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Audi advanced key

An evolution of keyless entry technology, Audi advanced key lets you open your doors or start the car without even reaching for your pocket. But should the remote ever get misplaced or damaged, only an authorized dealer can provide a replacement.


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Audi side assist helps the driver to safely change lanes by monitoring the driver's blind spots through a radar system. The Audi side assist system becomes active at 19 mph.

For more information on this topic, please review the Owner's Manual for your vehicle.

To lock/unlock an Audi vehicle with the Advanced Key, the key is identified via proximity sensors in each car door and trunk lid which are matched to a radio pulse generator in the key housing as soon as you are within approximately 5 feet of the vehicle. The vehicle is automatically unlocked as soon as the door handle or trunk is actuated.*

* Please refer to the owner's manual for all information and warnings.

The start-stop system is a highly effective engine management program that can help lower fuel consumption* as well as CO2 emissions by shutting off the engine while waiting at a traffic signal or during certain stop-and-go driving.

*See for EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary.

The rear spoiler helps improve vehicle handling and enhance driver control. The rear spoiler will automatically deploy at 75mph on the TT Coupe/Roadster, TTS Coupe/Roadster, TTRS Coupe (with option) and RS 5 Coupe. The rear spoiler will automatically deploy at 81mph on the A7 and at 50mph on the R8. The rear spoiler will automatically retract at speeds below 50mph on all models.* You also have the power to manually deploy or retract the rear spoiler using a button in your center console.

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*The information within the Tutorials must be used in conjunction with the information in the Audi owner's manuals. Please refer to the owner's manual for all information and warnings. By using the site, you acknowledge that you are aware of the warnings and information that must be read within the owner's manual and will use this information to augment that material.