The Audi A1 1.4 TFSI Sportback as 2nd hand cars for salePosted by Eduan Van Rooyen on Dec 11, 2012 in Second hand cars | Comments Off
Compact, but not so small that you won’t get noticed around town. What does the nifty Audi A1 1.4 TFSI Sportback have to offer as 2nd hand cars for sale?
• Great looks
• Playful handling
• Plenty of pull and power
• Fun to drive
• Impressive economy
• 5 door has better accessibility than the 3 door version
• Limited rear seat space
• Pricey add-ons
• Small boot space
Whatcar.com praised the Audi 1.4 A1 TFSI Sportback as being the best A1 Sportback because of its good engine and keen equipment. They gave it 4 out of 5 stars overall.
Technical specs for the TFSI Sportback as 2nd hand cars for sale.
Max power (bhp/rpm): 121/5000
0-60 mph (secs): 9
Top speed 126 mph
Average mpg 52.3
Steering adjustment reach
Steering adjustment rake
3 Point centre belt
Side Impact Bars
Electronic stability programme
Unique fit stereo
The following are not standard and will cost you extra: cruise control, climate control, heated seats, power folding mirror, satellite navigation, rear parking sensor and rain sensing wipers.
As 2nd hand cars for sale, the Audi 1.4 A1 TFSI Sportback is fastidiously finished. Themotorreport.com. describes the interior as having high-grade surfaces, plenty of soft-touch plastics, and a precise quality feel to the switchgear. “A little more wriggle room for longer trips might be in order, but once the road starts winding they are just right: grippy enough for a firm hold without being too restrictive.”
Whatcar.com describes the firm, supportive seats, lots of adjustment and an orderly dash with big, clear instruments as being pure Audi.
Handling and performance are fast and flexible.
As 2nd hand cars for sale, the 1.4 TFSI Sportback delivers 136kW of power at 3600rpm backed by a thick 250Nm of torque from 1500rpm-4000rpm. “It has no trouble powering the compact A1. Small it is, but it’s no slouch,” says the motorreport.co,au. “The ride is fine on variable city streets, and grippy and direct out of town – firm but not jarring.”
The engines are smooth and quiet, and you’re well isolated from road and wind noise at higher speeds. The engine stop-start system works smoothly and unobtrusively, too.