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*



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