BMW 7 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 7 Series: Sitting safely

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.

Sitting safely

An ideal seating position that meets the needs of the occupants can make a vital contribution to relaxed, fatigue-free driving.

In the event of an accident, the correct seating position plays an important role. Follow the information in the following chapters.

Additional information:

  • Seats
  • Safety belts
  • Head restraints
  • Airbags

Front seats

General information

The seat adjustment for the driver's seat is stored for the driver profile currently used. When a driver profile is selected, the stored position is called up automatically.

The current seat position can be stored using the memory function.

Safety information

Warning


Seat adjustments while driving can lead to unexpected movements of the seat. Vehicle control could be lost. There is a risk of accident.

Only adjust the seat on the driver's side when the vehicle is stationary.

Warning


With a backrest inclined too far to the rear, the efficacy of the safety belt can no longer be ensured.

There is a risk of sliding under the safety belt in an accident. There is a risk of injuries or danger to life. Adjust the seat prior to starting the trip. Adjust the backrest so that it is in the most upright position as possible and do not adjust again while driving.

Warning


There is a risk of jamming when moving the seats. There is a risk of injury or risk of damage to property. Make sure that the area of movement of the seat is clear prior to any adjustment.

Overview

Overview


  1. Thigh support
  2. Forward/backward, height, seat tilt
  3. Upper backrest
  4. Backrest width
  5. Lumbar support
  6. Backrest tilt, head restraint

Forward/backward

Forward/backward


Push switch forward or backward.

Height

Height


Push switch up or down

Seat tilt

Seat tilt


Move switch up or down.

Backrest tilt

Backrest tilt


Move switch forward or backward.

Thigh support

Thigh support


Push switch forward or backward.

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