BMW 7 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 7 Series: Storage compartments

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.

Storage compartments

General information

The vehicle interior contains multiple storage compartments for stowing objects.

Safety information


Loose objects or devices with a cable connection to the vehicle, for instance mobile phones, can be thrown about the car's interior while driving, for instance in the event of an accident, braking or evasive maneuver. There is a risk of injury. Secure loose objects or devices with a cable connection to the vehicle in the car's interior.


Anti-slip pads such as anti-slip mats can damage the dashboard. There is a risk of damage to property. Do not use anti-slip pads.


     Front passenger side glove compartment

    Safety information Warning Folded open, the glove compartment protrudes in the car's interior. Objects in the glove compartment can be thrown into the car's interior while driving, for instance in the

     Rear center armrest

    General information A storage compartment is located in the center armrest between the seats. Folding down Reach into the recess and fold the center armrest forward. Opening Depending on the equipme

     Rear cup holder

    Safety information  Warning Unsuitable containers in the cup holders may damage the cup holders or be thrown about the car's interior in the event of an accident, an evasive maneuver, or forceful


     Replacing Center Muffler (N63)

    Notes WARNING: Scalding hazard! Only perform these tasks after exhaust system has cooled down. Support center silencer with special tool 31 2 220 and a suitable universal lifter. Fig. 9: Identifying Centre Silencer With Special Tool 31 2 220 Release screws (1). Tightening torque 18 20 6AZ. Only

     Replacing Complete Tail Panel

    Read contents of BODY, GENERAL. STRIP DOWN VEHICLE. NOTE: Observe new procedure for bonding and riveting (REPAIR STAGE 2). Operation is partially described on the left side. Right side identical. Following new body parts are required (refer to Electronic Parts Catalogue - EPC): Rear panel Follo

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