Audi Q7 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi Q7: Lap timer


Applies to: vehicles with lap timer

You can record and evaluate lap times with the lap timer. You can operate the lap timer using the multifunction steering wheel.

Opening the lap timer

  • Select in the instrument cluster: Vehicle functions tab > button > Lap times.

An additional indicator will appear in the head-up display".


Your focus should always be on driving your vehicle safely. As the driver, you have complete responsibility for safety in traffic. To reduce the risk of an accident, only use the lap timer functions in such a way that you always maintain complete control over your vehicle in all traffic situations.


You can retrieve information from the trip computer while the lap timer stopwatch is running.

Lap times and timing

Applies to: vehicles with lap timer

Requirement: the lap timer must be open.

Timing laps

  • To start timing manually, select Start lap 1 in the menu.
  • To start timing automatically as soon as you begin to drive, select Start lap 1 by driving off or Start by driving off in the menu.
  • To start timing a new lap after driving a lap, select New lap in the menu. This starts timing the next lap at the same time.

After completing a lap, the difference between the last lap and the previous best lap time will be indicated with a "-" or "+".

Pausing timing and displaying a split time

  • To insert a pause select Pause in the menu.
  • To resume timing, select Resume in the menu.
  • To display a split time, select Split time in the menu. The split time appears for approximately ten seconds in the instrument cluster.

    The current lap timing will continue running.

Canceling lap timing

The timing of the current lap will stop. The lap time will be erased and will not be included in the statistics.

  • Select Cancel lap in the menu.

Resetting the time

  • Select Reset lap times in the menu.


  • A maximum of 99 lap times can be measured.
  • If timing is paused, you can continue it later even if you switch the ignition off.
  • Saved lap times cannot be individually deleted from the total results.
  • The saved lap timer values will remain after switching the ignition off.

Lap statistics

Applies to: vehicles with lap timer

Displaying lap statistics

You can display the number of laps driven the fastest lap "+", the slowest lap "-", and the average time "" in the instrument cluster.

  • Select in the instrument cluster: Vehicle functions tab > button > Lap statistics.
  • Turn the thumbwheel down or up to display the individual lap times.
  • To return to the lap timing that was started, select the button > Lap times.

Resetting lap statistics

Requirement: the lap statistics menu must be displayed.

  • To reset the lap statistics, press and hold the left thumbwheel until the message No lap times have been recorded yet. appears.


The lap statistics list the lap times for the last 30 laps. The fastest and slowest lap times out of up to 99 measured laps are also displayed.


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