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BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Laser high beams User Manual


BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Laser high beams User Manual

Laser high beams

The headlight range of the high beams is increased and provides better illumination of the road.

General information
When the high beams are switched-on, starting with a speed of approx. 37 mph/60 km/h, the laser high beams in the headlight are automatically switched on in addition to the LED high beams.

Depending on the country variant, further information can be obtained from the laser label on the headlight.

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The label is in the headlight and is visible from the outside.

Fog lights

Front fog lights

The front fog lights work alongside the low beams to illuminate a wider area of the roadway.

Functional requirement

  • Low beams are switched on.
  • Front fog light on/offLaser high beams 08Press the button.Laser high beams 07
  • The green indicator light in the instrument cluster lights up if the front fog lights are switched on.
  • If the automatic headlight control is activated, the low beams will come on automatically when you switch on the front fog lights.
    When the high beams or headlight flasher are activated, the front fog lights are not switched on.
  • Instrument lighting

  • Functional requirement

  • The parking lights or low beams must be switched on to set the brightness.
  • Setting the brightness

  • Laser high beams 06Adjust the brightness with the thumbwheel.

Interior lighting

General information
Depending on the equipment version, interior lights, footwell lights, entry lights, ambient lighting, and speaker lighting are automatically controlled.

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Buttons in the vehicle

Laser high beams 03Interior lights

Laser high beams 04Reading lights

Turning interior lights on/off

Laser high beams 03Press the button.

To switch off permanently: press the button and hold for approx. 3 seconds.
The interior lights in the rear of the vehicle can be switched on and off independently. The but‐ton is located in the rear headliner.

Turning reading lights on/offLaser high beams 04Press the button.

Depending on the vehicle equipment, the reading lights are located next to the interior lights in the front and rear.

Ambient light

General information
Depending on the equipment version, lighting can be adjusted for some lights in the car’s interior.

Activating/deactivating ambient light

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “Interior lighting”
  4. “Ambient lighting”

Turning ambient light on/off
The ambient light is switched on when the vehicle is unlocked, and switched off when the vehicle is locked.
If the ambient light was deactivated via iDrive, it will not be switched on when the vehicle is unlocked.

Selecting the color

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “Interior lighting”
  4. “Color”
  5. Select the desired setting.

Setting the brightness

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “Interior lighting”
  4. “Brightness”
  5. Select the desired setting.

Dynamic light

Individual actions, for example incoming calls or opened doors, are indicated by light effects.

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “Interior lighting”
  4. “Dynamic light”
  5. Select the desired setting.

Dimmed while driving
Some lights of the interior lighting are dimmed when the vehicle is driven in the dark.

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “Interior lighting”
  4. “Dimmed for night driving”


Vehicle features and options

This chapter describes all standard, country-specific and optional features offered with the series. It also describes features and functions that are not necessarily available in your vehicle, e.g., due to the selected options or country versions. This also applies to safety-related functions and systems. When using these functions and systems, the applicable laws and regulations must be observed.

  1. Front airbag, driver
  2. Front airbag, front passenger
  3. Head airbag
    Front airbags
    Front airbags help protect the driver and the front passenger by responding to frontal impacts in which safety belts alone would not provide ad‐equate protection.
  4. Side airbag
  5. Knee airbag

Side airbag
In the event of a side collision, the side airbag protects the side of the body in the chest and lap area.

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