2020 BMW 4 Series Owner's Manual

2020 BMW 4 Series owners manual
Year:
2020
Make:
BMW
Model:
4 Series
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
7.65 MB

Table of Contents

- NOTES
7
Information
8
Using this Owner's Manual
8
Additional sources of information
8
Symbols and displays
8
Vehicle features and options
9
Status of the Owner's Manual
9
For Your Own Safety
9
Data memory
11
Event Data Recorder EDR
14
Vehicle identification number
14
Entering
18
Opening and closing
18
Displays and control elements
20
Set-up and use
22
Seats, mirrors, and steering wheel
22
Infotainment
23
On the road
26
Driving
26
Climate control
30
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
Input and display
40
Control elements
42
Operating via the Controller
44
Operation via touchscreen
45
Touchpad
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
Adjusting
50
Setting the language
51
Adjusting the volume
51
Information for 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
Opening and closing
68
Vehicle features and options
68
Remote control
68
Integrated key
72
Button for central locking system
73
Comfort Access
73
Tailgate
76
Driver profiles
79
Adjusting
81
Alarm system
82
Power windows
84
Glass sunroof, electric
85
Seats, mirrors, and steering wheel
88
Vehicle features and options
88
Sitting safely
88
Seats
88
Safety belts
92
Front head restraints
94
Rear head restraints
95
Memory function
96
Mirrors
97
Steering wheel
99
Transporting children safely
100
Vehicle features and options
100
The right place for children
100
Installing child restraint systems
101
LATCH child restraint fixing system
102
Child restraint systems with tether strap
103
Locking the doors and windows in the rear
104
Driving
105
Vehicle features and options
105
Start/Stop button
105
Starting the engine
106
Engine stop
107
Auto Start/Stop function
107
Parking brake
110
Turn signal, high beams, headlight flasher
110
Wiper system
111
Washer fluid
114
Manual transmission
115
Steptronic transmission
116
Displays
121
Vehicle features and options
121
Overview, instrument cluster
121
Multifunctional instrument display
122
Check Control
124
Fuel gauge
128
Tachometer
128
Engine oil temperature
128
Coolant temperature
128
Odometer and trip odometer
128
External temperature
129
Time
129
Date
129
Range
129
Current consumption
130
Energy recovery
130
Service requirements
130
Gear shift indicator
131
Speed Limit Info
131
Selection lists
133
Onboard Computer
133
Sport displays
135
Speed warning
135
Head-up Display
136
Vehicle status
138
Lights
139
Vehicle features and options
139
Overview
139
Parking lights, low beams and roadside parking lights
139
Welcome lights and headlight courtesy delay feature
140
Automatic headlight control
140
Daytime running lights
141
Adaptive light functions
141
Adaptive headlight range control
141
High-beam Assistant
142
Fog lights
142
Instrument lighting
143
Interior lights
143
Safety
145
Vehicle features and options
145
Airbags
145
Tire Pressure Monitor TPM
148
Flat Tire Monitor FTM
153
Intelligent Safety
155
Approach control warning
156
Approach control warning with City light braking function
157
Approach control warning with light braking function
160
Daytime pedestrian collision mitigation
162
Lane departure warning
165
Blind spot collision warning
167
Brake force display
169
Fatigue alert
169
Driving stability control systems
171
Vehicle features and options
171
Anti-lock Braking System ABS
171
Brake assistant
171
DSC Dynamic Stability Control
171
DTC Dynamic Traction Control
172
xDrive
173
Adaptive chassis
173
Variable sport steering
173
Driving Dynamics Control
173
Drive-off assistant
176
Servotronic
176
Driving comfort
177
Vehicle features and options
177
Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go function ACC
177
Cruise control
183
PDC Park Distance Control
186
Surround View
189
Rearview camera
190
Side View
192
Top View
193
Parking assistant
196
Climate control
201
Vehicle features and options
201
Interior air quality
201
Automatic climate control
201
Automatic climate control with enhanced features
204
Ventilation
207
Parked-car ventilation
208
Interior equipment
210
Vehicle features and options
210
Integrated Universal Remote Control
210
Digital compass
213
Sun visor
215
Ashtray/Cigarette lighter
215
Sockets
216
USB interface
217
Cargo area
218
Storage compartments
220
Vehicle features and options
220
Safety information
220
Storage compartments
220
Glove compartment
220
Front storage compartment
221
Compartments in the doors
221
Center armrest
222
Storage compartment in the rear
222
Cup holders
222
Clothes hooks
223
Things to remember when driving
228
Vehicle features and options
228
Breaking-in period
228
General driving notes
229
Driving on racetracks
231
Loading
232
Vehicle features and options
232
Safety information
232
Steps for Determining Correct Load Limit
232
Load
233
Stowing and securing cargo
233
Lashing eyes in the cargo area
233
Floor net
233
Roof-mounted luggage rack
234
Saving fuel
235
Vehicle features and options
235
General information
235
Remove unnecessary cargo
235
Remove attached parts following use
235
Close the windows and glass sunroof
235
Tires
235
Drive away immediately
235
Look well ahead when driving
236
Avoid high engine speeds
236
Use coasting
236
Switch off the engine during longer stops
236
Switch off any functions that are not currently needed
236
Have maintenance carried out
236
Refueling
244
Vehicle features and options
244
General information
244
Safety information
244
Fuel cap
244
Follow the following when refueling
245
Fuel
246
Vehicle features and options
246
Fuel recommendation
246
Wheels and tires
248
Vehicle features and options
248
Tire inflation pressure
248
Tire identification marks
252
Tire tread
254
Tire damage
254
Changing wheels and tires
255
Run-flat tires
257
Repairing a flat tire
257
Mobility System
257
Snow chains
261
Changing wheels/tires
262
Engine compartment
267
Vehicle features and options
267
Overview
267
Hood
268
Engine oil
270
Vehicle features and options
270
General information
270
Safety information
270
Electronic oil measurement
270
Adding engine oil
271
Engine oil types to add
272
Engine oil change
273
Coolant
274
Vehicle features and options
274
General information
274
Safety information
274
Coolant level
274
Disposal
275
Maintenance
276
Vehicle features and options
276
BMW maintenance system
276
Condition Based Service CBS
276
Service and Warranty Information Booklet for US models and Warranty and Service Guide Booklet for Canadian models
276
Socket for OBD Onboard Diagnosis
277
Replacing components
278
Vehicle features and options
278
Vehicle tool kit
278
Wiper blades
278
Light and bulb replacement
279
Vehicle battery
279
Fuses
280
Breakdown assistance
283
Vehicle features and options
283
Hazard warning flashers
283
Warning triangle
283
First-aid kit
283
BMW Roadside Assistance
284
Emergency Request
284
Jump-starting
285
Tow-starting and towing
287
Care
291
Vehicle features and options
291
Washing the vehicle
291
Technical data
298
Vehicle features and options
298
General information
298
Dimensions
298
Weights
299
Capacities
300
Appendix
301
California Proposition 65 Warning
315

FAQ about the 2020 BMW 4 Series Manual

What contains the 2020 4 Series manual?

The BMW 4 Series owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by BMW to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the BMW 4 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 4 Series 2020 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Best practice for driving your BMW 4 Series
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that BMW 4 Series owners can do
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

Where to download the 2020 BMW 4 Series Owners Manual?

The BMW 4 Series owner manual for the 2020 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the BMW 4 Series year 2020 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2020 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The BMW 4 Series (2020) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2020 is available in English.

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