The concept

The iDrive combines the functions of a multitude of switches. Thus, these functions can be operated from a central location.

To avoid becoming distracted and posing Using the iDrive during a trip
To avoid becoming distracted and posing an unnecessary hazard to your vehicle's occupants and to other road users, never attempt to use the controls or enter information unless traffic and road conditions allow this.◀

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    Vehicle equipment
    All standard, country-specific and optional equipment that is offered in the model series is described in this chapter. Therefore, equipment is also described that is not available in a vehicle, ...

    Malfunctions
    Steering wheel vibration Frequent activation of the steering wheel vibration causes the system to overheat. This causes Active Blind Spot Detection to become deactivated. Let the system cool an ...

    Supplementary text messages
    Additional information on the Control Display, e.g., on the cause of a malfunction or the required action, can be called up via Check Control. The text of urgent messages is displayed automatica ...