BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 ECO PRO User Manual


BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 ECO PRO User Manual


ECO PRO supports a driving style that saves on consumption. For this purpose, the engine control and comfort features, for instance the climate control output, are adjusted.

Steptronic transmission:
under certain conditions, the engine is automatically decoupled from the transmission in the D selector lever position. The vehicle continues traveling with the engine idling to reduce consumption. The D selector lever position remains engaged. In addition, context-sensitive information, ECO PRO tips, are displayed to assist with an efficient driving style.
The achieved extended range is displayed in the instrument cluster as bonus range.

General information
The system includes the following Efficient Dynamics functions and Efficient  Dynamics displays:

  1. ECO PRO bonus range.
  2. ECO PRO seat climate control.
  3. ECO PRO climate control.
  4. ECO PRO light and sight.
  5. ECO PRO Limit.
  6. Coasting driving condition.
  7. Driving style analysis.

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Activating ECO PRO

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 ECO PRO User Manual 02Press the button. ECO PRO is displayed in the instrument cluster.


Via the Driving Dynamics Control

  1. Activate ECO PRO.
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Via iDrive

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “Driving mode”
  5. Select the desired setting.

ECO PRO limits speed

  • “ECO PRO speed”: activate ECO PRO speed.
    An ECO PRO tip is displayed if the speed of the set ECO PRO limit is exceeded.
  • “Notification at:”
    Set the desired speed for the ECO PRO speed.

Activating/deactivating ECO PRO functions
The following ECO PRO functions can be activated/deactivated:

  • “Coasting”
    “ECO PRO seat heating”
    “ECO PRO climate control”
    “ECO PRO light and sight”

Efficiency can be optimized by disengaging or switching off the engine and coasting with the engine idling.

ECO PRO seat climate control
The activation of ECO PRO will reduce the output of the seat heating.

ECO PRO climate control
Climate control is set to be efficient.
This means it is possible to deviate slightly from the set temperature or to heat or cool down the car’s interior more slowly, to economize on consumption.

ECO PRO light and sight
The output of exterior mirror heating and rear window defroster is reduced.

Resetting the settings
Reset ECO PRO INDIVIDUAL to the standard settings:

Displays in the instrument cluster

General information
When ECO PRO driving mode is activated, the display switches to a special configuration.

ECO PRO bonus range

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A modified driving style helps you extend your driving distance.
The range extension can be displayed as the bonus range in the instrument cluster.
The efficiency display includes the bonus range.
If the bonus range appears in gray, the current driving style is inefficient.
The display turns blue as soon as all conditions for efficient driving are met.
The intervals for resetting the bonus range depend on the settings of the trip data.

Consumption display

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A pointer in the consumption display informs about the current driving style:

  • The current consumption in relation to the average consumption is displayed.
    Pointer in the area of arrow 1: display of the energy recovered by coasting or when braking.
    Pointer in the area of arrow 2: display when accelerating.

If the acceleration is inefficient, the area between the average consumption and the current consumption is colored red.

In addition, the following information is displayed, depending on the situation:

  • Depending on the equipment: the total distance driven while coasting.
    The total time that the engine has been switched off during automatic engine stops.
    A gear shift indicator recommends the use of a more efficient gear.
  • Indications on the Control Display

  • General information
    Information about the current effectiveness of the ECO PRO functions can be displayed as energy flow.
    Displaying energy flow information
  1. “CAR”
  2. “Driving information”
  3. “Energy flow”
    The following functions are displayed:

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