BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 General information User Manual

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BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 General information User Manual

General information

Steptronic transmission

The parking assistant calculates an optimal line for pulling out of a parking space and takes control of the following functions during the maneuver:

  1. Steering.
  2. Accelerating and braking.
  3. Changing gears.

The vehicle maneuvers automatically until the vehicle reaches a position in which the driver can drive out of the parking space without further steering movements.

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 system, it cannot independently react to all traffic situations. There is a risk of an accident. Adjust driving style to traffic conditions. Watch traffic closely and actively intervene where appropriate.

Additionally, the safety information for the PDC Park Distance Control and the Automatic Parking Assistant apply.

Additional information:

  • PDC Park Distance Control, refer to page 240.
  • Automatic Parking Assistant, refer to page 247.

Functional requirements

  1. The vehicle was parked manually and objects in front of and behind the car are detected. The distance to a detected curb is at least 6 inches/15 cm.
  2. The vehicle was parked using the parking assistant and an object is detected in front of the vehicle.
  3. The parking space is at least 2.6 ft/0.8 m longer than your vehicle.
  4. The vehicle has been parked in reverse.

Driving out of parking spaces

  1. Turn on drive readiness.
  2. Steptronic transmission:
    Press the park assistance button or shift into reverse gear when the vehicle is stationary to switch on the Automatic Parking Assistant.
  3. Tilt the Controller to the right and activate the Automatic Parking Assistant on the Control Display: “Autom. Parking”
  4. On the Control Display, confirm the required direction for driving out of the parking space if necessary.
  5. Follow the instructions on the Control Display.
    Steptronic transmission:
  6. The system takes control of the maneuver. A message will be displayed at the end of the maneuver.
  7. Make sure that the traffic situation permits driving out of the parking space and driving off as usual. The Automatic Parking Assistant has switched off automatically.

System limits

The limits of the systems of the Park Distance Control PDC and the Parking Assistant apply.

With Parking Assistant:
Reversing Assistant

Principle

The Back-up Assistant supports the driver when driving in reverse, for instance when driving out of tight or confusing parking or street situations.
The vehicle stores the driving movements of the last route. This stored route can be driven back with automated steering.

General information

The system takes control of the steering when driving in reverse along the stored route. The driver controls driving the vehicle via the accelerator pedal and brake. The Reversing Assistant uses the control elements and sensors of the PDC Park Distance Control and the Automatic Parking Assistant.

Additional information:

  • PDC Park Distance Control, refer to page 240.
  • Parking assistant, refer to page 247.

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 system, it cannot independently react to all traffic situations. There is a risk of an accident. Adjust driving style to traffic conditions. Watch traffic closely and actively intervene where appropri‐ate.

Additionally, the safety information for the PDC Park Distance Control and the Automatic Parking Assistant apply.

Additional information:

  1. PDC Park Distance Control, refer to page 240.
  2. Automatic Parking Assistant, refer to page 247.

Functional requirements

  1. Drive forward without interruption to store the route.
  2. A maximum of 165 ft/50 m will be stored.
  3. To store the route, do not exceed a driving speed of 22 mph/36 km/h.
  4. DSC Dynamic Stability Control is activated.

Driving back with automated steering

  1. Press the park assistance button or shift into reverse gear when the vehicle is stationary and the drive-ready state is switched on.
  2. Move the Controller to the right.
  3. “Back-up Assistant” The system takes over the steering.
  4. Follow the instructions on the Control Display where required.
  5. Take your hands off the steering wheel and carefully drive off with the accelerator pedal and the brake.
    When driving in reverse, pay attention to the vehicle’s surroundings, and if you encounter an obstacle, stop immediately and take over control of the vehicle. Follow the instructions on the PDC Park Distance Control.
  6. Stop no later than when normal traffic is reached and take control of the vehicle, such as by shifting to a forward gear.
    At the end of the stored route, a signal will sound and a request will be displayed, also with the instruction to take control of the vehicle.

Reference Links

View Full User Guide: BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 User Manual

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