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Parkers overall rating: 4.1 out of 5 4.1

Miles per pound (mpp) Miles per pound (mpp)

Reliable fuel consumption data for comparison purposes is not available for this model.

Fuel economy

A more stringent standard for fuel economy (WLTP) was introduced from September 2017, and this model was not required to undergo that test. Its fuel economy measured under the previous test system was 39 - 76 mpg. However these figures are less likely to be achievable in real world driving and so should never be compared to another car's mpg which was measured under the newer, more realistic WLTP system.

The cheapest to run will be the 1.6-litre diesel engine that promises 80mpg. Audi dealers can be quite pricey when it comes to servicing but you will receive a high level of service. With a low Benefit-in-Kind bracket, the A1 Sportback is likely to feature on a lot of company car lists.

In terms of Audi A1 Sportback emissions, the 103bhp 1.6-litre diesel version once again rules the roost, emitting 92g/km of CO2. It means zero road tax, low parking charges and if you do enter the London Congestion Charge you'll not be charged for the privilege.

Audi has one of the best records in the industry so Audi A1 Sportback reliability should be fine. There are no reported problems with the three-door Audi A1 and the Sportback should fare just as well. High servicing bills and insurance costs have dented consumer satisfaction in the past, however.

Ongoing running costs

Road tax (12 months) £0 - £240
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Insurance group 9 - 38
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