Audi A1 30 TFSI Black Edition 5dr Review

Category: Small car

Section: Version review

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Audi A1 Sportback front right tracking
  • Audi A1 Sportback front right tracking
  • Audi A1 Sportback rear cornering
  • Audi A1 Sportback interior dashboard
  • Audi A1 Sportback interior back seats
  • Audi A1 Sportback interior infotainment
  • Audi A1 Sportback right tracking
  • Audi A1 Sportback front cornering
  • Audi A1 Sportback rear cornering
  • Audi A1 Sportback front left static
  • Audi A1 Sportback rear static
  • Audi A1 Sportback grille detail
  • Audi A1 Sportback headlights detail
  • Audi A1 Sportback rear lights detail
  • Audi A1 Sportback alloy wheel detail
  • Audi A1 Sportback interior front seat detail
  • Audi A1 Sportback interior steering wheel detail
  • Audi A1 Sportback interior detail
  • Audi A1 Sportback interior detail
  • Audi A1 Sportback boot open
  • Audi A1 Sportback front right tracking
  • Audi A1 Sportback rear cornering
  • Audi A1 Sportback interior dashboard
  • Audi A1 Sportback interior back seats
  • Audi A1 Sportback interior infotainment
  • Audi A1 Sportback right tracking
  • Audi A1 Sportback front cornering
  • Audi A1 Sportback rear cornering
  • Audi A1 Sportback front left static
  • Audi A1 Sportback rear static
  • Audi A1 Sportback grille detail
  • Audi A1 Sportback headlights detail
  • Audi A1 Sportback rear lights detail
  • Audi A1 Sportback alloy wheel detail
  • Audi A1 Sportback interior front seat detail
  • Audi A1 Sportback interior steering wheel detail
  • Audi A1 Sportback interior detail
  • Audi A1 Sportback interior detail
  • Audi A1 Sportback boot open
RRP £27,885What Car? Target Price£26,812
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors

The 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.

Range-topping trim gets 18in alloys, a contrasting black roof and a black exterior styling pack along with privacy glass. Unless you love the looks, there’s little reason to recommend this expensive trim level.

The 30 TFSI is a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol with 114bhp and performance is more than adequate. It pulls well from around 2000rpm and, if you let the revs build to 6000rpm before changing gear, 0-60mph takes 9.1sec.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.7 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

50.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

335

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

127

g/km