2018 BMW X1 Owner's Manual

2018 BMW X1 owners manual
Year:
2018
Make:
BMW
Model:
X1
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
7.03 MB

Table of Contents

- NOTES
7
Information
8
Using this Owner's Manual
8
Additional sources of information
8
Symbols and displays
9
Vehicle features and options
9
Status of the Owner's Manual
9
For Your Own Safety
10
Data memory
11
Event Data Recorder EDR
13
Vehicle identification number
14
Your BMW at a glance
18
Opening and closing
18
Seats, mirrors, and steering wheel
20
Displays and control elements
21
Driving
23
Climate control
28
Infotainment
29
Refueling
31
Cockpit
36
Vehicle features and options
36
In the vicinity of the steering wheel
36
In the vicinity of the center console
38
In the vicinity of the roofliner
39
iDrive
40
Vehicle features and options
40
Concept
40
Safety information
40
Control elements
40
Operating with the Controller
42
Operating via touchscreen
44
Touchpad
45
Split screen
46
Status information
47
Programmable memory buttons
47
Voice activation system
49
Vehicle features and options
49
Concept
49
General information
49
Requirements
49
Using the voice activation system
49
Possible commands
50
Example: opening the tone settings
50
Settings
50
Adjusting the volume
51
Information on Emergency Requests
51
Environmental conditions
51
General settings
52
Vehicle features and options
52
Language
52
Time
52
Date
53
Setting the units of measurement
53
Activating/deactivating the display of the current vehicle position
53
Activating/deactivating popup windows
53
Control Display
54
Messages
54
Data protection
55
Connections
56
Owner's Manual media
64
Vehicle features and options
64
General information
64
Printed Owner's Manual
64
Integrated Owner's Manual in the vehicle
64
BMW Driver's Guide app
65
Online Owner's Manual
66
Media components
66
Opening and closing
70
Vehicle features and options
70
Remote control
70
Integrated key
74
Buttons for the central locking system
75
Comfort Access
75
Tailgate
79
Driver profile
82
Settings
84
Alarm system
85
Power windows
87
Panoramic glass sunroof
88
Seats, mirrors, and steering wheel
91
Vehicle features and options
91
Sitting safely
91
Front seats
91
Rear seats
93
Safety belts
94
Front head restraints
96
Rear head restraints
97
Memory function
98
Mirrors
99
Steering wheel
101
Transporting children safely
102
Vehicle features and options
102
The right place for children
102
Installing child restraint systems
103
LATCH child restraint fixing system
104
Child restraint systems with tether strap
105
Locking the doors and windows in the rear
106
Driving
107
Vehicle features and options
107
Start/Stop button
107
Starting the engine
108
Engine stop
109
Auto Start/Stop function
109
Parking brake
111
Turn signal, high beams, headlight flasher
113
Washer/wiper system
113
Canada: wiper system
117
Washer fluid
120
Steptronic transmission
121
Displays
129
Vehicle features and options
129
Overview, instrument cluster
129
Check Control
130
Fuel gauge
133
Tachometer
133
Odometer and trip odometer
133
External temperature
134
Time
134
Date
134
Range
134
Current fuel consumption
135
Energy recovery
135
Service requirements
135
Gear shift indicator
136
Speed Limit Info
136
Selection lists
138
Onboard Computer
138
Sport displays
141
Speed warning
141
Head-up Display
142
Vehicle status
143
Lights
145
Vehicle features and options
145
Overview
145
Parking lights, low beams and roadside parking lights
145
Welcome lights and headlight courtesy delay feature
146
Automatic headlight control
146
Daytime running lights
147
Cornering light
147
Adaptive headlight range control
147
High-beam Assistant
147
Fog lights
148
Instrument lighting
148
Interior lights
149
Safety
150
Vehicle features and options
150
Airbags
150
Tire Pressure Monitor TPM
153
FTM Flat Tire Monitor
158
Intelligent Safety
160
Approach control warning with city light braking function
161
Person warning with City light braking function
164
Lane departure warning
167
Brake force display
169
Alertness assistant
169
PostCrash – iBrake
170
Driving stability control systems
171
Vehicle features and options
171
Anti-lock Braking System ABS
171
Brake assistant
171
Automatic Differential Brake
171
DSC Dynamic Stability Control
171
DTC Dynamic Traction Control
173
Performance Control
173
xDrive
173
HDC Hill Descent Control
173
Servotronic
175
