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BMW X5: With Parking Assistant: Parking Assistant

BMW X5 (G05) 2019-2022 Owners Manual / Controls / Driver assistance systems / With Parking Assistant: Parking Assistant


Driver assistance systems

The Automatic Parking Assistant supports the driver in the following situations:

General information


Automatic Parking Assistant handling is divided into three steps:

System status and instructions on required actions are displayed on the Control Display.

Ultrasound sensors measure parking spaces on both sides of the vehicle.

Steptronic transmission

The Automatic Parking Assistant calculates the best possible parking line and takes control of the following functions during the parking operation:

The parking operation is automatic.

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.


If the trailer hitch is used, the driver assistance system can cause damage due to covered sensors.

There may be a risk of accident or risk of damage to property. The driver assistance system should not be used during trailer towing or if the trailer hitch is used, for instance bicycle rack.


The system can steer the vehicle over or onto curbs. There is a risk of damage to property, among other potential damage. Watch traffic closely and actively intervene where appropriate.

The safety information of the PDC Park Distance Control apply in addition.

Additional information: PDC Park Distance Control.


Button in the vehicle

Driver assistance systems

Park assistance button


The system is controlled by the following sensors:

Additional information: Sensors of the vehicle.

Functional requirements

For the measurement od parking spaces

Suitable parking space

General information:

Parallel parking to the road:

Perpendicular parking:

For the parking operation

Switching on with the button

Press the park assistance button.

The LED lights up.

The current status of the parking space search is indicated on the Control Display.

Automatic Parking Assistant is activated automatically.

Switching on with reverse gear

1. Shift into reverse.

The current status of the parking space search is indicated on the Control Display.

2. If necessary, activate: "Autom. Parking"

Switching on via iDrive

Display of the rearview camera or PDC view must be active.

1. Move the Controller to the right.

2. Activate the parking assistant on the Control Display: "Autom. Parking"


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