BMW 5 Series: Vehicle equipment - iDrive - At a glance - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: 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, e. g., because of the selected optional equipment or country variant. This also applies for safety-related functions and systems.

    iDrive
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    The concept
    The iDrive combines the functions of a multitude of switches. Thus, these functions can be operated from a central location. Using the iDrive during a trip To avoid becoming distracted and posi ...

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    Turn signal lever
    To activate the right turn signal, push the turn signal lever up. To activate the left turn signal, push the turn signal lever down. When the turn is finished, the lever will return automaticall ...

    Traffic bulletins on the map
    "Traffic conditions/gray map" Active: indication on the control display is switched to shades of gray. This enables a better view of the traffic bulletins. Day/night mode is not taken ...

    Calibration
    The compass may need to be calibrated if, for example, the vehicle is driven into a new magnetic zone. The character C is shown in the mirror's display if calibration is necessary. 1. Stop th ...