2016 BMW X5 Owner's Manual

2016 BMW X5 owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
BMW
Model:
X5
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
5.61 MB

Table of Contents

- At a glance
13
Cockpit
14
Vehicle features and options
14
All around the steering wheel
14
All around the center console
16
All around the roofliner
17
iDrive
18
Vehicle features and options
18
The concept
18
Control elements at a glance
18
Operating concept
20
Touchpad
21
Example: setting the clock
22
Status information
23
Split screen
23
Programmable memory buttons
24
Deleting personal in the vehicle
24
Entering letters and numbers
25
Voice activation system
26
Vehicle features and options
26
The concept
26
Requirements
26
Using voice activation
26
Possible commands
26
One example: open the tone settings
27
Setting the voice dialog
27
Adjusting the volume
27
Information on Emergency Requests
27
Environmental conditions
28
Integrated Owner's Manual in the vehicle
29
Vehicle features and options
29
Opening and closing
34
Vehicle features and options
34
Remote control/key
34
Personal Profile
35
Using the remote control
37
Without remote control
39
Doors
40
Tailgate
40
Comfort Access
43
Adjusting
44
Alarm system
45
Power windows
47
Roller sunblinds
48
Panoramic glass sunroof
49
Adjusting
52
Vehicle features and options
52
Sitting safely
52
Front seats
52
Rear seats
55
Safety belts
57
Front head restraints
58
Rear head restraints
59
Seat, mirror, and steering wheel memory
60
Mirrors
61
Steering wheel
63
Transporting children safely
64
Vehicle features and options
64
The right place for children
64
Installing child restraint systems
65
LATCH child restraint system
66
Securing of doors and windows in the rear
68
Driving
69
Vehicle features and options
69
Start/Stop button
69
Starting the engine
70
Engine stop
70
Auto Start/Stop function
71
Parking brake
73
Turn signal, high beams, headlight flasher
76
Washer/wiper system
77
Washer fluid
80
Steptronic transmission
80
Displays
85
Vehicle features and options
85
Overview, instrument cluster
85
Electronic displays
85
Multifunctional instrument display
86
Check Control
89
Fuel gauge
93
Tachometer
93
Engine oil temperature
93
Coolant temperature
93
Odometer and trip odometer
93
External temperature
93
Time
94
Date
94
Range
94
Current fuel consumption
94
Energy recovery
95
Service requirements
95
Gear shift indicator
96
Speed limit detection
96
Selection lists in the instrument cluster
97
On-board computer
98
Sport displays
99
Speed warning
100
Settings on the Control Display
100
Head-up Display
101
Lights
104
Vehicle features and options
104
Overview
104
Parking lights, cornering lights and roadside parking lights
104
Welcome lights and headlight courtesy delay feature
105
Automatic headlight control
105
Daytime running lights
106
Adaptive Light Control
106
High-beam Assistant
106
Fog lights
107
Instrument lighting
108
Interior lights
108
Safety
109
Vehicle features and options
109
Airbags
109
Tire Pressure Monitor TPM
112
FTM Flat Tire Monitor
116
Intelligent Safety
118
Front-end collision warning
119
Front-end collision warning with City Braking function
119
Collision warning with braking function
122
Pedestrian warning
125
Pedestrian warning with city braking function
125
Night Vision with Pedestrian and Animal Detection
127
Lane departure warning
131
Active Blind Spot Detection
133
Brake force display
135
Active Protection
135
Driving stability control systems
137
Vehicle features and options
137
Anti-lock Braking System ABS
137
Brake assistant
137
Adaptive brake assistant
137
Drive-off assistant
137
Automatic Differential Brake
137
Dynamic Performance Control DPC
137
DSC Dynamic Stability Control
138
DTC Dynamic Traction Control
139
xDrive
139
HDC Hill Descent Control
140
Active Steering
141
Active roll stabilization
141
Vertical Dynamic Control
141
Self-leveling suspension
141
Driving Dynamics Control
142
Driving comfort
145
Vehicle features and options
145
Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go function, ACC
145
Cruise control
151
PDC Park Distance Control
154
Surround View
156
Rearview camera
156
Top View
159
Side View
161
Parking assistant
163
Climate control
167
Vehicle features and options
167
Automatic climate control
167
Ventilation
170
Rear automatic climate control
171
Parked-car ventilation
173
Interior equipment
174
Vehicle features and options
174
Universal Integrated Remote Control
174
Sun visor
176
Ashtray
176
Lighter
177
Connecting electrical devices
178
USB interface for data transfer
179
Rear cooler
179
Cargo area
181
Ski and snowboard bag
182
Storage compartments
183
Vehicle features and options
183
Information
183
Storage compartments
183
Glove compartment
183
Compartments in the doors
184
Storage compartment on the center console
184
Storage compartment third row of seats
184
Center armrest
185
Glasses compartment
186
Cupholders
186
Clothes hooks
187
Things to remember when driving
192
Vehicle features and options
192
Breaking-in period
192
General driving notes
192
Driving on poor roads
195
Loading
196
Vehicle features and options
196
Information
196
Determining the load limit
196
Load
197
Stowing cargo
197
Securing cargo
197
Roof-mounted luggage rack
198
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
Information
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
221
Tire tread
222
Tire damage
223
Changing wheels and tires
223
Run-flat tires
225
Mobility System
225
Snow chains
228
Engine compartment
229
Vehicle features and options
229
Important features in the engine comp.
229
Hood
230
Engine oil
232
Vehicle features and options
232
General information
232
Electronic oil measurement
232
Adding engine oil
233
Engine oil types to add
234
Engine oil change
234
Coolant
236
Vehicle features and options
236
Information
236
Coolant level
236
Disposal
237
Maintenance
238
Vehicle features and options
238
BMW maintenance system
238
Condition Based Service CBS
238
Service and Warranty Information Booklet for US models and Warranty and Service Guide Booklet for Canadian models
238
Socket for OBD Onboard Diagnosis
239
Replacing components
240
Vehicle features and options
240
Onboard vehicle tool kit
240
Wiper blade replacement
240
Lamp and bulb replacement
241
Changing wheels
244
Vehicle battery
246
Fuses
247
Breakdown assistance
248
Vehicle features and options
248
Hazard warning flashers
248
Intelligent Emergency Request
248
Warning triangle
249
First-aid kit
249
Jump-starting
249
Tow-starting and towing
251
Care
254
Vehicle features and options
254
Car washes
254
Technical data
260
Vehicle features and options
260
Information
260
Dimensions
260
Weights
261
Capacities
262
Appendix
263

FAQ about the 2016 BMW X5 Manual

What contains the 2016 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 2016 owner's manual:

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Best practice for driving your BMW X5

Where to download the 2016 BMW X5 Owners Manual?

The BMW X5 owner manual for the 2016 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the BMW X5 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 X5 (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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