BMW 5 Series Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 5 Series: Compartments in the doors

General information

There are storage compartments in the doors.

Safety information


Breakable objects, such as glass bottles or glasses, can break in the event of an accident or a braking or evasive maneuver. Broken glass can be scattered in the car's interior. There is a risk of injury or risk of damage to property. Do not use any breakable objects while driving.

Only stow breakable objects in closed storage compartments.

Steptronic transmission: storage compartment in the center console


Push the cover forward until it engages.

Push the cover forward until it engages.


Touch the cover on the handle bar. The cover closes.

Storage compartment in the rear center console

The back of the center console contains one or two storage compartments.

Center armrest


General information

A storage compartment is located in the center armrest between the seats.


Press the button.

Press the button.


Press cover down until it engages.


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