BMW 5 Series Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 5 Series: Safety information

Warning

Loose objects or devices with a cable connection to the vehicle, for instance mobile phones, can be thrown into the car's interior while driving, for instance in the event of an accident or during braking and evasive maneuvers. There is a risk of injury. Secure loose objects or devices with a cable connection to the vehicle in the car's interior.

NOTICE

Anti-slip pads such as anti-slip mats can damage the dashboard. There is a risk of damage to property. Do not use anti-slip pads.

Storage compartments

The following storage compartments are available in the car's interior:

  • Glove compartment on the front passenger side.
  • Glove compartment on the driver's side.
  • Compartments in the doors.
  • Steptronic transmission: storage compartment in the center console.
  • Center armrest.
  • Storage compartment in the rear center console.
  • Pockets on the backrests of the front seats.

Glove compartment

Front passenger side

Safety information

Warning

Folded open, the glove compartment protrudes in the car's interior. Objects in the glove compartment can be thrown into the car's interior while driving, for instance in the event of an accident or during braking and evasive maneuvers.

There is a risk of injury. Always close the glove compartment immediately after using it.

Opening

Pull the handle.

Pull the handle.

The light in the glove compartment switches on.

Closing

Fold cover closed.

Locking

The glove compartment can be locked with an integrated key. This prevents access to the glove compartment.

After the glove compartment is locked, the vehicle key can be handed over without the integrated key, for instance when the vehicle is parked by valet parking.

Driver's side

Safety information

Warning

Folded open, the glove compartment protrudes in the car's interior. Objects in the glove compartment can be thrown into the car's interior while driving, for instance in the event of an accident or during braking and evasive maneuvers.

There is a risk of injury. Always close the glove compartment immediately after using it.

Opening

Pull the handle.

Pull the handle.

Closing

Fold cover closed.

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