BMW 5 Series: Drive away without delay - Saving fuel - Driving tips - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Drive away without delay

Do not wait for the engine to warm up while the vehicle remains stationary. Start driving right away, but at moderate engine speeds.

This is the fastest way for the cold engine to reach its operating temperature.

    Check the tire inflation pressure regularly
    Check and, if necessary, correct the tire inflation pressure at least twice a month and before starting on a long trip. Low tire inflation pressure increases rolling resistance and thus raises ...

    Look well ahead when driving
    Avoid unnecessary acceleration and braking. By maintaining a suitable distance to the vehicle driving ahead of you. Driving smoothly and looking ahead reduces fuel consumption. ...

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    Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
    See Radio Frequency Statement  for information regarding Part 15 of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules and Industry Canada Standards RSS-210/220/310. If there is a decrease in the ...

    Heated steering wheel (if so equipped)
    The heated steering wheel system is designed to operate only when the surface temperature of the steering wheel is below 68°F (20°C). Push the heated steering wheel switch to warm the steering ...