Self Study Program 970363 – The 2017 Audi Q7 Occupant Protection and Infotainment System

VAG SSP 970363. Once you have completed this Self-Study Program you will be able to answer questions on the following topics: New passive safety features, New active safety features, Modifications to and new features of the infotainment system.

Passive safety

Airbag Control Module J234 has been enhanced for the occupant protection system in the 2017 Audi Q7. It houses a sensor which now measures around the Z axis of the vehicle.

Communication with other control modules is now done via the FlexRay data bus. This allows for example, the ABS control module to receive real time data about vehicle rotation around the Z axis that is utilized by the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system.

Active safety

Four Audi pre-sense functions are available for the Audi Q7.

In addition to Audi pre-sense basic, these are:

  • pre sense rear.
  • pre sense front.
  • pre sense city.

Audi pre sense city warns the driver about vehicles and pedestrians and brake within system limitations. Audi pre sense front brings to the Audi Q7 new functions such as evasion assist and turn assist.


Audi offers various levels of the infotainment modules for the Audi Q7. MMI Radio plus is standard. This offers interfaces for external devices such as mobile phones or memory cards. The Audi sound system delivers excellent sound quality from its ten speakers.

MMI navigation plus also includes the feature Audi connect, which connects the Audi Q7 to the Internet via the LTE standard. Rear passengers can surf via the WiFi hotspot with download speeds of up to 100 Mbit/s and send and receive e-mail. The driver can use the customized Audi connect services ranging from online traffic information to navigation with Google Earth and Google Street View to online media streaming.


  • Introduction
  • Passive safety
    • Overview
    • Components
    • System overview
    • Center Crash Sensor for X/Y Axis G858
    • Airbag control unit J234
    • Safety belts
    • Lap belt tensioner with buckle
  • Active safety
    • Audi pre-sense
    • Pre sense basic
    • Pre sense rear
    • Pre sense front
    • Pre sense city
    • Settings and displays
  • Infotainment
    • Overview of versions
    • MMI Radio plus
    • MMI Navigation plus
    • Audi connect
    • Control panel
    • Display mechanism
    • Audi music interface
    • Network system
    • Sound systems
    • Antenna overview
  • Self-Study Programs
  • Knowledge assessment

This eSelf Study Program teaches a basic knowledge of the design and functions of new models, new automotive components or technologies.
It is not a Repair Manual! All values given are intended as a guideline only.
For maintenance and repair work, always refer to the current technical literature.

Language: English
Format: PDF
Pages: 70

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