2016 BMW 5 Series Owner's Manual

2016 BMW 5 Series owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
BMW
Model:
5 Series
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
5.67 MB

Table of Contents

- At a glance
17
Cockpit
18
Vehicle features and options
18
All around the steering wheel
18
All around the center console
20
All around the roofliner
21
iDrive
22
Vehicle features and options
22
The concept
22
Control elements at a glance
22
Operating concept
23
Touchpad
25
Example: setting the clock
25
Status information
26
Split screen
27
Programmable memory buttons
27
Deleting personal in the vehicle
28
Entering letters and numbers
28
Voice activation system
30
Vehicle features and options
30
The concept
30
Requirements
30
Using voice activation
30
Possible commands
30
One example: open the tone settings
31
Setting the voice dialog
31
Adjusting the volume
31
Hints on Emergency Requests
31
Environmental conditions
32
Integrated Owner's Manual in the vehicle
33
Vehicle features and options
33
Opening and closing
38
Vehicle features and options
38
Remote control/key
38
Personal Profile
39
Using the remote control
41
Without remote control
43
Doors
44
Trunk lid
44
Comfort Access
47
Adjusting
50
Alarm system
51
Power windows
52
Roller sunblinds
53
Glass sunroof, powered
54
Adjusting
57
Vehicle features and options
57
Sitting safely
57
Seats
57
Safety belts
61
Front head restraints
62
Rear head restraints
64
Seat, mirror, and steering wheel memory
65
Mirrors
66
Steering wheel
67
Transporting children safely
69
Vehicle features and options
69
The right place for children
69
Installing child restraint systems
69
LATCH child restraint system
70
Locking the doors and windows
72
Driving
73
Vehicle features and options
73
Start/Stop button
73
Starting the engine
74
Engine stop
75
Auto Start/Stop function
75
Parking brake
77
Turn signal, high beams, headlight flasher
80
Washer/wiper system
81
Washer fluid
82
Manual transmission
83
Steptronic transmission
83
Displays
88
Vehicle features and options
88
Overview, instrument cluster
88
Electronic displays
88
Multifunctional instrument display
89
Check Control
92
Fuel gauge
96
Tachometer
96
Engine oil temperature
96
Coolant temperature
96
Odometer and trip odometer
96
External temperature
97
Time
97
Date
97
Range
97
Current fuel consumption
97
Energy recovery
98
Service requirements
98
Gear shift indicator
99
Speed limit detection
99
Selection lists in the instrument cluster
100
On-board computer
101
Sport displays
103
Speed warning
103
Settings on the Control Display
103
Head-up Display
105
Lights
107
Vehicle features and options
107
Overview
107
Parking lights/low beams, headlight control
107
Adaptive Light Control
108
High-beam Assistant
109
Fog lights
110
Instrument lighting
110
Interior lights
110
Safety
112
Vehicle features and options
112
Airbags
112
Tire Pressure Monitor TPM
115
FTM Flat Tire Monitor
119
Intelligent Safety
121
Front-end collision warning
122
Front-end collision warning with City Braking function
122
Front-end collision warning with braking function
124
Pedestrian warning
127
Pedestrian warning with city braking function
127
Night Vision with Pedestrian and Animal Detection
130
Lane departure warning
133
Active Blind Spot Detection
135
Brake force display
136
Active Protection
136
Driving stability control systems
139
Vehicle features and options
139
Antilock Brake System ABS
139
Brake assistant
139
Adaptive brake assistant
139
Drive-off assistant
139
DSC Dynamic Stability Control
139
DTC Dynamic Traction Control
140
xDrive
141
HDC Hill Descent Control
141
Adaptive Drive
142
Dynamic Drive
142
Dynamic Damping Control
142
Integral Active Steering
143
Driving Dynamics Control
143
Driving comfort
147
Vehicle features and options
147
Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go function, ACC
147
Cruise control
154
PDC Park Distance Control
156
Surround View
158
Rearview camera
158
Side View
161
Top View
162
Parking assistant
164
Climate control
169
Vehicle features and options
169
Automatic climate control
169
Ventilation
172
Rear automatic climate control
173
Parked-car ventilation
175
Interior equipment
176
Vehicle features and options
176
Universal Integrated Remote Control
176
Sun visor
178
Ashtray/cigarette lighter
178
Connecting electrical devices
180
USB interface for data transfer
181
Through-loading system
181
Ski bag
183
Storage compartments
185
Vehicle features and options
185
Hints
185
Storage compartments
185
Glove compartment
185
Center armrest
186
Cupholders
187
Remote control storage compartment
188
Clothes hooks
188
Things to remember when driving
192
Vehicle features and options
192
Breaking-in period
192
General driving notes
192
Loading
196
Vehicle features and options
196
Hints
196
Determining the load limit
196
Load
197
Stowing cargo
197
Securing cargo
197
Roof-mounted luggage rack
197
Saving fuel
199
Vehicle features and options
199
General information
199
Remove unnecessary cargo
199
Remove attached parts following use
199
Close the windows and glass sunroof
199
Tires
199
Drive away immediately
199
Look well ahead when driving
199
Avoid high engine speeds
200
Use coasting
200
Switch off the engine during longer stops
200
Switch off any functions that are not currently needed
200
Have maintenance carried out
200
Refueling
208
Vehicle features and options
208
Hints
208
Fuel lid
208
Observe the following when refueling
209
Fuel
210
Vehicle features and options
210
Fuel recommendation
210
BMW Advanced Diesel
211
Wheels and tires
215
Vehicle features and options
215
Tire inflation pressure
215
Tire identification marks
224
Tire tread
226
Tire damage
226
Changing wheels and tires
227
Run-flat tires
228
Mobility System
228
Snow chains
232
Engine compartment
233
Vehicle features and options
233
Important features in the engine compartment
233
Hood
233
Engine oil
235
Vehicle features and options
235
General information
235
Electronic oil measurement
235
Adding engine oil
236
Engine oil types to add
237
Engine oil change:
237
Coolant
238
Vehicle features and options
238
Hints
238
Coolant level
238
Disposal
239
Maintenance
240
Vehicle features and options
240
BMW maintenance system
240
Condition Based Service CBS
240
Service and Warranty Information Booklet for US models and Warranty and Service Guide Booklet for Canadian models
240
Socket for OBD Onboard Diagnosis
241
Replacing components
242
Vehicle features and options
242
Onboard vehicle tool kit
242
Wiper blade replacement
242
Lamp and bulb replacement
242
Changing wheels
247
Vehicle battery
247
Fuses
248
Breakdown assistance
249
Vehicle features and options
249
Hazard warning flashers
249
Intelligent Emergency Request
249
Warning triangle
250
First aid kit
250
Jump-starting
250
Tow-starting and towing
252
Care
255
Vehicle features and options
255
Car washes
255
Technical data
262
Vehicle features and options
262
Note
262
Dimensions
262
Weights
263
Capacities
265

FAQ about the 2016 BMW 5 Series Manual

What contains the 2016 5 Series manual?

The BMW 5 Series owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by BMW to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the BMW 5 Series. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a BMW 5 Series 2016 owner's manual:

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that BMW 5 Series owners can do
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

Where to download the 2016 BMW 5 Series Owners Manual?

The BMW 5 Series owner manual for the 2016 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the BMW 5 Series year 2016 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2016 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The BMW 5 Series (2016) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2016 is available in English.

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