Audi A4 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi A4: Instrument cluster overview

Instrument cluster
Fig. 2 Instrument cluster overview (Audi virtual cockpit)

Instrument cluster
Fig. 3 Instrument cluster overview (analog)

Depending on the vehicle equipment, the following items may appear in the instrument cluster:

  1. Left dial
    • Tachometer
  2. Tab area
  3. Central area
  4. Status line (one or two lines)
  5. Right dial
    • Convenience display
    • Speedometer
  6. Display
    • Fuel level
  7. Right additional display with speedometer
  8. Left additional display with:
    • Selector lever position
    • Audi drive select mode
  9. Display
    • Engine coolant temperature


Applies to: vehicles with Audi virtual cockpit

If there is a serious system malfunction, the display may turn off. The indicator light may also turn on. Stop the vehicle safely. See an authorized Audi dealer or authorized Audi Service Facility for assistance.


  • The following pages primarily show illustrations of the Audi virtual cockpit*. The display or Location of the items that are shown may vary on the different versions of the instrument cluster.
  • You can select the units used for temperature, speed, and other measurements.
  • Speeds are displayed in mph (miles per hour) or km/h (kilometers per hour).
  • Certain instrument cluster content can also be displayed in the head-up display*



    Fig. 4 Driver information system display Fig. 5 Left side of multifunction steering wheel Information is organized within various tabs (1) in the instrument cluster. The tab contents are displayed i

     Adjusting the display

    Fig. 6 Center display: adjusting the display Switching the view Applies to: Audi virtual cockpit Press the VIEW button to switch between the default view (1) and the enhanced view (2). Adjusting

     Coolant temperature display

    Applies to: vehicles with a coolant temperature indicator The coolant temperature display (9) only functions when the ignition is switched on. To reduce the risk of engine damage, please observe the


     Sliding/tilting sunroof

    Operation Applies to: vehicles with sliding/tilting sunroof Fig. 40 Section of front headliner: sliding/tilting sunroof button The sunshade can be opened and closed manually in any position when the roof is closed. The sunshade opens automatically when the roof is opened. Tilting and closing the ro

     Fluids in the A/C system

    Refrigerant in the A/C system The sticker in the motor compartment provides information about the type and amount of refrigerant used in the vehicle's A/C system. The sticker is located in the front section of the motor compartment or at the front or back of the hood. Warning: the A/C system must on

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