source: Audi of America
- Function on Demand subscription allows drivers to purchase MMI® Navigation plus via the myAudi app for vehicles not optioned from factory
- Audi connect® adds key enhancements including satellite mapping, natural speech recognition, traffic light information and unlimited Wi-Fi™
- 2021 Audi e-tron and e-tron Sportback models offer Light Function Package on Premium trim level; features continue as standard on Premium Plus and Prestige trims
Audi of America today introduced Function on Demand to the U.S. for select 2021 Audi Q5, Q5 Sportback, A4 and A5 Premium and Premium Plus models and 2021 e-tron and e-tron Sportback Premium models. The initial offering for Audi Q5, Q5 Sportback, A4, and A5 models, MMI Navigation plus bundled with Audi connect PLUS with Full-Speed Wi-Fi™, unlocks Audi’s vibrant and immersive satellite navigation for customers looking for short-term road trip functionality or to help customers make their Audi more perfect for them.
Available for Premium trim 2021 Audi e-tron and e-tron Sportback models, the Light Function Package includes turning lights, dynamic cornering lights and maneuvering light for low-speed driving.
Function on Demand opens up the full Audi navigation experience, complete with a real-life satellite view, natural speech recognition controls that learn language, handwriting recognition on the newly enlarged 10.1-inch MMI touchscreen and all other services included in the CARE, PRIME, and PLUS packages for these models. These features complement vehicles not equipped with navigation from the factory and add a new layer to the ownership experience on both the new and preowned market.
Drivers are able to select from monthly or annual subscription plans. The MMI Navigation plus feature is available for purchase through the new myAudi Marketplace in the myAudi app.
Function on Demand MMI Navigation plus is especially useful for a driver who may need a one-month navigation subscription on a road trip, allowing passengers and rear-seat occupants with up to eight compatible devices, such as smartphones or tablets, the ability to watch videos using a vehicle’s built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi connection. An annual subscription may be beneficial for a driver who has found the right Audi and wants navigation so it further meets their needs and wants.
Pricing for MMI Navigation plus bundled with the Audi connect PLUS subscription is as follows:
|Monthly purchase price||$84.99|
|12-month purchase price||$849.99 ($70.83 monthly equivalent)|
For MMI navigation plus via Function on Demand, the Audi connect PLUS data and services package is included in the subscription cost.
For the 2021 Audi Q5, Q5 Sportback, A4 and A5 models, Audi connect PLUS includes the following features (builds on content from Audi connect PRIME and the standard Audi connect CARE):
|Full-speed LTE Wi-Fi for up to eight connected devices||Internet radio||Built-in Amazon Music|
Audi connect PRIME includes:
|Google Earth™*||Point-of-interest search*||myAudi destinations*|
|Smartphone Calendar||Weather||Traffic Light Information|
|Traffic information||Predictive route guidance*|
|Parking information||Travel information*||Yelp|
|Online news (RSS)||Online media streaming||Fuel prices|
|Advanced 3D city view*||Natural voice recognition||Connected POIs*|
|Speed/curfew alert||Basic Wi-Fi||Remote alert|
*When equipped with navigation.
Complimentary Audi connect CARE features include:
|Emergency call||Stolen vehicle locator||Online roadside assistance|
|Monthly map updates||Audi service request||Remote lock/unlock|
|Vehicle status report||Car finder|
In e-tron and e-tron Sportback Premium models, the Light Function Package provides an a la carte option for complementary lighting, including:
- Turning light: Lateral illumination when turning; triggered when the turn signal is activated
- Dynamic cornering light: Illumination when cornering; follows steering wheel movement
- Maneuvering light: Illuminates maneuvering area laterally in front when reversing
The Light Function Package is available for a one-time purchase of $259.99 for the lifetime of the vehicle in which it is purchased.
For more information on Audi connect plans and functions, visit: https://www.audiusa.com/us/web/en/innovation/audi-connect.html.
Additional Function on Demand features and models will be announced at a later date.