The Audi A1 is a fine car – it's great to drive, comfortable to sit in and is available with lots of big car options. However, if you can live without a posh badge, the Peugeot 208 and VW Polo offer slightly more for less.get the best price
Sport trim is our recommendation, because it brings 16in alloy wheels (that don’t ruin ride comfort), cruise control and rear parking sensors. You also get a greater range of personalisation options, including a contrasting colour roof.
Engine: 30 TFSI
The 30 TFSI is a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol with 114bhp and performance is more than adequate. It pulls well from around 2000rpm and, if you let the revs build to 6000rpm before changing gear, 0-60mph takes 9.1sec.