Sometimes the difference is a matter of centimeters and in the case of the Audi A1 city carver are 4 . This is the greatest height that the small version of the Ingolstadt Crossover can boast compared to the basic version: 3.5 cm comes from the new set-up, while the remaining half centimeter depends on the tires with a more generous shoulder.
It can be ordered from October 2019 , choosing between two versions of the same engine, the 1.0 TFSI of 95 or 116 hp . Its preferred competitors are certainly the DS3 Crossback and the MINI 5-door , but some might even choose it instead of a particularly dynamic Crossover of the B segment, like the Mazda CX-3 , the Toyota C-HR or the newborn Ford Puma .
The list prices for the A1 city car , net of any discounts, start at € 23,950 for the 1.0 (25) TFSI 95 bhp and 175 Nm and from € 24,700 for the 1.0 (30) TFSI 116 bhp variant , and 200 Nm, which become 26,550 euros opting for the S tronic transmission.
One engine, two powers
The entry level version, called 25 TFSI and combined only with the 5-speed manual gearbox , runs from 0 to 100 km / h in 10.8 seconds and reaches a top speed of 187 km / h compared to consumption in the combined cycle of 5, 9-6.0 liters per 100 kilometers and emissions of 133-136 grams / km of CO2.
The more powerful 30 TFSI variant is available with either a 6-speed manual transmission or the S tronic 7-speed dual-clutch transmission . In the latter case, the transition from 0 to 100 km / h takes place in 9.4 seconds , the car touches 198 km / h and fuel consumption and emissions stand at 6.4-6.7 liters / 100 km respectively and 145-152 g / km of CO2.
As for the features, the MMI color touch display is standard, as are the full LED headlights with dynamic direction indicators at the rear. In addition, A1 citycarver can rely on alloy wheels, in the entry level variant, from 16 instead of 15 inches.
The Audi pre-sense front with pedestrian and cyclist detection, lane keeping device and light / rain sensor are also standard. The instrument panel lacks analogue indicators and at the top of the range is the Audi virtual cockpit .
Finally, with the MMI plus navigation system, you can access Audi connect services, with the Hybrid Radio function, the Wi-Fi hotspot and information on travel, parking and roads, access to Twitter and the e-mail box. mail as well as navigation with Google Earth and Google Street View.
|Audi A1 Citycarver 25 TFSI||24,700 euros|
|Audi A1 Citycarver 30 TFSI||26.550 euros|