2016 BMW X1 Owner's Manual

2016 BMW X1 owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
BMW
Model:
X1
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
7.03 MB

Table of Contents

- At a glance
15
Cockpit
16
Vehicle equipment
16
All around the steering wheel
16
Instrument cluster
18
Indicator/warning lights
19
All around the center console
20
All around the headliner
21
iDrive
22
Vehicle equipment
22
The concept
22
Controls at a glance
22
Operating concept
23
Example: setting the clock
25
Status information
25
Split screen
26
Programmable memory buttons
26
Entering letters and numbers
27
Voice activation system
29
Vehicle equipment
29
The concept
29
Requirements
29
Using voice activation
29
Possible commands
29
Example: playing back a CD
30
Setting the voice dialog
30
Adjusting the volume
30
Notes on Emergency Requests
31
Opening and closing
34
Vehicle equipment
34
Remote control/key
34
Personal Profile
34
Central locking system
35
Opening and closing: from the outside
36
Opening and closing: from the inside
39
Tailgate
40
Comfort Access
41
Alarm system
43
Power windows
44
Panoramic glass sunroof
46
Adjusting
48
Vehicle equipment
48
Sitting safely
48
Seats
48
Seat heating
50
Safety belts
50
Head restraints
51
Seat and mirror memory
52
Mirrors
53
Steering wheel
55
Transporting children safely
56
Vehicle equipment
56
The right place for children
56
Installing child restraint fixing systems
56
LATCH child restraint fixing system
57
Locking the doors and windows
59
Driving
61
Vehicle equipment
61
Ignition lock
61
Start/Stop button
61
Starting the engine
62
Engine stop
63
Automatic Engine Start/Stop Function
63
Parking brake
65
Turn signal, high beams, headlamp flasher
66
Washer/wiper system
66
Washer fluid
69
Automatic transmission with Steptronic, 6-gear
69
Automatic transmission with Steptronic, 8-gear
72
Displays
75
Vehicle equipment
75
Odometer, external temperature display, clock
75
Tachometer
76
Coolant temperature
76
Current fuel consumption
76
Engine oil temperature
76
Fuel gauge
76
Computer
77
Settings and information
78
Units of measure
79
Clock
79
Date
80
Settings on the Control Display
81
Service requirements
82
Check Control
84
Speed limit
85
Lamps
87
Vehicle equipment
87
At a glance
87
Parking lights/low beams, headlight control
87
Adaptive Light Control
88
High-beams/roadside parking lights
89
High-beam Assistant
89
Fog lights
90
Instrument lighting
91
Interior lights
91
Safety
92
Vehicle equipment
92
Airbags
92
FTM Flat Tire Monitor
95
Tire Pressure Monitor TPM
97
Brake force display
100
Driving stability control systems
101
Vehicle equipment
101
Antilock Brake System ABS
101
Electronic brake-force distribution
101
Brake assistant
101
Dynamic Stability Control DSC
101
Dynamic Traction Control DTC
102
Performance Control
103
xDrive
103
Hill Descent Control HDC
103
Drive-off assistant
104
Servotronic
104
Driving comfort
105
Vehicle equipment
105
Cruise control
105
Park Distance Control PDC
107
Rear view camera
109
Climate
112
Vehicle equipment
112
Automatic climate control
112
Parked-car ventilation
115
Interior equipment
117
Vehicle equipment
117
Universal garage door opener
117
Digital compass
119
Sun visor
121
Ashtray/cigarette lighter
121
Connecting electrical devices
121
Cargo area
122
Ski and snowboard bag
126
Storage compartments
127
Vehicle equipment
127
Notes
127
Glove compartment
127
Center armrest front
128
Center armrest, rear
128
Connection for an external audio device
128
Storage compartments
129
Clothes hooks
129
Things to remember when driving
134
Vehicle equipment
134
Breaking-in period
134
General driving notes
134
Driving on poor roads
136
Loading
138
Vehicle equipment
138
General information
138
Determining the load limit
138
Load
139
Stowing cargo
139
Securing cargo
139
Roof-mounted luggage rack
140
Rear luggage rack
140
Saving fuel
141
Vehicle equipment
141
General information
141
Remove unnecessary cargo
141
Remove attached parts following use
141
Closing the windows and panoramic glass sunroof
141
Check the tire inflation pressure regularly
141
Drive away without delay
141
Look well ahead when driving
141
Avoid high engine speeds
141
Use coasting conditions
142
