Car reviews - Audi - A1 - S1 Sportback

*price excludes on road costs and dealer delivery fees



Top^The Basics

  • Body Type: Hatchback
  • Seats: 4
  • Series: 8X MY15
  • Warranty (kms): Unlimited
  • Warranty (years): Three years


  • Aspiration: Direct Injection Turbo
  • Bore: 82.5mm
  • Capacity: 1984cc
  • Compression Ratio: 9.3:1
  • Cylinders: 4
  • Engine type: Inline
  • Fuel type: Premium Unleaded 95
  • Litre: 2.0
  • Location: Front
  • Orientation: Inline
  • Valve desc.: DOHC
  • Valves: 16


  • Drive train: All-wheel drive
  • Shift position: floor
  • Transmission: 6-speed manual

Top^Weight and Capacities

  • Fuel tank size: 45 litres


  • CO2 Emissions: 166 g/km
  • EURO rating: 6
  • Fuel usage: 7.1 l/100km
  • Fuel usage (City): 9.2 l/100km
  • Fuel usage (Highway): 5.9 l/100km
  • Greenhouse rating: 7
  • Gross vehicle mass GVM (kgs): 1790
  • Kerb to kerb: 10.6m
  • Payload (kgs): 450
  • Power (kW): 170
  • Power (RPM): 6000
  • Stroke: 92.8
  • Torque (Nm): 370
  • Torque (rpm): 1600-3000
  • Weight (kgs): 1340

Top^Wheels and Tyres

  • Front tyres: 215/40
  • Front wheels: 7.5/17
  • Rear tyres: 215/40
  • Rear wheels: 7.5/17
  • Spare: Temporary
  • Type: Alloy

Top^Dimensions (Exterior)

  • Doors: 5
  • Ground clearance: 121mm
  • Height: 1423mm
  • Length: 3975mm
  • Track front: 1474
  • Track rear: 1452
  • Wheelbase: 2469
  • Width (without mirrors): 1746mm

Top^Dimensions (Interior)

  • Luggage volume: 210
  • Luggage volume seats down: 860


  • Audi sound system:
    • - 10 speakers including subwoofer
    • - 6 channel amplifier
    • - total output 180watts
  • Infotainment:
    • - 20gb music storage
    • - 6.5” colour display screen
    • - dvd player
    • - hard drive
    • - mmi navigation plus
    • - two sdhc memory card readers
    • - voice control system
  • Sport front seats with bolsters:
    • - cloth/leather upholstery
    • - height adjust & lumbar support
    • - integrated head restraints
  • Sport leather steering wheel: multi-function & flat bottom
  • Other:
    • - Aluminium-look interior elements
    • - Auto dimming rear view mirror
    • - Automatic climate control
    • - Black cloth headlining
    • - Bluetooth mobile phone interface
    • - Cruise control system
    • - Door sill trims with aluminium insert
    • - Driver information system
    • - Extended elements in mono pur
    • - Flat tyre indicator
    • - Floor mats front & rear
    • - Front centre armrest
    • - Gloss black air vent sleeves
    • - Interior lighting package
    • - Light & rain sensor
    • - Stainless steel pedals & footrest
    • - Tilt & telescopic steering column


  • Platinum grey front grille:
    • - s1 badge
    • - twin horizontal chrome bars
  • 17”x 7.5J alloy wheels: 5 parallel spoke s design
  • Electric door mirrors: aluminium-look
  • Four tailpipe exhaust system: with opening flaps
  • Parking system: rear
  • Xenon plus headlights: with led daytime running lights
  • Other:
    • - 215/40R17 tyres
    • - Large roof spoiler
    • - LED rear lights
    • - Tyre repair kit


  • - Driver & front passenger front airbag
  • - Front side airbags
  • - Head level curtain airbags
  • - Safety steering column


  • - Remote central locking


  • Electronic stabilisation control:
    • - two stage deactivation
    • - with asr & edl
  • 4 wheel disc brakes: front ventilated
  • Audi drive select: dynamic handling system
  • Electromechanical power steering: speed sensitive
  • S sport suspension: with switchable dampers
  • Other:
    • - ABS
    • - Four link rear axle
    • - High performance brake system
    • - MacPherson type front suspension
    • - Stop/Start system

*pricing as of June 2015 ( Manual transmission pricing unless specified )

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