Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0

Although Audi S1 safety hasn’t been tested specifically by independent experts Euro NCAP, the regular three-door A1 was awarded a five-star rating when tested in 2010.

Powerful brakes and a sophisticated Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system help keep the A1 under control and there’s a compliment of six airbags should the worst happen.

Like the regular A1, the S1 seats four. The boot isn’t huge at 210 litres (or 860 with the 50:50-split rear seat backs folded) – you’ll just about fit two medium-sized suitcases in there.

There’s a decent amount of cubby space for loose items around the interior, including a plastic moulding with cup holders between the rear seats.

Leg room for rear passengers is reasonable enough behind an average-sized driver.

Basic equipment

The basic equipment list includes equipment that is standard across all versions of the Audi A1 S1 (14-18).

  • ABS
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • CD
  • Climate control
  • Cruise control
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Electric mirrors
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated mirrors
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Lumbar support
  • Parking sensors
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Remote locking
  • Service indicator
  • Side airbags
  • Sports seats
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
  • Traction control

Equipment by trim level

To view equipment options for a specific trim level, please select from the following list:

Equipment included on some trim levels
  • Rear electric windows

S1 equipment

S1 standard equipment
Same as basic equipment
S1 optional equipment
  • Rear electric windows

Euro NCAP Rating – 5 stars

The Audi A1 S1 (14-18) was tested by Euro NCAP in 2010 and was awarded a 5 star overall rating. This overall rating is calculated from the following individual ratings:

5 star rating
Test 2010
Individual safety ratings
Adult Occupant: 90%
Child Occupant: 79%
Vulnerable Road Users: 49%
Safety Assist: 86%

Euro NCAP provides motoring consumers with a realistic and independent assessment of the safety performance of some of the most popular cars sold in Europe. The safety ratings are determined from a series of vehicle tests, designed and carried out by Euro NCAP. These tests represent, in a simplified way, important real life accident scenarios that could result in injured or killed car occupants or other road users.