Audi A4 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi A4: Adjusting adaptive cruise control

Applies to: vehicles with Audi adaptive cruise control

You can adjust the system individually. The settings depend on the vehicle equipment.

  • Applies to: MMI: Select on the home screen: VEHICLE > Driver assistance > Audi adaptive cruise control.

Possible settings:

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 set distance and 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 - Adjustment based on the road ahead can be adjusted. The setting influences vehicle handling with predictive control, for example the speed for driving through curves.


Certain settings are automatically stored and assigned to the remote control key being used.


Applies to: vehicles with Audi adaptive cruise control

If or is displayed when there is a malfunction, the adaptive cruise control or traffic jam assist functions may be unavailable or may be 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 on the systems again Later.

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

The following messages may appear depending on the vehicle equipment:

ACC off: manual control!

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.


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