BMW 5 Series Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 5 Series: Route


During destination guidance, more detailed information about the current route can be displayed and the route can be adjusted.

General information

Depending on the equipment, different views of the route are available during destination guidance:

  • List of route sections.
  • Map view.
  • Destination guidance notes on the map.
  • Route preview on the split screen.
  • Route preview In the instrument cluster.
  • Depending on how the vehicle is equipped, route preview in the Head-up Display.

Route criteria

General information

The route calculated can be influenced by selecting certain criteria. The recommended route may differ from the route you would take based on personal experience.

Standard settings for route criteria

The route criteria can be individually adjusted.

The settings are stored as standard and automatically applied to new destination guidances.

Setting route criteria.


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