Front head restraints

Correctly adjusted head restraint

A correctly adjusted head restraint reduces the risk of injury to cervical vertebrae in the event of an accident.

Correctly adjust the head restraints of all Adjusting the head restraint

Correctly adjust the head restraints of all occupied seats; otherwise, there is an increased risk of injury in an accident.

Height

Adjust the head restraint so that its center is approximately at ear level.

Distance

Adjust the distance so that the head restraint is as close as possible to the back of the head.

Active head restraint

In the event of a rear-end collision with a certain severity, the active head restraint automatically reduces the distance from the head.

Reduced protective function

  • Do not use seat or head restraint covers.
  • Do not hang objects, e.g., clothes hangers, on the head restraints.
  • Only attach accessories approved by BMW to the seat or head restraint.

Otherwise, the protective function of the active head restraint will be impaired and the personal safety of the occupants will be endangered.

Adjusting the height

Adjusting electrically.

Adjusting electrically.

Distance to back of head: manual head restraints

  • Forward: pull.
  • Back: press the button and push the head restraint toward the rear.

Distance to the back of the head: power* head restraints

The head restraint is automatically repositioned when the shoulder support is adjusted.

Adjusting the side extensions

Fold forward for increased lateral support in the

Fold forward for increased lateral support in the resting position.

Removing

The head restraints cannot be removed.

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