Engine and differential

Always obey the official speed limit.

Up to 1,200 miles/2,000 km

Do not exceed the maximum engine and road speed:

▷ For gasoline engine, 4,500 rpm and 100 mph/160 km/h.

Avoid full-throttle operation and use of the transmission's kickdown mode for the initial miles.

From 1,200 miles/2,000 km

The engine and vehicle speed can gradually be increased.

    See also:

    Fuel quality
    Refuel with unleaded fuel only Do not use leaded fuel as this would permanently damage the catalytic converter. Do not refuel with ethanol Do not refuel with E85, i.e., fuel with an ethanol c ...

    Tow fitting
    Tow fitting The screw-in tow fitting should always be carried in the vehicle. It can be screwed in at the front or rear of the BMW. It is in the onboard vehicle tool kit located in a storage ...

    Engine oil temperature
    Cold engine: the pointer is at the low temperature end. Drive at moderate engine and vehicle speeds. Normal operating temperature: the pointer is in the middle or in the left hal ...