February 26th, 2021 by

BMW Driving Settings for Winter

Driving a BMW in winter is a very pleasurable experience. This is because BMW vehicles are built with several driving modes that can be activated for different conditions. If you are considering the purchase of a new BMW vehicle and would like to learn more about how the driving modes work for winter, then you have come to the right place at Pfaff BMW Markham. BMW vehicles are packed full of high-end technology and innovative features. When you buy a new BMW, you will be purchasing a top-of-the-line driving machine. In this article by Pfaff BMW, we share some information about some of the BMW driving settings for winter.

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Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)

Dynamic stability control gest automatically activated when you start your vehicle. This driving mode essentially acts as a safety net for your BMW. DSC is a setting that has the ability to keep your BMW in line with the laws of physics. It’s controlled, keep the car on the intended path kind of setting which is what you want the majority of the time. The DSC system will use the brakes, individually, if needed, to keep a wheel from slipping if power is overcoming the grip.

Dynamic Traction Control (DTC)

Sometimes, when driving in the snow and up a hill, you will need a little or a lot of wheel spin to help you. This is where DTC, or Dynamic Traction Control, can be your best friend. BMW describes DTC as a sub-function of DSC which allows more wheel spin. One punch on the console of the DTC button and now some wheel slip is possible.

Automatic Stability Control (ASC)

Automatic Stability Control works on the driven wheels only and uses the brakes primarily. Newer versions of the ASC system can decrease the power to the driven wheels. The system allows the vehicle to crawl out of certain situations with minimal traction.

When you purchase a new BMW vehicle, you are purchasing a piece of machinery that can get you where you need to go safely and conveniently. To learn more about BMW driving modes for winter, we encourage you to get in touch with a representative at Pfaff BMW Markham today. Additionally, at Pfaff, there’s no being handed around, no wondering if you got the best deal, and no haggling price in-person or ever. Just honest customer service that actually serves you, the customer. It’s what we like to call: the Idealership. Click here to learn about the Pfaff Difference.

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