Today, we are going to talk about the Audi A1. We will make an analysis on A1 by using three main categories such as; The Features of the Audi A1, The Fuel Consumption of the Audi A1 and Does It Suits You? Before beginning to the analysis, I want to give some general information about the Audi A1. It is a super mini class vehicle which manufactured by German automotive manufacturer Audi. It introduced in 2011 at Geneva Auto Show by Audi. It officially released for sale in November 2011. After a year, in 2012 it released for worldwide. First official variant of A1 has been produced as a three doored type. The target customer type was the young and wealthy people who interested with super mini sized cars. It is also awarded as Car of The Year 2011 by UK car magazine ‘What Car?’
The Features of the Audi A1
Let’s talk about the features of the Audi A1. The first point we are going to look is the exterior design. A1 has got a muscular and sharp body design which is remarkable. It makes A1 different and unique in modern daily life traffic when compared with the other ordinary car designs. Also, the iconic Audi grille design evolved in a more aggressive look throughout time. It contributes to the sportive look of the Audi A1. In daylight the Full LED headlights takes the attention of people around the vehicle when you pass by. When we check out the interior design, we are facing with a futuristic cabin structure which has got a classy look. The technological features perfectly balancing the little sophisticated details inside the cabin. A Fully Digital Instrument Cluster give all details about the car status to the driver with a high resolution display. Also, the Audi Multimedia Entertainment System offers a multifunctional usage to the passengers and driver such as; Navigation Maps, Driving Assistance Graphics etc. It is compatible with the Apple Car Play and the Android Auto which provides a permanent connection between your vehicle and your smartphone during your travel. Audi A1 also has some technological functions for driving safety such as; Lane Keeping Assistance which keeps your vehicle in the lane and prevents the unintentional lane crossovers. Moreover, Hill Assist helps you to make a soft and safe start when you decided to take off on a steep. As a third feature Audi Pre Sense Front which detects the pedestrians or animal crossing the road and warns you, offers a comfortable driving experience to you.
The Fuel Consumption of the Audi A1
Now, we are going to talk about the fuel consumption of the Audi A1. We will make an examination about the engines for a proper fuel consumption analysis. We are going to use two sub categories such as; The Most Economical One and The Most Powerful One. Audi A1 has got five standard engine options which are; 1.0 TFSI, 1.4 TDI, 1.4 TFSI, 1.6 TDI and 1.8 TFSI. Let’s start with the most economical one which is; 1.4 TDI. It is a three cylindered, 1422 cm3 sized, Diesel type engine which produces 90 Horsepower and 3250 RPM Torque. According to the official factory data, 1.4 TDI has got a 4.1lt/100km (which refers to 69 MPG in UK) fuel consumption rate in Urban usage. However, this MPG Performance decreasing to 3.3lt/100km (which refers to 85 MPG in UK) in Extra Urban usage such as; Highways and Long Distance Trip. When we combine these two data, we get a 3.6lt/100km (which refers to 78 MPG in UK) average fuel consumption rate. Secondly, we will talk about the most powerful one which is; 1.8 TFSI Sport S-Tronic. It is a four cylindered, 1798 cm3 sized, Petrol type engine which produces 192 Horsepower and 5400 RPM Torque. 1.8 TFSI has got a 7.1lt/100km (which refers to 40 MPG in UK) MPG Rate in Urban usage. On the other hand, this fuel efficiency increasing to 4.7lt/100km (which refers to 60 MPG in UK) in Extra Urban usage. When we gather these two factory data, we get a 5.6lt/100km (which refers to 50 MPG in UK) average MPG Rate.
Does It Suits You?
I think it depends on your expectations. If you are looking for a big family car which you can fit the whole family and the stuff it is probably a bad decision for you. Nevertheless, if you are young, looking for adrenaline and searching for a fuel efficient car for daily life, Audi A1 just fits you!