Audi A1 Sportback vs rivals - specifications

 A1 Sportback 1.6 TDI SportMINI Cooper D ClubmanYpsilon 1.3 M’jet Limited
On-the-road price/total as tested£16,880/£22,360£17,180/£22,230£15,495/£17,045
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£9,132/54.1%£8,315/48.4%£5,919/38.2%
Depreciation£7,748£8,865£9,576
Annual tax liability (std/higher rate)£437/£875£480/£959£401/£803
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£1,987/£3,312£2,234/£3,724£1,866/£3,109
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost15/£372/A/£015/£380/B/£2013/£354/A/£0
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£250 (5yrs/50k)£150 (5yrs/50k)£258/£464/£308
Length/wheelbase3,954/2,469mm3,961/2,547mm3,842/2,390mm
Height/width1,422/1,746mm1,426/1,683mm1,520/1,676mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,598cc4cyl in-line/1,598cc4cyl in-line/1,248cc
Peak power/revs 104/4,400 bhp/rpm110/4,000 bhp/rpm94/4,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs 250/1,500 Nm/rpm270/1,750 Nm/rpm200/1,500 Nm/rpm
Transmission 5-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd5-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel45 litres/foam40 litres/run flat40 litres/foam
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 270/920 litres260/930 litres245/N/A litres
Kerbweight/payload1,165/490kg1,185/500kg1,050/535kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.7 metres/0.32Cd10.7 metres/N/A9.4 metres/N/A
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60,000)/3yrs 3yrs (unlimited)/3yrs3yrs (60,000)/1yr
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/135Variable/148 2yrs (21k miles)/50
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.7th/26th23rd/21st22nd/30th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars*90/79/49/5 stars5/3/2/76 points^N/A
0-60/30-70mph9.5/9.6 secs9.2/8.8 secs10.5/10.2 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th4.2/7.3 secs3.7/5.6 secs4.3/6.8 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th9.0 secs/N/A6.8/9.4 secs9.0 secs/N/A
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 118mph/2,000rpm122mph/2,000rpm114mph/2,400rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 46.6/34.0/8.7 metres47.9/35.1/8.9 metres52.5/39.2/9.8 metres
Auto Express economy/range39.8mpg/394 miles35.4mpg/311 miles42.4mpg/373 miles
Noise outside/idle/30/70mph68/47/62/67dB64/47/59/67dB66/47/62/69dB
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 64.2/83.1/74.3mpg64.2/78.5/72.4mpg60.1/88.3/74.3mpg
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 14.1/18.3/16.3mpl14.1/17.3/15.9mpl13.2/19.4/16.3mpl
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket190/99g/km/13%214/103g/km/14%179/99g/km/13%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensorsSix/yes/£305Six/yes/£245Six/yes/£250
Air-conditioning/leather/heated seatsYes/£1,225/£255Yes/£1,375/£215Yes/yes/no
Met paint/multifunc wheel/DAB radio£425/yes/£305£340/£175**/yes£475/yes/no
Stability/cruise ctrl/power-fold mirrorsYes/£235/£225Yes/£175**/£125£325/£500***/no
Sat-nav/USB connection/Bluetooth£1,375^^/yes/yes£1,345/£295**/£295**DFO/yes/yes

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