2016 BMW X3 Owner's Manual

2016 BMW X3 owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
BMW
Model:
X3
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
5.28 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
24
Touchpad
25
Example: setting the clock
26
Status information
27
Split screen
27
Programmable memory buttons
28
Deleting personal in the vehicle
29
Entering letters and numbers
29
Voice activation system
31
Vehicle features and options
31
The concept
31
Requirements
31
Using voice activation
31
Possible commands
31
One example: open the tone settings
32
Setting the voice dialog
32
Adjusting the volume
32
Hints on Emergency Requests
32
Environmental conditions
33
Integrated Owner's Manual in the vehicle
34
Vehicle features and options
34
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
Tailgate
44
Comfort Access
46
Adjusting
49
Alarm system
50
Power windows
52
Roller sunblinds
53
Panoramic glass sunroof
53
Adjusting
56
Vehicle features and options
56
Sitting safely
56
Seats
56
Safety belts
59
Front headrests
60
Rear head restraints
61
Seat and mirror memory
62
Mirrors
63
Steering wheel
65
Transporting children safely
66
Vehicle features and options
66
The right place for children
66
Installing child restraint systems
66
LATCH child restraint system
68
Locking the doors and windows
69
Driving
70
Vehicle features and options
70
Start/Stop button
70
Starting the engine
71
Engine stop
71
Auto Start/Stop function
72
Parking brake
74
Turn signal, high beams, headlight flasher
76
Washer/wiper system
77
Washer fluid
79
Steptronic transmission
80
Displays
84
Vehicle features and options
84
Overview, instrument cluster
84
Electronic displays
84
Check Control
85
Fuel gauge
88
Tachometer
88
Engine oil temperature
89
Coolant temperature
89
Odometer and trip odometer
89
External temperature
89
Time
89
Date
89
Range
89
Current fuel consumption
90
Energy recovery
90
Service requirements
90
Gear shift indicator
91
Speed limit detection
92
Selection lists in the instrument cluster
93
On-board computer
94
Sport displays
95
Speed warning
95
Settings on the Control Display
96
Head-up Display
97
Lights
99
Vehicle features and options
99
Overview
99
Parking lights/low beams, headlight control
99
Adaptive Light Control
100
High-beam Assistant
101
Fog lights
102
Instrument lighting
102
Interior lights
102
Safety
104
Vehicle features and options
104
Airbags
104
Tire Pressure Monitor TPM
107
FTM Flat Tire Monitor
110
Intelligent Safety
112
Front-end collision warning
113
Front-end collision warning with City Braking function
114
Front-end collision warning with braking function
116
Pedestrian warning with city braking function
119
Lane departure warning
122
Active Blind Spot Detection
124
Brake force display
126
Driving stability control systems
127
Vehicle features and options
127
Antilock Brake System ABS
127
Brake assistant
127
DSC Dynamic Stability Control
127
DTC Dynamic Traction Control
128
Performance Control
128
xDrive
129
HDC Hill Descent Control
129
Dynamic Damping Control
130
Variable sport steering
130
Servotronic
130
Driving Dynamics Control
130
Drive-off assistant
132
Driving comfort
134
Vehicle features and options
134
Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go function, ACC
134
Cruise control
141
PDC Park Distance Control
143
Surround View
145
Rearview camera
145
Top View
148
Side View
150
Parking assistant
152
Climate control
156
Vehicle features and options
156
Automatic climate control
156
Automatic climate control with enhanced features
159
Ventilation
162
Parked-car ventilation
162
Interior equipment
164
Vehicle features and options
164
Universal Integrated Remote Control
164
Sun visor
166
Ashtray/cigarette lighter
166
Connecting electrical devices
167
USB interface for data transfer
168
Cargo area
169
Ski and snowboard bag
171
Storage compartments
172
Vehicle features and options
172
Hints
172
Storage compartments
172
Glove compartment
172
Compartments in the doors
173
Center armrest
173
Cupholders
173
Clothes hooks
174
Things to remember when driving
178
Vehicle features and options
178
Breaking-in period
178
Driving on poor roads
178
General driving notes
179
Loading
182
Vehicle features and options
182
Hints
182
Determining the load limit
182
Load
183
Stowing cargo
183
Securing cargo
183
Roof-mounted luggage rack
184
Saving fuel
185
Vehicle features and options
185
General information
185
Remove unnecessary cargo
185
Remove attached parts following use
185
Close the windows and glass sunroof
185
Tires
185
Drive away immediately
185
Look well ahead when driving
185
Avoid high engine speeds
186
Use coasting
186
Switch off the engine during longer stops
186
Switch off any functions that are not currently needed
186
Have maintenance carried out
186
Refueling
194
Vehicle features and options
194
Hints
194
Fuel lid
194
Observe the following when refueling
195
Fuel
196
Vehicle features and options
196
Fuel recommendation
196
BMW Advanced Diesel
197
Wheels and tires
201
Vehicle features and options
201
Tire inflation pressure
201
Tire identification marks
204
Tire tread
205
Tire damage
206
Changing wheels and tires
206
Run-flat tires
208
Mobility System
208
Snow chains
211
Engine compartment
212
Vehicle features and options
212
Important features in the engine compartment
212
Hood
212
Engine oil
214
Vehicle features and options
214
General information
214
Electronic oil measurement
214
Adding engine oil
215
Engine oil types to add
215
Engine oil change:
216
Coolant
217
Vehicle features and options
217
Hints
217
Coolant level
217
Disposal
218
Maintenance
219
Vehicle features and options
219
BMW maintenance system
219
Condition Based Service CBS
219
Service and Warranty Information Booklet for US models and Warranty and Service Guide Booklet for Canadian models
219
Socket for OBD Onboard Diagnosis
220
Replacing components
221
Vehicle features and options
221
Onboard vehicle tool kit
221
Wiper blade replacement
221
Lamp and bulb replacement
222
Changing wheels
227
Vehicle battery
227
Fuses
228
Breakdown assistance
230
Vehicle features and options
230
Hazard warning flashers
230
Intelligent Emergency Request
230
Warning triangle
231
First aid kit
231
Jump-starting
231
Tow-starting and towing
233
Care
235
Vehicle features and options
235
Car washes
235
Technical data
242
Vehicle features and options
242
Note
242
Dimensions
242
Weights
243
Capacities
244

FAQ about the 2016 BMW X3 Manual

What contains the 2016 X3 manual?

The BMW X3 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by BMW to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the BMW X3. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements.

Where to download the 2016 BMW X3 Owners Manual?

The BMW X3 owner manual for the 2016 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the BMW X3 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 X3 (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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