2020 Audi Q5 / SQ5 — Owner's Manual – Page #93

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Model: 2020 Audi Q5 / SQ5
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Driving
The
parking
brake
is
set.
Press
and
hold
the
brake
pedal
to
release
the
parking
brake.
Special
driving
situations
Driving
uphill
and
downhill
When
driving
uphill,
downhill,
or
at
high
alti-
tudes,
note
the
following
information:
Drive
slowly
and
carefully.
Do
not
try
to
turn
around
if
you
cannot
safely
drive
on
an
incline
or
hill.
Instead,
drive
in
re-
verse.
When
driving
down
hills,
you
can
activate
the
hill
descent
control
if
you
press
the
brake
pedal
while
driving
in
“D”
gear.
The
automatic
trans-
mission
will
select
a
gear
suitable
for
driving
down
the
hill
and
will
attempt
to
maintain
the
speed
at
which
the
vehicle
was
traveling
at
the
time
the
brake pedal
was
pressed.
Press
the
brake
pedal
if
necessary.
The
hill
descent
con-
trol
will
switch
off
once
the
hill
levels
out
or
you
press
the
accelerator
pedal.
Utilize
the
engine
braking
effect
when
driving
downhill
by
selecting
the
“S”
driving
program
=>
page
78.
This
especially
applies
when
towing
a
trailer.
This
reduces
the
load
on
the
brakes.
Brake
in
intervals
and
do
not
press
the
brake
pedal
continuously.
Use
the
hill
descent
assist
if
necessary
=>
page
92
Inclinometer
Applies
to:
vehicles
with
inclinometer
You
can
display
the
vehicle's
sideways
angle
and
lengthwise
angle
in
relation
to
the
horizon.
Select
in
the
Infotainment
system:
[MENU]
but-
ton
>
Vehicle
>
left
control
button
>
Audi
drive
select
>
Lift
/
Offroad
or
Allroad*.
The
sideways
angle
of
your
vehicle
should
not
ex-
ceed
the
yellow
range
in
the
gauge.
If
it
reaches
the
red
range,
there
is
a
risk
that
the
vehicle
might
tip.
To
change
the
contents
shown
in
the
right
area
of
the
screen,
select
in
the
Infotainment
system:
right
control
button
>
Additional
display.
Angle:
this
displays
the
current
steering
wheel
angle
and
the
maximum
angle
that
was
reached
during
a
drive.
These
values
are
reset
when
the
ignition
is
switched
off.
Position:
displays
the
height,
direction
and
geo-
coordinates
of
the
current
vehicle
position.
Off:
only
the
air
suspension
display
remains
on.
Note
that
the
accuracy
of
the
display
depends
on
the
driving
situation.
ZA\
WARNING
Only
drive
on
inclines
that
your
vehicle
is
de-
signed
to
handle.
Do
not
exceed
the
hill
climbing
ability
of
your
vehicle.
Your
vehicle
could
tip
or
slide.
Do
not
drive
at
an
angle
on
steep
inclines
and
hills.
If
your
vehicle
is
about
to
tip,
you
must
immediately
start
steering
in
the
di-
rection
of
the
downward
slope
to
reduce
the
risk of
an
accident.
Always
be
ready
to
brake
when
using
the
hill
descent
control
function.
Applies
to:
vehicles
with
an
inclinometer:
Do
not
rely
only
on
the
inclinometer
when
as-
sessing
the
driving
situation.
Offroad
driving
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
145
Hill
descent
assist*
>
page
92
—Inclinometer*
>
page
91
Raising
the
vehicle
>
page
146
91

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