BMW 5 Series: The concept - iDrive - At a glance - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: The concept

The iDrive combines the functions of a multitude of switches. Thus, these functions can be operated from a central location.

To avoid becoming distracted and posing Using the iDrive during a trip
To avoid becoming distracted and posing an unnecessary hazard to your vehicle's occupants and to other road users, never attempt to use the controls or enter information unless traffic and road conditions allow this.◀

    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, ...

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    ABS system self-check
    You may feel a slight shock in the brake pedal and hear the operating sound of ABS from the engine compartment just after the vehicle is started. This is caused by an automatic functional test of ...

    Rear Seat Pass-Through Door
    The vehicle may have a door in the rear seat that provides access to the trunk. Lower the rear seat armrest to access the pass-through door. Pull the release handle to open the door. To close, pus ...

    Safety switch
    The safety switch in the driver's door can be used to prevent children, for example, from opening and closing the rear windows using the switches in the rear. Switching on and off Press the b ...