The Audi A1 1.4 TFSI Sportback as 2nd hand cars for sale

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?

Thumbs Up:
• Great looks
• Playful handling
• Plenty of pull and power
• Fun to drive
• Impressive economy
• 5 door has better accessibility than the 3 door version

Thumbs down:
• 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
Electric mirrors
Heated mirrors
Power Steering
Steering adjustment reach
Steering adjustment rake
MP3/iPod Connection
Alloy wheels
Front Foglights
Leather Seats
Split/fold seats
Passenger airbag
Side airbags
ABS
3 Point centre belt
Driver’s airbag
Belt pretensioners
Side Impact Bars
Traction control
Curtain Airbag
Electronic stability programme
Alarm Standard
Immobiliser
Deadlocks
Central locking
Remote locking
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.