BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Displays, control elements

In the vicinity of the steering wheel

Entering

  1. Light switch element
  2. Turn signal indicator, high beams
  3. Instrument cluster
  4. Wipers

Indicator/warning lights

The indicator/warning lights can light up in a variety of combinations and colors.

Several of the lights are checked for proper functioning and light up temporarily when drive-ready state is turned on.

Driver's door

Entering

  1. Safety switch
  2. Power windows
  3. Central locking system
  4. Exterior mirrors
  5. Seats, comfort features
  6. Opening/closing the tailgate

Switch console

Entering

  1. Selector lever
  2. Controller
  3. Parking brake, Automatic Hold
  4. Driving Dynamics Control
  5. Start/Stop button
  6. Assistance systems

iDrive

Principle

iDrive is the operating concept of the infotainment system and includes a large number of functions.

Buttons on the Controller

Go to the main menu.

Go to Apps menu.

Go to the Media/Radio menu.

Go to the Communication menu.

Go to navigation map.

Go to destination input menu for navigation.

Go to the previous display.

Go to the Options menu.

Voice control

Activating the voice control system

Press the button on the steering wheel.

Say the command.

Ending voice control

Press the button on the steering wheel or ›Cancel‹.

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