2020 Audi Q5 / SQ5 — Owner's Manual – Page #80

Posted on 29 Nov, 2019
Model: 2020 Audi Q5 / SQ5
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Driving
Gears
and
driving
programs
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Fig.
87
Center
console: selector
lever
The
automatic
transmission
shifts
automatically
depending
on
the
selected
gear
and
the
current
driving
style.
When
driving
with
a
moderate
driv-
ing
style,
upshifting
early
and
downshifting
late
will
help
to
improve
fuel
economy.
When
driving
with
a
sporty
driving
style,
the
transmission
per-
mits
higher
RPMs.
The
gears
are
displayed
next
to
the
selector
lever.
P
(Park)
R
(Reverse)
—N
(Neutral)
D
(Drive)
Selecting
a
gear
Requirement:
the
ignition
must
be
switched
on.
Bring
the
vehicle
to
a
full
stop
and
press
the
brake
pedal.
Press
the
release
button
(@)
on
the
selector
lev-
er.
—To
select
the
nearest
gear,
move
the
selector
lever
forward
or
back
until
you
feel
the
first
pressure
point.
—To
skip
a
gear
(for
example,
move
from
“D”
to
“R”),
move
the
selector
lever
past
the
pressure
point
in
the
desired
direction.
The
label
next
to
the
selector
lever
for
the
se-
lected
gear
will
light
up.
“N”
(Neutral)
gear
In
the
“N”
gear,
power
is
not
transmitted
to
the
driving
wheels.
Use
the
“N”
gear
in
a
car
wash
(with
conveyor
belts),
for
example.
78
If
you
unintentionally
select “N”
while
driving
(faster
than
1
mph
(2
km/h)),
you
can
also
shift
back
to
“D”
without
pressing
the
brake
pedal.
For
safety
reasons,
the
vehicle
cannot
be
locked
when
the
transmission
is
in
the "N” gear.
“Pp”
(Park)
gear
Requirement:
the
ignition
must
be
switched
on.
The
vehicle
is
secured
from
rolling
away
by
the
parking
lock
when
in
the
“P”
gear.
Bring
the
vehicle
to
a
full
stop
and
press
the
brake
pedal.
Press
the
“P”
button
(2)
on
the
selector
lever.
—The
“P”
next
to
the
selector
lever
will
light
up.
“P”
engages
automatically
if
you
switch
the
en-
gine
off
while
the
“D”
or
“R”
gear
is
selected.
If
you
switch
the
engine
off
in
“N”,
“P”
will
engage
automatically
after
approximately
30
minutes.
Applies
to:
vehicles
with
S
tronic
transmission:
If
you
want
to
shift
from
“P”
to
“D”
or
“R”,
the
en-
gine
must
be
running.
Applies
to:
vehicles
with tiptronic
transmission:
If
you
want
to
switch
to
another
gear
from
“P”,
the
engine
must
be
running.
If
you
cannot
shift
out
of
“P”,
for
example
be-
cause
the
vehicle
has
no
power,
you
may
need
to
use the
emergency
release
for
the
parking
lock
>
page
81.
Selecting
the
driving
program
Various
driving
programs
can
be
selected
when
in
the
“D”
gear.
The
programs
influence
when
the
transmission
shifts
and
how
the
accelerator
ped-
al
responds.
The
selected
driving
program
is
displayed
in
the
instrument
cluster.
D
(Drive):
normal
driving
mode
—S
(Sport):
sporty
driving
mode
If
you
select
the
Dynamic
mode
in
Audi
drive
se-
lect*,
the
“S”
driving
program
will
be
activated.
When
the
ignition
is
switched
off,
the
driving
pro-
gram may
be
reset
to
“D”.

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