2021 Audi A4 / S4 — Owner's Manual – Page #110

Posted on 12 Oct, 2020
Model: 2021 Audi A4 / S4
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Driving
Offroad
driving
Applies
to:
allroad
Your
vehicle
is
not
an
offroad
vehicle.
Note
the
following
points
when
driving
offroad:
Drive
slowly
and
carefully.
—To
reduce
the
risk of
underbody
damage,
pay
attention
to
the
vehicle's
ground
clearance
and
drive
across
raised
areas
of
the
ground
with
the
wheels
on
one
side
of
the
vehicle,
instead
of
al-
lowing
the
center
of
the
vehicle
to
pass
over
the
raised areas.
To
reduce
the
risk of
becoming
stuck,
drive
through
sandy
or
swampy
areas
at
a
steady
speed
and
without
stopping,
if
possible.
If
necessary,
use the
following
functions:
Audi
drive
select*
Offroad
mode
>
page
110
Hill
hold
assist*
>
page
108
Limit
ESC
>
page
114
ZA
WARNING
Only
drive
in
terrain
that
is
suitable
for
the
ve-
hicle
and
your
driving
ability.
@
For
the
sake
of
the
environment
Avoid
actions
that
are
damaging
to
the
envi-
ronment.
Show
respect
for
the
natural
envi-
ronment
and
remain
on
marked
routes.
G)
Tips
Clean
your
vehicle
after
driving
offroad.
Dirt
and
stones
falling
off
your
vehicle
can
affect
other
road
users.
Driving
through
water
If
you
must
drive
through
water,
follow
these
in-
structions:
Check
the
stability
of
the
ground,
the
current,
and
the
water
depth.
If
the
ground
is
unstable,
there
is
a
strong
current,
or
there
are
waves,
the
water
must
only
reach
up
to
the
lower
edge
of
the
body
at
the
most.
Deactivate
the
Start/Stop
system*.
Drive
carefully
and
no
faster
than
at
walking
speeds
to
prevent
the
front
of
the
vehicle
from
108
creating
waves,
because
they
could
splash
above
the
lower
edge
of
the
body.
Oncoming
vehicles
could
also
create
waves.
Do
not
stop
the
vehicle
while
in
the
water.
Drive
in
reverse.
Do
not
turn
the
engine
off.
ZA
WARNING
After
driving
through
water,
press
the
brake
pedal
carefully
to
dry the
brakes
so
that
the
full
braking
effect
will
be
restored.
@)
Note
Vehicle
components
such
as
the
engine,
drive
system,
suspension,
or
electrical
system
can
be
severely
damaged
by
driving
through
wa-
ter
Gi)
Tips
If
possible,
avoid
driving
through
salt
water
because
it
increases
the
risk of
corrosion.
Use
fresh
water
to
clean
any vehicle
components
that
come
into
contact
with
salt
water.
Hill
descent
assist
Applies
to:
vehicles
with
hill
hold
assist
The
“2
button
is
located
above
the
selector
lever
in
the
center
console.
It
lights
up
when
the
sys-
tem
is
turned
on.
Hill
descent
assist
can
assist
you
when
driving
down
hills
by
maintaining
a
constant
vehicle
speed
by
automatically
braking
all
four
wheels.
You
can
adjust
the
speed
using
the
accelerator
and
brake
pedals.
The
regulation
depends
on
the
hill
and
the
vehicle
speed.
>
Switching
on:
press
“2.
>
Switching
off:
press
“2
again.
Active
regulation
Regulation
begins
shortly
after
you
start
driving
and
is
possible
at
speeds
up
to
approximately
19
mph
(30
km/h)
and
on
hills
that
have
an
approxi-
mately
6-60%
grade.
If
these
conditions
are
met,
regulation
will
be
activated
and
the
indicator
light
will
turn
on.

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