BMW X3 Owners Manual: Coasting

The concept The system helps to conserve fuel.

To do this, under certain conditions the engine is automatically decoupled from the transmission when selector lever position D is set. The vehicle continues traveling with the engine idling to reduce fuel consumption. Selector lever position D remains engaged.

This driving condition is referred to as coasting.

As soon as you step on the brake or accelerator pedal, the engine is automatically coupled again.

Hints Coasting is a component of the ECO PRO, driving mode.

Coasting is automatically activated when ECO PRO mode is called via the Driving Dynamics Control.

The function is available in a certain speed range.

A proactively driving style helps the driver to use the function as often as possible and supports the fuel-conserving effect of coasting.

Safety mode The function is not available under one of the following conditions.

  • DSC OFF or TRACTION activated.
  • Driving in the dynamic limit range and on steep uphill or downhill grades.
  • Battery charge status temporarily too low or vehicle electrical system drawing excessive current.
  • Cruise control activated.

Functional requirements In ECO PRO mode, this function is available in a speed range from approximately 30 mph, approx.

50 km/h to 100 mph, approx. 160 km/h, if the following conditions are met:

  • Accelerator pedal and brake pedal are not operated.
  • The selector lever is in selector lever position D.
  • Engine and transmission are at operating temperature.

The driving status Coast can be influenced with the shift paddles.

    Indications on the Control Display
    Efficient Dynamics Information on fuel consumption and technology can be displayed while driving. 1. "Vehicle info" 2. "Efficient D ...

    Display in the instrument cluster The mark in the efficiency display is backlit in blue and is located at the zero point. The tachometer approx ...

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