2013 BMW X5 Owner's Manual

2013 BMW X5 owners manual
Year:
2013
Make:
BMW
Model:
X5
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
14.98 MB

Table of Contents

- At a glance
11
Cockpit
12
Vehicle equipment
12
All around the steering wheel
12
Instrument cluster
14
Indicator/warning lamps
15
All around the center console
16
All around the headliner
17
iDrive
18
Vehicle equipment
18
The concept
18
Controls at a glance
18
Operating concept
19
Example: setting the clock
21
Status information
22
Split screen
22
Programmable memory buttons
23
Entering letters and numbers
23
Voice activation system
25
Vehicle equipment
25
The concept
25
Requirements
25
Using voice activation
25
Possible commands
25
Example: playing back a CD
26
Setting the voice dialog
26
Adjusting the volume
26
Notes on Emergency Requests
26
Opening and closing
30
Vehicle equipment
30
Remote control/key
30
Personal Profile
30
Central locking system
32
Opening and closing: from the outside
32
Opening and closing: from the inside
35
Doors
35
BMW X5: upper tailgate
36
BMW X5: lower tailgate
38
BMW X6: tailgate
38
Comfort Access
40
Alarm system
42
Power windows
43
Roller sunblinds for the rear side windows
44
 X5: panoramic glass sunroof
45
BMW X6: glass sunroof, electric
46
Adjusting
48
Vehicle equipment
48
Sitting safely
48
Seats
48
BMW X5: rear seats
50
Seat heating
51
Active seat ventilation and seat heating
52
Active seat
53
Safety belts
53
Head restraints
54
Seat, mirror, and steering wheel memory
56
Mirrors
57
Steering wheel
59
Transporting children safely
60
Vehicle equipment
60
The right place for children
60
Installing child restraint fixing systems
60
LATCH child restraint fixing system
61
Locking the doors and windows
65
Driving
66
Vehicle equipment
66
Ignition lock
66
Start/Stop button
66
Starting the engine
67
Engine stop
67
Parking brake
68
Turn signal, high beams, headlamp flasher
71
Washer/wiper system
72
Washer fluid
73
Automatic transmission with Steptronic
74
Displays
77
Vehicle equipment
77
Odometer, external temperature display, clock
77
Tachometer
78
Coolant temperature
78
Current fuel consumption
78
Engine oil temperature
78
Fuel gauge
79
Computer
79
Service requirements
81
Check Control
83
Speed limit
84
Settings on the Control Display
85
Lamps
88
Vehicle equipment
88
At a glance
88
Parking lamps/low beams, headlamp control
88
Adaptive light control
89
Self-leveling headlights
90
High beams/roadside parking lamps
90
High-beam Assistant
90
Front fog lamps
91
Instrument lighting
92
Interior lamps
92
Safety
93
Vehicle equipment
93
Airbags
93
FTM Flat Tire Monitor
95
Tire Pressure Monitor TPM
97
Lane departure warning
100
Brake force display
102
Driving stability control systems
103
Vehicle equipment
103
Antilock Brake System ABS
103
CBC Cornering Brake Control
103
Electronic brake-force distribution
103
Brake assistant
103
Dynamic Stability Control DSC
103
Dynamic Traction Control DTC
104
xDrive
105
Dynamic Performance Control
105
Hill Descent Control HDC
106
Malfunction of driving stability control systems
107
Adaptive Drive
107
Drive-off assistant
107
Self-leveling suspension
108
Active steering
108
Driving comfort
109
Vehicle equipment
109
Active cruise control
109
Cruise control
116
Park Distance Control PDC
117
Surround View
119
Rear view camera
120
Top View
122
Side View
124
Head-up Display
125
Climate
127
Vehicle equipment
127
At a glance
127
Automatic climate control with 2-zone control
128
Automatic climate control with 4-zone control
132
Parked-car ventilation
134
Interior equipment
135
Vehicle equipment
135
Universal Garage Door Opener
135
Digital compass
137
Ashtray/cigarette lighter
139
Connecting electrical devices
139
Cargo area
140
Storage compartments
143
Vehicle equipment
143
Notes
143
Glove compartment
143
Center armrest front
144
Rear center armrest
144
Storage compartments
144
Clothes hooks
145
Cupholders
145
Storage compartments in the cargo area
146
Things to remember when driving
152
Vehicle equipment
152
Breaking-in period
152
General driving notes
152
Loading
154
Roof-mounted luggage rack
157
Driving on poor roads
157
Navigation system
162
Vehicle equipment
162
General information
162
Navigation data
162
Destination entry
164
Vehicle equipment
164
At a glance
164
Manual destination entry
164
Address book
166
Last destinations
167
Special destinations
167
Destination entry by map
169
Destination entry by voice
170
Planning a trip with intermediate destinations
171