Switch off the engine during longer stops
142
Switch off any functions that are not currently needed
142
Have maintenance carried out
142
Navigation system
146
Vehicle equipment
146
General information
146
Navigation data
146
Destination entry
148
Vehicle equipment
148
At a glance
148
Manual destination entry
148
Address book
150
Last destinations
151
Special destinations
151
Destination entry by map
153
Destination entry by voice
154
Planning a trip with intermediate destinations
155
Destination guidance
157
Vehicle equipment
157
Starting destination guidance
157
Terminating destination guidance
157
Continuing destination guidance
157
Route criteria
157
Route
158
Bypassing a section of the route
158
Gas station recommendation
159
Destination guidance through voice instructions
159
Map view
159
Traffic bulletins
161
Tone
168
Vehicle equipment
168
General information
168
Treble, bass, balance, and fader
168
Equalizer
168
Multi-channel playback, surround
169
Volume
169
Resetting the tone settings
169
Radio
170
Vehicle equipment
170
Controls
170
Sound output
170
AM/FM station
170
Satellite radio
172
Stored stations
176
CD/multimedia
178
Vehicle equipment
178
Controls
178
Sound output
178
CD/DVD
178
Music collection
183
Telephone
200
Vehicle equipment
200
At a glance
200
Pairing/unpairing the mobile phone
201
Controls
204
Snap-in adapter
209
Office
211
Vehicle equipment
211
At a glance
211
Office information
211
Contacts
212
Messages
214
Calendar
216
Tasks
217
Notes
217
Reminders
218
Using contact data
218
Reading out loud
218
What to do if...
218
Contacts
220
Vehicle equipment
220
Note
220
General information
220
New contact
220
My contacts
220
ConnectedDrive
223
Vehicle equipment
223
TeleService
223
Concierge service
223
Messages
223
Roadside Assistance
223
BMW Online
224
Customer Relations
225
Service Request
225
Automatic Service Request
225
Services status
226
Data transfer
226
Apps
226
Refueling
230
Vehicle equipment
230
General information
230
Notes
230
Fuel cap
230
Observe the following when refueling
231
Fuel tank capacity
231
Fuel
232
Fuel recommendation
232
Wheels and tires
234
Vehicle equipment
234
Tire inflation pressure
234
Tire identification marks
239
Tire tread
240
Tire damage
241
Changing wheels and tires
241
Run-flat tires
243
Snow chains
243
Engine compartment
244
Vehicle equipment
244
Important features in the engine compartment
244
Hood
245
Engine oil
245
Coolant
248
Maintenance
249
Vehicle equipment
249
BMW Maintenance System
249
Condition Based Service CBS
249
Service and Warranty Information Booklet for US models and Warranty and Service Guide Booklet for Canadian models
250
Socket for OBD Onboard Diagnosis
250
Replacing components
251
Vehicle equipment
251
Tool kit
251
Wiper blade replacement
251
Lamp and bulb replacement
252
Changing wheels
257
Vehicle battery
257
Fuses
258
Breakdown assistance
259
Vehicle equipment
259
Hazard warning flashers
259
Intelligent Emergency Request
259
Warning triangle
260
First aid kit
260
Jump-starting
260
Tow-starting and towing
261
Care
265
Vehicle equipment
265
Car washes
265
Technical data
272
Vehicle equipment
272
Note
272
Dimensions
272
Weights
272
Capacities
273
Short commands for voice activation system
274
Vehicle equipment
274
General information
274
Adjusting
274
Vehicle information
275
Navigation
275
Radio
277
CD/multimedia
279
Telephone
280
Office
280
Contacts
281
ConnectedDrive or BMW Assist
281

FAQ about the 2016 BMW X1 Manual

What contains the 2016 X1 manual?

The BMW X1 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by BMW to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the BMW X1. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a BMW X1 2016 owner's manual:

  • Maintenance for your BMW X1, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that BMW X1 owners can do
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

Where to download the 2016 BMW X1 Owners Manual?

The BMW X1 owner manual for the 2016 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the BMW X1 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 X1 (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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