Interior

Drawing cues from the 7 Series, the 5 Series' climate-control readouts use BMW's Black Panel technology to appear out of dark panels without the brightened look of traditional electroluminescent displays. Traditional console-mounted cupholders replace the ones that flipped out of the dashboard. Get the optional navigation system, and the dash gets a massive 10.2-inch center display with PC-like 1280-by-480 pixel resolution. Without navigation, the display still sorts through various audio and setup menus, but it shrinks to a 7-inch display and 800-by-480 pixel resolution. Both setups incorporate BMW's iDrive system.

Standard features include 10-way power front seats and a power tilt/telescoping steering column. A 60/40-split folding rear seat is optional.

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    Route
    General informationDepending on your vehicle's equipment, various views of the route are available during route guidance: > Arrow display on the Control Display. > List of route segments ...

    Notes
    > Reception may not be available in some situations, such as under certain environmental or topographic conditions. The satellite radio cannot influence this. > The signal may not be availabl ...

    Display on the Control Display
    Switching on the backup camera via iDrive With Top View switched on: "Rear view camera" The backup camera image is displayed. The setting is stored for the remote control currently i ...