How do you turn off the daytime running lights on a BMW 5 Series?

Is there a way to turn off the daytime running lights on a BMW 5 Series? I can’t find a setting for them, but they’re super bright. I’d rather not have them on unless it’s totally necessary.

While daytime running lights are an important safety feature, they can be annoying at times. Whether you can turn off your daytime running lights will depend on the year of BMW 5 Series.
Older models don’t allow you to turn off the daytime running lights without the help of a BMW dealer. With a newer model, you’ll be able to turn off the daytime running lights from your iDrive system. Here’s how:
  1. Press down on the iDrive knob to reach your settings menu.
  2. Select Vehicle/Tires from the settings menu.
  3. Select Lighting.
  4. Select Daytime Running Lamps.
  5. Toggle the setting to OFF.
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Liz Jenson
Answered on Jan 10, 2022

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