BMW 5 Series: Closing the trunk lid
Drive with the trunk lid closed
Only drive with the tailgate closed; otherwise, in the event of an accident or braking or evasive maneuvers, passengers or other road users may be injured or the vehicle may be damaged.
In addition, exhaust fumes may enter the passenger compartment.◀
If driving with the tailgate open cannot be avoided:
▷ Close all windows and the glass sunroof.
▷ Greatly increase the blower speed.
▷ Drive moderately.
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Suggested up-shift speeds
The following are suggested vehicle speeds for shifting into a higher gear.