BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Fuel gauge

Principle

The current fill level of the fuel tank is displayed.

General information

Vehicle inclination may cause the display to vary.

Additional information: Refueling.

Display

An arrow next to the fuel pump symbol indicates the vehicle side on which the fuel filler flap is located.

The current range is displayed as numerical value.

Indicator light in the instrument cluster

The yellow indicator light illuminates, once the fuel reserve is reached.

Tachometer

General information

Always avoid RPM in the red warning field. In this range, the fuel supply is reduced to protect the engine.

Activating/deactivating

1. "CAR".

2. "Settings".

3. "Displays".

4. "Instrument panel".

5. "Engine display".

6. "Tachometer".

When the setting for the driving mode view is activated, the activated tachometer is only shown in the COMFORT or SPORT driving mode.

Power gauge

Principle

The display indicates the drive power available as a percentage of its total power.

Activate/deactivate

1. "CAR".

2. "Settings".

3. "Displays".

4. "Instrument panel".

5. "Engine display".

6. "Power meter".

When the setting for the driving mode view is activated, the activated power gauge is only shown in the COMFORT driving mode.

Display

Displays

Pointer in the area of arrow 1: display of the energy recovered by coasting or when decelerating, CHARGE.

Pointer in the area of arrow 2: output in percent, POWER.

Drive power

The available drive power may be reduced due to certain factors, for instance a cold engine. Depending on the available drive power, the range for POWER is adjusted automatically.

If needed, icons in the power gauge indicate a reduction of the drive power.

Reduced drive power due to a cold drivetrain.

Reduced drive power due to an overheated drivetrain.

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