BMW 5 Series: Information in detail - Computer - Displays - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Information in detail

Range

Displays the estimated cruising range available with the remaining fuel.

It is calculated based on your driving style over the last 20 miles/30 km.

If there is only enough fuel left for less than 45 miles/80 km, the color of the display changes.

Average fuel consumption

This is calculated for the period during which the engine is running.

The average fuel consumption is calculated on the basis of various distances.

Average speed

Periods in which the vehicle is parked with the engine manually stopped do not enter into the calculation of the average speed.

Resetting average values

Press and hold the computer button on the turn signal lever.

Distance to destination

The distance remaining to the destination is displayed if a destination is entered in the navigation system before the trip is started.

The distance to the destination is adopted automatically.

Time of arrival

displayed if a destination is entered The estimated time of arrival is displayed if a destination is entered in the navigation system before the trip is started.

The time must be correctly set.

    Adjusting the info display
    You can select what information from the computer is to be displayed on the info display of the instrument cluster. 1. "Settings" 2. "Info display" 3. Select the desired dis ...

    Speed limit
    Display of a speed limit which, when reached, should cause a warning to be issued. Renewed warning if the vehicle speed drops below the set speed limit once by at least 3 mph/ 5 km/h. Displayi ...

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