BMW 5 Series: Cupholders - Storage compartments - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Cupholders

Notes

drinks Shatter-proof containers and no hot drinks
Use light and shatter-proof containers and do not transport hot drinks. Otherwise, there is the increased danger of injury in an accident.◀

Do not forcefully push unsuitable containers Unsuitable containers
Do not forcefully push unsuitable containers into the cupholders. This may result in damage.◀

Front: manual transmission

On the center console

To open: press the button.

To open: press the button.

The insert folds out.

To use as a storage compartment, fold the insert back in.

Front: automatic transmission

To open: press on the cover

To open: press on the cover

Rear

In the front center armrest.

The cupholder can be adjusted for three different

The cupholder can be adjusted for three different container sizes.

To open: press the button.

To reduce in size: fold closed to the desired position.

To close: fold all the way closed. The cupholder must be closed before it can be opened fully.

    Center armrest
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    Remote control storage compartment
    Opening Press on the cover. Remote control storage compartment Storage is possible in a vertical position in the center armrest. ...

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