Safety Features

See the list of 2001 BMW 5 Series safety features that comes standard for the available trims / styles.

525i Sedan Manual

  • Daytime running lights
  • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag system w/dual-threshold/stage deployment system
  • Front door-mounted side-impact airbags
  • 3-point seatbelts w/front automatic height adjusters, front tensioners, front force limiters
  • Automatic locking device for child seat
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Front seat side impact tube-deployed head protection system (HPS)
  • All-season traction control w/Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
  • Crash sensor deployed hazard/interior lights, door unlocking
  • Automatic fuel cut-off (triggered by airbag deployment)
  • Side impact interlocking door anchoring system

525iA Sedan Automatic

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag system w/dual-threshold/stage deployment system
  • Front door-mounted side-impact airbags
  • 3-point seatbelts w/front automatic height adjusters, front tensioners, front force limiters
  • Automatic locking device for child seat
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Front seat side impact tube-deployed head protection system (HPS)
  • All-season traction control w/Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
  • Crash sensor deployed hazard/interior lights, door unlocking
  • Automatic fuel cut-off (triggered by airbag deployment)
  • Side impact interlocking door anchoring system
  • Daytime running lights

530i Sedan Manual

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag system w/dual-threshold/stage deployment system
  • Front door-mounted side-impact airbags
  • 3-point seatbelts w/front automatic height adjusters, front tensioners, front force limiters
  • Automatic locking device for child seat
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Front seat side impact tube-deployed head protection system (HPS)
  • All-season traction control w/Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
  • Crash sensor deployed hazard/interior lights, door unlocking
  • Automatic fuel cut-off (triggered by airbag deployment)
  • Side impact interlocking door anchoring system
  • Daytime running lights

530iA Sedan Automatic

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag system w/dual-threshold/stage deployment system
  • Front door-mounted side-impact airbags
  • 3-point seatbelts w/front automatic height adjusters, front tensioners, front force limiters
  • Automatic locking device for child seat
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Front seat side impact tube-deployed head protection system (HPS)
  • All-season traction control w/Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
  • Crash sensor deployed hazard/interior lights, door unlocking
  • Automatic fuel cut-off (triggered by airbag deployment)
  • Side impact interlocking door anchoring system
  • Daytime running lights

540iA Sedan Automatic

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag system w/dual-threshold/stage deployment system
  • Front door-mounted side-impact airbags
  • 3-point seatbelts w/front automatic height adjusters, front tensioners, front force limiters
  • Automatic locking device for child seat
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Front seat side impact tube-deployed head protection system (HPS)
  • All-season traction control w/Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
  • Crash sensor deployed hazard/interior lights, door unlocking
  • Automatic fuel cut-off (triggered by airbag deployment)
  • Side impact interlocking door anchoring system
  • Daytime running lights

540i Sedan Manual

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag system w/dual-threshold/stage deployment system
  • Front door-mounted side-impact airbags
  • 3-point seatbelts w/front automatic height adjusters, front tensioners, front force limiters
  • Automatic locking device for child seat
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Front seat side impact tube-deployed head protection system (HPS)
  • All-season traction control w/Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
  • Crash sensor deployed hazard/interior lights, door unlocking
  • Automatic fuel cut-off (triggered by airbag deployment)
  • Side impact interlocking door anchoring system
  • Daytime running lights

M5 M5 Sedan

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag system w/dual-threshold/stage deployment system
  • Front door-mounted side-impact airbags
  • Rear side-impact airbags
  • 3-point seatbelts w/front automatic height adjusters, front tensioners, front force limiters
  • Automatic locking device for child seat
  • Front/rear seat side impact tube-deployed head protection system (HPS)
  • All-season traction control w/Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
  • Crash sensor deployed hazard/interior lights, door unlocking
  • Automatic fuel cut-off (triggered by airbag deployment)
  • Side impact interlocking door anchoring system
  • Daytime running lights

525iT Sport Wagon Manual

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag system w/dual-threshold/stage deployment system
  • Front door-mounted side-impact airbags
  • 3-point seatbelts w/front automatic height adjusters, front tensioners, front force limiters
  • Automatic locking device for child seat
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Front seat side impact tube-deployed head protection system (HPS)
  • All-season traction control w/Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
  • Crash sensor deployed hazard/interior lights, door unlocking
  • Automatic fuel cut-off (triggered by airbag deployment)
  • Side impact interlocking door anchoring system
  • Daytime running lights

525iAT Sport Wagon Automatic

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag system w/dual-threshold/stage deployment system
  • Front door-mounted side-impact airbags
  • 3-point seatbelts w/front automatic height adjusters, front tensioners, front force limiters
  • Automatic locking device for child seat
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Front seat side impact tube-deployed head protection system (HPS)
  • All-season traction control w/Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
  • Crash sensor deployed hazard/interior lights, door unlocking
  • Automatic fuel cut-off (triggered by airbag deployment)
  • Side impact interlocking door anchoring system
  • Daytime running lights

540iAT Sport Wagon Automatic

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag system w/dual-threshold/stage deployment system
  • Front door-mounted side-impact airbags
  • 3-point seatbelts w/front automatic height adjusters, front tensioners, front force limiters
  • Automatic locking device for child seat
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Front seat side impact tube-deployed head protection system (HPS)
  • All-season traction control w/Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
  • Crash sensor deployed hazard/interior lights, door unlocking
  • Automatic fuel cut-off (triggered by airbag deployment)
  • Side impact interlocking door anchoring system
  • Daytime running lights