Audi Q3 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi Q3: Settings

Applies to: vehicles with navigation system

You can adjust the navigation system settings in the instrument cluster and in the MMI display separately. The settings depend on the country and vehicle equipment.

Accessing settings

  • Applies to: MMI: Select on the home screen: NAVIGATION > .

Accessing settings using the multifunction steering wheel

  • Select in the instrument cluster: Navigation tab > button.

A setting made using the multifunction steering wheel only applies to the instrument cluster map.

Map settings

Traffic: you can display current traffic information on the map.

  • Free flowing traffic
  • Traffic obstructions
  • Traffic incidents

Map colors

  • Automatic: the map display adapts to the lighting conditions (for example, by changing from day to night when driving through a tunnel).
  • Day or Night

Map orientation

  • 2D heading-up map/2D north-up map: the current vehicle position is displayed. The map is oriented in the direction of travel or to the north.
  • 3D map: the current vehicle position is shown on a three-dimensional map and is aligned to the direction of travel.
  • Overview: the entire route from the vehicle position to the destination or the next stopover is displayed on the map. The map is oriented to the north.

Automatic zoom

  • On: the map scale is adapted automatically depending on the type of road being traveled (expressway, highway, other roads) so that you always have an optimal overview of the road ahead. When route guidance is active, the scale is adjusted automatically for a better detailed view when there are upcoming maneuvers.
  • Intersection: when route guidance is active, the scale is adjusted automatically for a better detailed view when there are upcoming maneuvers.
  • Off.

MMI map contents/Map content: you can switch the display of additional information (such as POIs) on the map in the center display on or off.

Voice guidance

Voice guidance: with the Traffic setting, the MMI will only give prompts if there are traffic incidents on your route.

Voice guidance during phone call

Entertainment fader during navigation: the audio playback volume is temporarily lowered when navigation prompts are active.

Route criteria

You can adjust which route criteria should be allowed or avoided for the route calculation.

HOV/carpool lanes


Toll roads


Route information

When this function is switched on and route guidance is active, route information fig. 131 is displayed. The next maneuver will be displayed at the bottom. POIs and traffic information will also be displayed. Press route information to display a preview of the next maneuver on the map. You can switch the following information on or off in route information.

  • Points of interest along the route
  • Traffic information along the route

Predictive route guidance

The predictive route guidance is switched off when the vehicle is delivered from the factory.

Your trips are recorded and destinations are suggested by the MMI when this function is switched on.

Presentation mode

In presentation mode, the system simulates driving on the display along the planned route without the vehicle actually moving. You can use Specify starting point when you would like to calculate a route starting from a location other than the current vehicle position, for example.

Simulating route guidance: start route guidance and press presentation mode.


You can change the volume of navigation announcements while one is playing.



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