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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    Windshield washer system and headlamp cleaning system
    The washer fluid reservoir is used for both the windshield washer system and the headlamp cleaning system. Vehicle components and their service products must match. You should, therefore, onl ...

    Crash mode
    Driving after a collision If the vehicle has been involved in a collision, the text Safety mode See manual may appear in the information display. This indicates that the vehicle's functionali ...

    Three-way catalyst
    The three-way catalyst is an emission control device installed in the exhaust system. Exhaust gases in the three-way catalyst are burned at high temperatures to help reduce pollutants. WARNING: ...