BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Cruise control User Manual

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BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Cruise control User Manual

Cruise control

Principle

With the Cruise Control, a set speed can be adjusted using the buttons on the steering wheel. The system maintains the set speed. The sys‐tem accelerates and brakes automatically as needed.

General information

The system can be activated starting at 20 mph/30 km/h.

Depending on the vehicle setting, the cruise control settings may change under certain conditions. For instance, acceleration can change de‐pending on the driving mode.

Safety information

Warning
The system cannot serve as a substitute for the driver’s personal judgment in assessing the traffic situation. Based on the limits of the sys‐tem, it cannot independently react to all traffic situations. There is a risk of accident. Adjust driving style to traffic conditions. Watch traffic closely and actively intervene where appropriate.

Warning
The use of the system can lead to an increased risk of accidents in the following situations, for instance:
On winding roads.

In heavy traffic
On slippery roads, in fog, snow, or wet conditions, or on a loose road surface. There may be a risk of accident or risk of dam‐age to property. Only use the system if driving at constant speed is possible.

Warning
The set speed can be incorrectly adjusted or called up by mistake. There is a risk of accident. Adjust the set speed to the traffic conditions. Watch traffic closely and actively intervene where appropriate.

Overview

Buttons on the steering wheelBMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Cruise control User Manual 01

Switching cruise control on and off

Turning on

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Pedestrian Warning with City Collision Mitigation User 02Depending on the equipment version, press the relevant button on the steering wheel. The indicator lights in the instrument cluster light up and the marking on the speedometer is set to the current speed. Cruise control is active. The current speed is maintained and stored as set speed.
DSC Dynamic Stability Control is switched on, if necessary.

Turning off

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Cruise control User Manual 02Depending on the equipment version, press the relevant button on the steering wheel.

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Cruise control User Manual 03.The displays turn off. The stored set speed is deleted.

Pausing cruise control

Interrupting manually

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Cruise control User Manual 04When active, press the button.

Interrupting automatically

The system is automatically interrupted in the following situations, for example:

  1. When braking manually.
  2. Steptronic transmission: gear lever position D is disengaged.
  3. Dynamic Traction Control DTC is activated or DSC Dynamic Stability Control is deactivated.
  4. The Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) adjusts.

Setting the speed

Maintaining and storing the speedBMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Cruise control User Manual 05

Press the rocker switch up or down once while the system is interrupted. When the system is switched on, the current speed is maintained and stored as the set speed. The stored speed is displayed on the speedometer. DSC Dynamic Stability Control is switched on, if necessary. The speed can also be stored by pressing a button.

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Cruise control User Manual 06Press the button.

Changing the speedBMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Cruise control User Manual 07

  • Press the rocker switch up or down repeatedly until the desired speed is set. If active, the displayed speed is stored and the vehicle reaches the stored speed when the road is clear.
  •  Each time the rocker switch is tapped to the resistance point, the set speed increases or decreases by 1 mph/1 km/h.
  •  Each time the rocker switch is pressed past the resistance point, the desired speed changes by a maximum of 5 mph/10 km/h. The maximum speed that can be set de‐pends on the vehicle.
  • Pressing the rocker switch to the resistance point and holding it: vehicle accelerates or decelerates without pressure on the accelerator pedal.
  • After the rocker switch is released, the vehicle maintains its final speed. Pressing the switch beyond the resistance point causes the vehicle to accelerate more rapidly.

Continuing cruise control
An interrupted cruise control can be continued by calling up the stored speed. Make sure that the difference between current speed and stored speed is not too large before calling up the stored speed. Otherwise, unintentional deceleration or acceleration may occur.

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Cruise control User Manual 08Press the button with the system interruption.

  • Cruise control is continued with the stored values.
  • In the following cases, the stored speed value is
  • deleted and cannot be called up again:
  •  When the system is switched off.
  •  When drive-ready state is switched off.

Display in the speedometer

Depending on the equipment, a mark in the speedometer displays the status of the system.BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Cruise control User Manual 09

  • Green marking: the system is active, the marking indicates the desired speed.
  • Grey marking: the system is interrupted, the marking indicates the stored speed.
  • No marking: the system is switched off.

Reference Links

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