BMW 5 Series: Airbags - Safety - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Airbags

1. Front airbag, driver

1. Front airbag, driver
2. Front airbag, front passenger
3. Head airbag
4. Side airbag
5. Knee airbags

Front airbags

Front airbags help protect the driver and front passenger by responding to frontal impacts in which safety belts alone cannot provide adequate restraint.

Side airbags

In a lateral impact, the side airbag supports the side of the body in the chest and lap area.

Head airbags

In a lateral impact, the head airbag supports the head.

Knee airbag

The knee airbag supports the legs in a frontal impact.

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, ...

Protective action
Airbags are not triggered in every impact situation, e.g., in less severe accidents or rear-end collisions. Information on how to ensure the optimal protective effect of the airbags ▷ K ...

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Tire Pressure Monitor
This vehicle may have a Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS). The TPMS warning light alerts you to a significant loss in pressure of one of the vehicle's tires. If the warning light comes on, stop a ...

Instrument Panel
Instrument Panel A. Exterior Lamp Controls. Fog Lamps. Instrument Panel Illumination Control. B. Air Vents. C. Turn and Lane Change Lever. See Turn and Lane-Change Signals. Driver Information ...

Sliding the moonroof
To fully open the moonroof, push the switch toward 1 . To fully close the moonroof, push the switch toward 2 . To open or close the moonroof part way, push the switch in any direction while the ...