Cars are becoming increasingly technically advances, particularly in the driver assistance and safety department. The BMW X1 is one such vehicle and depending on your model, comes complete with the latest technology.
The BMW X1 driver assistance and safety systems make use of radar sensors, cameras and ultrasonic sensors located around the vehicle. If any of the sensors become dirty or damaged, the driver assistance system may not operate as expected. To alert you to the issue, you may receive a warning light. Systems that make use of these sensors include:
- Active Blind Spot Detection
- Automatic High Beam Assistant
- Road sign recognition
- Emergency brake Assist
- Emergency Stop Assistant
- Steering and Lane Guidance Assist
- Assisted Driving
- Cruise Control
- Distance Control
- Pedestrian Warning
- Speed limit Assist
- Lane-Change Warning & Lane-Change Assist
- Parking Assist
- Forward Collision Mitigation
- Intersection Collision Warning
Location of BMW X1 Cameras
These are the locations of the various external camera used by the BMW X1 driver assistance and safety systems.
The BMW X1 front camera is located in the radiator grille.
The camera behind the windshield is located near the interior mirror.
For the BMW X1’s top view cameras, an exterior mirror camera is located at the bottom of each exterior mirror housing.
The BMW X1 rearview camera is located in the handle at the rear of the vehicle. Keeping the camera lenses clean and clear of debris will hep to ensure the driver assistance system that use them will operate to optimal ability.
Location of BMW X1 Radars
These are the locations of the various radars used by the BMW X1 driver assistance and safety systems.
The BMW X1 front radar sensor is located in the radiator grille.
The BMW X1 front side radar sensors are located in the side of the front bumper.
The BMW X1 rear side radar sensors are located on the sides of the rear bumper.
Location of BMW X1 Ultrasonic Sensors
These are the locations of the various ultrasonic used by the BMW X1 park assistance systems.
The BMW X1 front ultrasonic sensors are located in the front bumper.
The BMW X1 rear ultrasonic sensors are located in the rear bumper.
The BMW X1 side ultrasonic sensors are located on the sides of the front and rear bumpers.
BMW X1 Warning Lights
To find out more about the BMW X1 warning lights, see BMW X1 dashboard warning lights.