2024 Audi A4 Cruise Control (CC) Guide

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2024 Audi A4 Cruise Control (CC) Owner’s Manual 

In this article, we will explain the 2024 Audi A4’s Cruise Control technology maintains a set speed without driver input, decreasing tiredness and improving fuel efficiency on extended trips.

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Cruise control system

Description
Applies to : vehicles with cruise control system

The cruise control system assists you in maintaining a constant speed above approximately 15 mph (20 km/h). The system maintains the desired speed by braking and accelerating.

Warning

  • Observe the safety precautions and note the limits of the assist systems, sensors, and cameras.
  • The cruise control system is only an assist system, and the driver is still responsible for operating the vehicle. The driver is especial ly responsible for braking, controlling the speed, and maintaining the distance to other vehicles.
  •  Switch the cruise control off temporarily when driving in turning lanes, highway exits, or in construction zones. This prevents the vehicle from accelerating to the stored speed when in these situations.

Note
Before driving downhill a long distance ona steep hill, decrease your speed and select a lower gear. This makes use of the engine braking effect and reduces the load placed on the brakes.

Display overview
Applies to: vehicles with cruise control system Indicator lights and messages in the speedometer inform you about the driving situation and the settings. The displays depend on the country and equipment.

Indicator lights
2024 Audi A4 2024 Audi A4 cruise control (2)the cruise control system is switched on and actively controls the set speed.

An additional indicator will appear in the head-up display”.

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

Switching the system on

Applies to: vehicles with cruise control system,

2024 Audi A4 2024 Audi A4 cruise control (1)Requirement: the ignition must be switched on.

  •  To switch the system on, pull the lever toward you to position 2).

Warning

  • Observe the safety precautions and note the limits of the assist systems, sensors, and cameras.
    • If the brakes are malfunctioning (for example, overheating) while the cruise control system is switched on, the regulating functions may shut off automatically.

Preselecting or activating a cruise control speed

This applies to: vehicles with cruise control system

When the vehicle is stationary, you can preselect the speed to be maintained, or you can select the speed while driving.

Requirement: the system must be switched on.

  • To preselect a cruise control speed when the vehicle is stationary, tap the lever toward 2024 Audi A4 2024 Audi A4 cruise control (4)
  • To activate the cruise control speed, pull the lever toward position 2 while driving.
  • To set the current driving speed as the cruise control speed, press the button 2 on the lever.

Changing the cruise control speed

Applies to: vehicles with cruise control system

Requirement: the system must be switched on.

  • To increase or decrease the cruise control speed in increments, tap the lever toward 2024 Audi A4 2024 Audi A4 cruise control (4)-.
  • To increase or decrease the cruise control speed continuously, press and hold the lever toward 2024 Audi A4 2024 Audi A4 cruise control (4)-.

Overriding or deactivating the cruise control speed
This applies to: vehicles with cruise control system

You can override or deactivate the cruise control system. When you deactivate the system, your cruise control speed will be stored and you can resume that speed.

Requirement: the system must be switched on and the regulated speed must be activated.

Overriding

  • To temporarily override the cruise control speed, press the accelerator pedal.
  • To resume the stored regulated speed, remove your foot from the accelerator pedal.

If you override the cruise control system for a long period of time, the cruise control system will be deactivated.

Deactivating

  • To deactivate the cruise control speed, press the lever to position 3) (not locked into place)
  • Press the brake pedal.
    Warning
    Resting your foot on the accelerator pedal could override the cruise control. Braking interventions and corrective actions by the system may not occur.

Switching the system off
Applies to : vehicles with cruise control system

If you do not want to use the cruise control system for a longer period of time, you can switch it off.

  • To switch the system off, press the lever toward 3 (locked into place).

The indicator light will turn off and the set speed will be cleared.

Messages
Applies to: vehicles with cruise control system
2024 Audi A4 2024 Audi A4 cruise control (3)is displayed when there is a malfunction, the cruise control system 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.

Efficiency assist

Description

Applies to: vehicles with efficiency assist

Efficiency assist can assist with predictive information in order to reduce fuel consumption. Depending on vehicle equipment, the system may access data from the navigation system, the camera behind the windshield, and the radar sensors.

When you remove your foot from the accelerator pedal, efficiency assist controls downhill mode with recuperation and coasting mode, depending on the situation.

Adjusting the efficiency assist
You can adjust efficiency assist functions individually. The settings depend on the vehicle equipment.

  • Predictive messages
  • Predictive control

Situation symbols
Depending on the equipment version, efficiency assist can use the following symbols to indicatethe situation to which the system is responding.

Depending on the equipment version, some of  the symbols can only be displayed in the Driver assistance display to clarify to which situation  the system is responding.

‘Some symbols only appear if Predictive messages are switched on, and some symbols only appear if Predictive control is switched on and Audi adaptive cruise control is actively regulating the vehicle.

Symbols Description

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Warning

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

Tips

  • The functions depend on the navigation data* being up-to-date and correct identification by the traffic sign recognition*.
  • The system only detects traffic signs that specify a speed limit.
  • The display in the instrument cluster is based on the units of measurement used for speed in the country where the vehicle is being operated. Asa result, a display of 50 in the instrument cluster can mean either mph or km/h, depending on the country.
  • Except for the road network, which is recorded in the navigation system’s map information, certain functions may not be available.
  • Certain settings are automatically stored and assigned to the remote control key being used.

Predictive messages
Applies to: vehicles with efficiency assist

The
2024 Audi A4 2024 Audi A4 cruise control (5)symbol appears in the instrument cluster display when the efficiency assist recommends removing your foot from the accelerator pedal.

Symbols indicate the situation to which the system is responding Situation symbols.

Requirements

  • The cruise control system* or the adaptive cruise assist* controls must not be active.
  • The vehicle speed must be at least 20 mph (30 km/h).
  • The remaining distance until the situation is reached must be large enough to allow the system to react to the situation.
  • The automatic transmission is not in the “S” driving program.

Switching predictive messages on or off
You can switch predictive messages on or off. The possible settings depend on the vehicle equipment.

Applies to: MMI: Select on the home screen: VEHICLE Charging & Efficiency > Efficiency assist > Predictive messages.

Warning

  • Observe the safety precautions and note the limits of the assist systems, sensors, and cameras .
  • Pay attention to traffic and the area around your vehicle when efficiency assist is switched on. The driver is always responsible for assessing the traffic situation.

Tips

  • The traffic signs on the road always take priority over the display. The driver is always responsible for adhering to the regulations applicable in the country where the vehicle is being operated.
  • When a route is planned using the navigation system*, then system displays messages based on an assumed route. Without route guidance, the system displays messages based on an assumed route.
  • The wording of the message may vary depending on the Audi drive select* mode and the selector lever position that are selected.

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