The Audi A1 is a fine car – it's great to drive, comfortable to sit in and is available with lots of big car options. However, if you can live without a posh badge, the Peugeot 208 and VW Polo offer slightly more for less.get the best price
Sport trim is our recommendation, because it brings 16in alloy wheels (that don’t ruin ride comfort), cruise control and rear parking sensors. You also get a greater range of personalisation options, including a contrasting colour roof.
Engine: 25 TFSI
The engine range kicks off with the 25 TFSI, which is a 94bhp 1.0-litre petrol engine. We're yet to try it in the A1 yet, but the more powerful 30 TFSI is our pick of the ranges so far.