BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Fuel gauge User Manual

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BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Fuel gauge User Manual

Fuel gauge

Principle
The current fill level of the fuel tank is displayed.

General information
Vehicle inclination may cause the display to vary. Additional information:
Refueling, refer to page 314.

Display
Instrument cluster with enhanced features:BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Fuel gauge User Manual1An arrow next to the fuel pump symbol indicates the vehicle side on which the fuel filler flap is located.

The current range is displayed as numerical value.
Instrument cluster without enhanced features:BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Fuel gauge User Manual2An arrow next to the fuel pump symbol indicates the vehicle side on which the fuel filler flap is located.

Indicator light in the instrument cluster

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Fuel gauge User Manual3The yellow indicator light illuminates, once the fuel reserve is reached.

Tachometer

General information
Always avoid RPM in the red warning field. In this range, the fuel supply is reduced to protect the engine.
Instrument cluster with enhanced features: Activating/deactivating

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3.  “Displays”
  4. “Instrument panel”
  5. “Engine display”
  6. “Tachometer”
  7. When the setting for the driving mode view is activated, the activated tachometer is only shown in the COMFORT or SPORT driving mode.

Instrument cluster with extended features: Power gauge

Principle
The display indicates the drive power available as a percentage of its total power.
Activate/deactivate

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3.  “Displays”
  4.  “Instrument panel”
  5. “Engine display”
  6. “Power meter”

When the setting for the driving mode view is activated, the activated power gauge is only shown in the COMFORT driving mode.

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Pointer in the area of arrow 1: display of the energy recovered by coasting or when decelerating, CHARGE.
Pointer in the area of arrow 2: output in percent, POWER.

Drive power
The available drive power may be reduced due to certain factors, for instance a cold engine. Depending on the available drive power, the range for POWER is adjusted automatically.

If needed, icons in the power gauge indicate a reduction of the drive power.BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Fuel gauge User Manual6

Shift lights

Principle
The Shift lights in the instrument cluster indicate the maximum shift point at which the best possible acceleration can be achieved.

General information
Depending on the equipment and national-market version, the Shift lights are active in the M manual mode of the Steptronic Sport transmission and with manual transmission.

Functional requirement
Depending on the equipment, either driving program SPORT or SPORT PLUS is activated.

Head-up display is switched off or the display of the Shift lights in the Head-up display is deactivated.

Turning on turning off

Steptronic Sport transmission:

  1. If applicable, select SPORT or SPORT PLUS driving mode.
    Press Driving Dynamics Control.
  2. Activate the M manual mode of the transmission.

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Full Black Panel Display.BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Fuel gauge User Manual6 08

Instrument cluster without enhanced features.

Information about the driving style

  •  Current engine speed is displayed in the tachometer.
  • Arrow 1: successive yellow illuminated fields  indicate an increase in the speed.
  • Arrow 2: successive orange illuminated fields indicate the upcoming shift moment.
  • Arrow 3: the field lights up red. Do not wait any further to shift.

When the maximum speed is reached, the entire display flashes red and the fuel supply is interrupted in order to protect the engine.

Standby state and drive-ready state

Instrument cluster with enhanced features:BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Fuel gauge User Manual6 09The lettering OFF in the instrument cluster indicates that drive-ready state is switched off and standby state is switched on.
BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Fuel gauge User Manual8The letters READY in the instrument cluster indicate that the drive readiness is turned on and the Auto Start/Stop function is ready to start the engine automatically.

Instrument cluster without enhanced features:BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Fuel gauge User Manual5The letters OFF in the tachometer indicate that drive-ready state is switched off and standby state is switched on.

The letters READY in the instrument cluster indicate that the drive readiness is turned on and the Auto Start/Stop function is ready to start the engine automatically.

Additional information:
Operating state of the vehicle, refer to page 41.

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Reference Links

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