Driving Dynamics Control
175
Drive-off assistant
176
Driving comfort
177
Vehicle features and options
177
Camera-based cruise control with Stop&Go function, ACC
177
Cruise control
183
PDC Park Distance Control
186
Rearview camera
189
Parking assistant
192
Climate control
197
Vehicle features and options
197
Interior air quality
197
Air conditioner
197
Automatic climate control
200
Ventilation
203
Parked-car ventilation
204
Interior equipment
206
Vehicle features and options
206
Integrated Universal Remote Control
206
Digital compass
208
Sun visor
210
Ashtray/cigarette lighter
210
Sockets
211
USB interface
212
Cargo area
213
Ski and snowboard bag
216
Storage compartments
217
Vehicle features and options
217
Safety information
217
Storage compartments in the car's interior
217
Storage compartment up front in the center console
217
Glove compartment
218
Compartments in the doors
218
Center armrest
218
Storage compartment in the rear center console
219
Cup holders
219
Additional storage compartments in the car's interior
220
Clothes hooks
220
Things to remember when driving
224
Vehicle features and options
224
Breaking-in period
224
Driving on poor roads
225
General driving notes
225
Driving on racetracks
227
Loading
228
Vehicle features and options
228
Safety information
228
Steps for Determining Correct Load Limit
228
Load
229
Stowing and securing cargo
229
Lashing eyes in the cargo area
229
Roof-mounted luggage rack
229
Saving fuel
231
Vehicle features and options
231
General information
231
Remove unnecessary cargo
231
Remove attached parts following use
231
Close the windows and glass sunroof
231
Tires
231
Drive away immediately
231
Look well ahead when driving
231
Avoid high engine speeds
232
Use coasting
232
Switch off the engine during longer stops
232
Switch off any functions that are not currently needed
232
Have maintenance carried out
232
Refueling
240
Vehicle features and options
240
General information
240
Safety information
240
Fuel cap
240
Follow the following when refueling
241
Fuel
242
Vehicle features and options
242
Fuel recommendation
242
Wheels and tires
244
Vehicle features and options
244
Tire inflation pressure
244
Tire identification marks
246
Tire tread
248
Tire damage
248
Changing wheels and tires
249
Run-flat tires
251
Repairing a flat tire
251
Mobility System
251
Snow chains
255
Changing wheels/tires
256
Emergency wheel
260
Engine compartment
262
Vehicle features and options
262
Overview
262
Hood
263
Engine oil
265
Vehicle features and options
265
General information
265
Safety information
265
Electronic oil measurement
265
Adding engine oil
266
Engine oil types to add
267
Engine oil change
268
Coolant
269
Vehicle features and options
269
General information
269
Safety information
269
Coolant level
269
Disposal
270
Maintenance
271
Vehicle features and options
271
BMW maintenance system
271
Condition Based Service CBS
271
Service and Warranty Information Booklet for US models and Warranty and Service Guide Booklet for Canadian models
271
Socket for OBD Onboard Diagnosis
272
Replacing components
273
Vehicle features and options
273
Onboard vehicle tool kit
273
Wiper blades
273
Light and bulb replacement
274
Vehicle battery
280
Fuses
281
Breakdown assistance
283
Vehicle features and options
283
Hazard warning flashers
283
Warning triangle
283
First-aid kit
283
Emergency Request
283
Jump-starting
284
Tow-starting and towing
286
Care
289
Vehicle features and options
289
Washing the vehicle
289
Technical data
296
Vehicle features and options
296
General information
296
Dimensions
296
Weights
297
Capacities
297
Appendix
298
Updates made after the editorial deadline
298

FAQ about the 2018 BMW X1 Manual

What contains the 2018 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 2018 owner's manual:

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that BMW X1 owners can do
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

Where to download the 2018 BMW X1 Owners Manual?

The BMW X1 owner manual for the 2018 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the BMW X1 year 2018 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2018 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The BMW X1 (2018) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2018 is available in English.

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