Self Study Program 672 – Audi Q8 (type 4M)

VAG SSP 672 – Audi Q8 (Type 4M): A Powerful and Stylish SUV Crossover with Advanced Technologies. Self Study Program 672 covers the Audi Q8 (Type 4M), a powerful and stylish SUV crossover that combines the refined elegance of a luxury coupe with the practical versatility of a large SUV. The Q8 features expressive design with a new octagonal single-frame grille and characteristics reminiscent of the original Audi quattro, and is based on Mild Hybrid Electric Vehicle (MHEV) technology for high performance and efficiency.

The Q8 is built with a powerful yet efficient 3.0 ltr. TDI engine with mild hybrid technology, providing the dynamic characteristics promised by its muscular design. With quattro permanent four-wheel drive and ground clearance of up to 254 mm, the SUV coupe is equally at home away from sealed roads.

The Q8’s lightweight body has a multi-material construction which ensures optimum functions and weight, with frameless front and rear door windows and a two-part panoramic sunroof as an optional extra. The Q8 offers its very own interpretation of the progressive design language introduced with the Audi A8, fusing the attributes of an elegant four-door luxury coupe with those of a handsome SUV.

The Q8 features advanced technologies and driver assist systems, including adaptive cruise control, laser distance control, and LED headlights with a color temperature similar to daylight. The MMI touch response display and operating concept uses two touch displays with haptic feedback, with an Audi virtual cockpit and head-up display available as optional extras.

Self Study Program 672 provides a detailed look at the features and technologies of the Audi Q8 (Type 4M), making it a valuable resource for technicians and enthusiasts interested in understanding the advanced capabilities and design elements of Audi’s latest SUV crossover.

With its expressive design, advanced technologies, and powerful yet efficient engine, the Audi Q8 (Type 4M) is a stylish and versatile SUV crossover that offers both luxury and practicality. Its quattro permanent four-wheel drive and ground clearance make it equally at home on and off the road, making it an ideal choice for drivers seeking a dynamic and versatile vehicle.


  • Introduction
    • Presentation
    • Dimensions
  • Body
    • Overview
    • General body repairs
  • Power units
    • Diesel engines
    • Petrol engines
    • Exhaust system
    • Fuel tank
    • Engine mounting
    • “Dip” engine mountings
    • Engine/gearbox combinations
  • Power transmission
    • Overview
    • Selector mechanism for automatic gearbox
    • 8-speed automatic gearbox 0D5
    • Functions influencing gearbox control
  • Running gear
    • Overview
    • Axles
    • Adaptive air suspension
    • Steering system
    • Brake system
    • Wheels and tyres, tyre pressure monitoring
  • Electrics and electronics
    • 48 Volt MHEV electrical system
    • Networking
    • Topology
    • Exterior lighting
    • Tail lights
  • Convenience electronics
    • Overview
    • Rear view mirrors
    • MOST bus
    • Interior lighting
    • Convenience system central control unit J393
    • Instrument clusters
  • Air conditioning
    • Overview
  • Safety and driver assist systems
    • Overview
    • System overview
    • Camera-based trailer assist
  • Infotainment and Audi connect
    • Introduction and overview of versions
    • Sound
    • Aerials
    • Networking
    • Online system update
  • Inspection and maintenance
    • Service interval display
  • Appendix
    • Test your knowledge
    • Self-study programmes

The self-study programme provides basic information on the design and function of new vehicle models, new components or new technologies.
It is not a Workshop Manual. Any figures given here are for explanatory purposes only and refer to the data valid at the time of writing. Content is not updated.
It is essential that you refer to the latest technical literature when carrying out maintenance and repair work.

Language: English
Format: PDF
Pages: 104

Self Study Program 672 – Audi Q8 (type 4M)