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BMW X5: Depending on the equipment version: lane change with active guidance

BMW X5 (G05) 2019-2023 Owners Manual / Controls / Driver assistance systems / Depending on the equipment version: lane change with active guidance


The system assists the driver when lane changes are necessary to reach a navigation destination.

General information

The system uses the sensors of the steering and lane control assistant.

Safety information


The system cannot serve as a substitute for the driver's personal judgment in assessing the traffic situation. Based on the limits of the system, it cannot independently react to all traffic situations. There is a risk of accident. Adjust driving style to traffic conditions. Watch traffic closely and actively intervene where appropriate.

Additionally, the notices for the Active Cruise Control and the Steering and Lane Control Assistant apply.

Additional information:

Functional requirements

Changing lanes

1. One or more lane changes are required to reach a navigation destination.

The system prepares for this lane change.

For this purpose, the system determines a suitable opening in the traffic flow on the next lane.

2. When a gap is detected, the speed is adapted so that the vehicle remains at the level of the opening.

3. A Check Control message indicates a lane change suggestion.

When Steering Assistant is active, a steering intervention in the direction of the relevant lane may occur.

4. When the traffic situation permits a lane change, the driver can steer the vehicle into the next lane.

When equipped with Automatic Lane Change Assistant: after the Check Control message has been displayed, the Automatic Lane Change Assistant can be started by operating the turn signal.

Display in the instrument cluster

The suggestion for the lane change is displayed and a green checkmark indicates the active function.

Depending on the equipment and national-market version, the traffic situation is displayed in the Assisted Driving View of the instrument cluster.

Additional information: Assisted Driving View.

Turn on adaptation to the course of the route

1. "CAR".

2. "Settings".

3. "Driver Assistance".

4. If necessary, "Driving".

5. "Speed Limit Assistance".

6. "Adjust to route" or "Automatically adjust speed to route".

System limits

The limits of the Active Cruise Control and Steering and Lane Control Assistant systems apply.

Parking assistance systems


The parking assistance systems support the driver in parking and maneuvering.

General information

The parking assistance systems comprise the following individual systems.

Additional information:


 PDC Park Distance Control

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 Depending on equipment version: emergency brake function, Active PDC

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 With Parking Assistant: side parking aid

Principle The side protection warns of obstacles on the side of the vehicle. General information The system uses the ultrasonic sensors of the Park Distance Control PDC and the Parking Assistant. Safe


 Axle Mounting

REMOVING AND INSTALLING/REPLACING FRONT COMPRESSION STRUT IMPORTANT: Observe safety when raising the vehicle. Driving without compression struts is not permitted! Necessary preliminary tasks: Remove underbody panelling (rear section). Release screws (1). Release screw (3). Tightening torque.

 Removing And Installing/Replacing Mechanism For Floating Roofliner

Necessary preliminary tasks: Remove glass slide/tilt sunroof. Remove slider set for floating roofliner. Remove rear crossmember. Unclip end stops (1) on left and right from guide channel. Fig. 22: Uncoupling End Stops Unclip floating roofliner cover plate (1) from slider for front sun shield.

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