BMW 5 Series: Vehicle equipment - iDrive - At a glance - 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.

    iDrive
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    The concept
    The iDrive combines the functions of a multitude of switches. Thus, these functions can be operated from a central location. Using the iDrive during a trip To avoid becoming distracted and posi ...

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    Audio/Video (A/V) Jacks
    If available, the A/V jacks are located on the rear of the floor console. They allow audio or video cables to be connected from an auxiliary device such as a camcorder or a video game system ...

    Head Restraints
    The vehicle's front and rear seats have adjustable head restraints in the outboard seating positions. WARNING! With head restraints that are not installed and adjusted properly, there is a g ...

    Tailgate emergency release (Wagon)
    If the tailgate can no longer be opened from outside the vehicle, use the emergency release on inside of the tailgate. On vehicles with a folding bench seat you can open the tailgate from insid ...