BMW 5 Series: Capturing the image - Top View - Driving comfort - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Capturing the image

The image is captured by two cameras integrated in the exterior mirrors and by the backup camera.

The range equals:

▷ Approx. 7 ft/2 m to the side.
▷ approx. 7 ft/2 m to the rear.

In this way, obstacles up to the height of the exterior mirrors are detected early.

    Top View
    The concept Top View assists you in parking and maneuvering. The area around the doors and the road area around the vehicle are shown on the Control Display for this purpose. ...

    System limits
    Top View cannot be used in the following situations: ▷ With a door open. ▷ With the trunk lid open. ▷ With an exterior mirror folded in. ▷ In poor light. A Check Control m ...

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    Automatic heating and air conditioning
    The automatic climate control system is controlled by simply setting the desired temperature. The Full Automatic Temperature Control (FATC) system automatically controls the heating and cooling s ...

    Towing Assistance
    If you need towing assistance: • Press the button to begin. • After the “Ready” prompt and the following beep, say “Towing Assistance”. NOTE: • The towing assistance number dialed ...

    Lumbar Support — If Equipped
    This feature allows you to increase or decrease the amount of lumbar support. The control lever is located on the outboard side of the driver’s seatback. Turn the control lever downward to inc ...