or connected. ▷ Is Bluetooth activated in the vehicle and on the mobile phone? Activate Bluetooth in the vehicle ...

    Automatic Door Locks — If Equipped
    The auto door lock feature default condition is disabled. When enabled, the door locks will lock automatically when the vehicle’s speed exceeds 15 mph (24 km/h). The auto door lock feature can ...