Audi Q3 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi Q3: Driver intervention request

Applies to: vehicles with adaptive cruise assist

Driver assistance
Fig. 105 Instrument cluster: request for driver intervention

The request for driver intervention instructs you to resume manual control of the vehicle if the adaptive cruise assist braking function is not able to maintain a sufficient distance to the vehicle ahead. The system will warn you of the hazard with the indicator light and the message Distance! An audio signal will also sound The display 1 only appears when the Driver assistance display is open in the trip computer.


Observe the safety precautions and note the limits of the assist systems, sensors, and cameras.

Adjusting the adaptive cruise assist

Applies to: vehicles with adaptive cruise assist

You can adjust the adaptive cruise assist to your own preferences. The settings depend on the vehicle equipment.

  • Applies to: MMI: Select on the home screen: VEHICLE > Driver assistance > Adaptive cruise assist.

Possible settings:

Lane guidance1) - You can set if lane guidance should be on or off when adaptive cruise assist control is active.

1) The setting can only be accessed when lane departure warning is switched on.

Applies to: vehicles without Audi drive select

Driving program - Depending on the selected driving program and distance, the vehicle handling will be adjusted from Sport to Comfort.

Applies to: vehicles with Audi drive select

Vehicle handling will be adjusted based on the selected Audi drive select mode.

Store last distance - The last distance that was set will be stored after the ignition is switched off. If the distance is not stored, distance (time distance of approximately 1.8 seconds) is automatically preset every time the ignition is switched on.

Predictive control > Set speed limit - adaptation to speed limits can be switched On or Off. Regulation With tolerance can also be selected, if desired.

In this scenario, you may fall below or exceed the set speed in favor of increased efficiency.

Predictive control > Adjustment to curves along route - regulation based on the road ahead can be switched Off or set from Slow to Fast based on your preference. The setting influences vehicle handling with predictive control, for example the speed for driving through curves.


Applies to: vehicles with adaptive cruise assist

If or displayed when there is a malfunction, the adaptive cruise assist functions may be unavailable or limited.

A message that indicates the cause and possible solution may appear with some displays. The weather conditions may be too poor or a sensor may be covered. Clean the area in front of the sensors and try to turn the system on again later.

If the malfunction remains, drive to an authorized Audi dealer or authorized Audi Service Facility immediately to have the malfunction corrected.

Please take over!

This message appears if the vehicle rolls back when starting on a slight incline, even though the systems are active. Press the brake pedal to prevent the vehicle from rolling or starting to move.

The message will also appear, for example if the steering power from the system is not sufficient and adaptive cruise assist is switched off.


     Distance warning

    Description Applies to: vehicles with distance warning Fig. 106 Instrument cluster: display of the current distance Fig. 107 Instrument cluster: distance warning General information At speeds above

     Lane departure warning

    General information Applies to: vehicles with lane departure warning The lane departure warning can detect lane marker lines within the limits of the system. If you are approaching a detected lane mar

     Audi pre sense

    Function overview Applies to: vehicles with Audi pre sense Within the limits of the system, the Audi pre sense functions can initiate measures in certain driving situations to protect the vehicle occu


     Cooling system

    Coolant The engine cooling system is filled with a mixture of purified water and coolant additive at the factory. This coolant must not be not changed. The coolant level is monitored using the indicator light. However, you should occasionally check the coolant level. Messages The following messag

     Transmitted information

    Data collection Applies to: vehicles with data collection Depending on the country, Audi may collect data for the following purposes, for example: offer and product optimization, public safety, provision of Audi connect remote vehicle services, and adaptation to customer expectations. For example, v

    © 2019-2024 Copyright