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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    Controls
    The audio and video sources can be controlled using the: > Buttons near the CD/DVD player > iDrive > Buttons on the steering wheel, > Programmable memory keys, > Voice activation s ...

    Using contact data
    At a glance Contact data from appointments, tasks, text messages, emails and notes can be stored or selected. Displaying contact or selecting phone number 1. "Use contact data". 2. ...

    Head airbags
    In a lateral impact, the head airbag supports the head. ...