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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    Driving on grades
    ● Before going down a steep hill, slow down and shift into lower gear (if necessary, use 1st gear) in order to utilize the overheating of your vehicle’s brakes. Do not make sudden downshif ...

    Cleaning exterior
    In order to maintain the appearance of your vehicle, it is important to take proper care of it. To protect the paint surfaces, please wash your vehicle as soon as you can: ● after a rainfall ...

    Removing covers from rear parcel shelf
    Remove the top tether anchor cover or key cylinder cover as follows: 1. Lift the cover to the full open position. 2. Rotate the cover in the direction shown, disengaging the hinge at 1 and sli ...