BMW 3 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 3: Theme maps


The map view is optimized for a specific view, e.g. the display of the current parking space situation.

General information

Depending on the setting, the theme maps are displayed automatically. Set map.

Select theme map

1. Press the button on the Controller.

2. Move the Controller to the right.

3. "Theme map".

4. Select the desired setting:

  • "Weather map": display map with weather symbols.
  • "Gas stations map": display fuel card.

Fuel card


The fuel card makes searching for gas stations easier. The remaining range is calculated, and if needed, gas stations along the route are displayed.

Depending on the national-market version, online information, e.g. fuel prices, is available for gas stations. Activate/deactivate online information.

Functions in the fuel card

1. Press the button on the Controller.

2. Move the Controller to the right.

3. "Theme map".

4. "Gas stations map".

5. Move the Controller to the right.

6. Select the desired setting:

  • "Suggested station": display fueling recommendations.

    If fueling recommendations are not available for the active destination guidance or a destination guidance was not started, a search for gas stations in the surrounding area is carried out.

  • "Place to stop": for the active destination guidance, a Points of Interest search can be used to plan possible stops along the route for refueling.
  • "Info about stations": displaying additional information, e.g., fuel prices.


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