Audi A1 2014 vs Audi A3 2015

Audi A1
2014 - 2018
Audi A3
2015 - 2016
Body: HatchbackSedan
The hatchback generally has more luggage space thanks to a larger trunk door opening and the ability to convert the rear of the passenger compartment into luggage space. Sedans tend to be quieter than hatchbacks, due to a more isolated rear area.
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.6 Diesel1.6 Diesel


Power: 116 HP110 HP
Torque: 250 NM250 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 9.5 seconds10.7 seconds
Audi A1 is more dynamic to drive.
Audi A1 engine produces 6 HP more power than Audi A3, the torque is the same for both cars. Thanks to more power Audi A1 reaches 100 km/h speed 1.2 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 3.5no data
Fuel tank capacity: 45 litres50 litres
860 km with real consumption900 km with real consumption


Length: 3.97 m4.46 m
Width: 1.75 m1.80 m
Height: 1.42 m1.42 m
Audi A1 is smaller, but slightly higher.
Audi A1 is 48 cm shorter than the Audi A3, 5 cm narrower the height of the cars does not differ significantly.
Trunk capacity: 270 litres425 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
920 litres880 litres
Audi A1 has 155 litres less trunk space than the Audi A3. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Audi A1 (by 40 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.6 meters11 meters
The turning circle of the Audi A1 is 0.4 metres less than that of the Audi A3, which means Audi A1 can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`6951`765
Safety: no datano data

above average
Audi A1 has slightly fewer faults.
Deffect rate in annual technical inspection is similar for both cars, it's slightly higher for Audi A3, so Audi A1 quality could be a bit better.
Average price (€): 940013 000
Pros and Cons: Audi A1 has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • lower price
Audi A3 has
  • roomier boot
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