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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    Limitations
    Distance Alert uses the same radar sensor used by Adaptive Cruise Control and the Collision Warning system. See page 160 for more information on the radar sensor’s limitations. NOTE Stron ...

    Before Getting In
    l Be sure the windows, outside mirrors, and outside lights are clean. - Inspect inflation pressures and condition of tires. - Look under the vehicle for any sign of fluid leaks. - If you plan to ba ...

    Semi-automatic Operation
    You can manually select various functions of the climate control system when it is in fully automatic mode. All other features remain automatically controlled. Making any manual selection ca ...