BMW 5 Series: Vehicle equipment - Safety - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: 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, e. g., because of the selected optional equipment or country variant. This also applies for safety-related functions and systems.

    Safety
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    Airbags
    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 t ...

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    Random playback
    Pressing (RDM) changes modes in the following order: 1 folder random → All folders random → Off. ...

    Precautions on cruise control
    ● If the cruise control system malfunctions, it cancels automatically. The SET indicator light in the instrument panel then blinks to warn the driver. ● If the SET indicator light blin ...

    Following Distance
    Stay at least twice as far behind the vehicle ahead as you would when driving the vehicle without a trailer. This can help to avoid situations that require heavy braking and sudden turns. ...