Audi TT vs VW Scirocco

The latest Audi TT and Volkswagen Scirocco both offer plenty of style, but which has most substance?

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Volkswagen Scirocco

Our verdict

Unless you really need the rear seats and extra equipment in the VW Scirocco, the Audi TT makes much the better choice. It’s more rewarding to drive, classier inside and offers superior economy and emissions – and it has the benefit of four-wheel drive. While private buyers might find a saving by opting for the Scirocco, the TT is well worth the premium.

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1st – Audi TT

For Excellent performance; superb handling; classy interior; low emissions

Against Small rear seats; limited standard equipment

Verdict The best coupΓ© on the market. By a mile

Rated 5 out of 5

Read the full Audi TT review

2nd – VW Scirocco

For Decent punch; can seat four with relative ease; rorty exhaust note

Against Numb steering; sluggish responses; noisy when cruising

Verdict Quick, but it's out-handled by the TT and doesn't feel as special

Rated 3 out of 5

Read the full Volkswagen Scirocco review

Also consider:

Specifications: Audi TT 2.0 TFSI quattro S line S Tronic

Engine size 2.0-litre turbo petrol

Power 227bhp

Torque 273lb ft

0-60mph 5.3sec

Top speed 155mph

True MPG 32.6mpg

CO2 emissions 149g/km

VW Scirocco 2.0 TSI 280 R DSG

Engine size 2.0-litre turbo petrol

Power 276bhp

Torque 258lb ft

0-60mph 5.9sec

Top speed 155mph

True MPG 29.3mpg

CO2 emissions 185g/km

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