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Audi A1 (2010-2018) review

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Key features
  • Small
  • Used only
  • Petrol/Diesel/Mild hybrid
Expert review

The A1 is Audi's prestigious contender in the small car category. Launched in 2010, it's based on the Volkswagen Polo hatchback but feels much more upmarket than that basis would suggest. Does it live up to the promise of its Audi branding - and can it beat the Mini? Find out in our full review.

What's included:
  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What's it great at?
  • What's it like to drive?
  • How reliable is it?
  • How comfortable and spacious is it?
  • How economical is it to run?
  • How safe is it?
  • Is there anything I should look out for?
  • Should I buy it?
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First reviewed by Which?

October 2010

Released

October 2010

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Best Buys and Don't Buys
We have tested 723 new and used cars and found that there are 46 Don't Buys and 144 Best Buys.
Range of New and used car scores
  1. 3%
    Lowest score
  2. 63%
    Average score
  3. 84%
    Highest score
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