BMW 5 Series Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 5 Series: Route

Concept

The route criteria can be individually adjusted.

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

Set route criteria

1. Press the button on the Controller.

2. Move the Controller to the right.

3. "Settings".

4. "Route settings".

5. Select the desired setting:

  • "Route type"
    • "Fast": time-optimized route, being a combination of the shortest possible route and the fastest roads.
    • "Short": distance-optimized route, being a combination of the shortest possible route and the fastest roads.
    • "Energy-efficient": efficient route, being a combination of the route requiring low consumption and fast roads.
  • "Dynamic routing": the dynamic destination guidance takes Real Time Traffic Information RTTI into account in the route calculation.
  • "Highways": highways are used or avoided wherever possible.
  • "Toll roads": toll roads are used or avoided wherever possible.
  • "Ferries": ferries and car trains are used or avoided wherever possible.
  • "Carpool lanes": carpool lanes are used or avoided where possible.
  • "Area to avoid": activate or deactivate areas to be avoided.

Set destination guidance

1. Press the button on the Controller.

2. Move the Controller to the right.

3. "Settings".

4. "Guidance settings".

5. Select the desired setting:

  • "Automatic guidance detail": automatic destination guidance features.
  • "Guidance detail"
    • "Detailed"
    • "Reduced"
    • "Gong"
  • "3D intersection view": selected route sections, for instance major road intersections, are shown in perspective view.
  • "Additional information": display additional information, such as tunnels.

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