Destination guidance
173
Vehicle equipment
173
Starting destination guidance
173
Terminating destination guidance
173
Continuing destination guidance
173
Route criteria
173
Route
174
Bypassing a section of the route
174
Gas station recommendation
175
Destination guidance through voice instructions
175
Map view
175
Traffic bulletins
177
What to do if...
181
Vehicle equipment
181
Tone
184
Vehicle equipment
184
General information
184
Treble, bass, balance, and fader
184
Equalizer
184
Multi-channel playback, surround
185
Volume
185
Resetting the tone settings
185
Radio
186
Vehicle equipment
186
Controls
186
Sound output
186
AM/FM station
186
Satellite radio
188
Stored stations
192
CD/multimedia
194
Vehicle equipment
194
Controls
194
Sound output
194
CD/DVD
194
Music collection
201
External devices
206
DVD system in rear
215
Vehicle equipment
215
General information
215
Enabling DVD system
215
Controls
215
CD/DVD player
216
Connecting headphones
216
Remote control
216
Setting the language of the DVD system
217
Sound output via speakers
217
Switching DVD system on/off
217
Playing CD/DVD
217
Playing videos from CDs/DVDs
218
Playing audio tracks from CD/DVD
221
Displaying images from CD/DVD
223
Information on CD/DVD player
225
Telephone
230
Vehicle equipment
230
At a glance
230
Pairing/unpairing the mobile phone
231
Controls
234
Voice operation
238
Snap-in adapter
240
Office
242
Vehicle equipment
242
At a glance
242
Office information
242
Contacts
243
Messages
245
Calendar
247
Tasks
248
Notes
248
Reminders
249
Using contact data
249
Reading out loud
249
What to do if...
249
Contacts
251
Vehicle equipment
251
Note
251
General information
251
New contact
251
My contacts
251
ConnectedDrive
253
Vehicle equipment
253
BMW Assist
253
TeleService
254
Concierge service
254
Messages
254
Roadside Assistance
254
BMW Online
255
Customer Relations
256
Service Request
256
Automatic Service Request
256
Services status
257
Data transfer
257
Refueling
262
Vehicle equipment
262
General information
262
Notes
262
Fuel cap
262
Observe the following when refueling
263
Fuel tank capacity
263
Fuel
264
Vehicle equipment
264
Fuel quality
264
BMW X5 with BMW Advanced Diesel
265
Wheels and tires
269
Vehicle equipment
269
Tire inflation pressure
269
Tire identification marks
276
Tire tread
278
Tire damage
278
Changing wheels and tires
279
Run-flat tires
280
Snow chains
280
Engine compartment
281
Vehicle equipment
281
Important features in the engine compartment
281
Hood
282
Engine oil
283
Coolant
285
Maintenance
286
Vehicle equipment
286
BMW Maintenance System
286
Condition Based Service CBS
286
Service and Warranty Information Booklet for US models and Warranty and Service Guide Booklet for Canadian models
286
Socket for OBD Onboard Diagnosis
287
Data memory
287
Replacing components
288
Vehicle equipment
288
Tool kit
288
Wiper blade replacement
288
Lamp and bulb replacement
288
BMW X5: bulb replacement
289
BMW X6: bulb replacement
292
Changing wheels
295
Vehicle battery
297
Fuses
298
Breakdown assistance
300
Vehicle equipment
300
Hazard warning flashers
300
Emergency Request
300
Roadside Assistance
301
Warning triangle
301
First aid kit
301
Jump-starting
301
Tow-starting and towing
302
Care
305
Vehicle equipment
305
Car washes
305
Technical data
312
Vehicle equipment
312
Dimensions
312
Weights
314
Capacities
315
Short commands for voice activation system
316
Vehicle equipment
316
General information
316
Adjusting
316
Vehicle information
317
Navigation
317
Radio
320
CD/multimedia
321
Telephone
322
Office
322
Contacts
323
ConnectedDrive or BMW Assist
323

FAQ about the 2013 BMW X5 Manual

What contains the 2013 X5 manual?

The BMW X5 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by BMW to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the BMW X5. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a BMW X5 2013 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Maintenance for your BMW X5, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Best practice for driving your BMW X5

Where to download the 2013 BMW X5 Owners Manual?

The BMW X5 owner manual for the 2013 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the BMW X5 year 2013 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2013 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The BMW X5 (2013) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2013 is available in English.

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