Audi A1 2014 vs Volkswagen Polo 2014

Audi A1
2014 - 2018
Volkswagen Polo
2014 - 2017
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.6 Diesel1.4 Diesel


Power: 116 HP75 HP
Torque: 250 NM210 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 9.5 seconds12.9 seconds
Audi A1 is more dynamic to drive.
Audi A1 engine produces 41 HP more power than Volkswagen Polo, whereas torque is 40 NM more than Volkswagen Polo. Thanks to more power Audi A1 reaches 100 km/h speed 3.4 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 3.53.4
Real fuel consumption: 5.2 l/100km4.8 l/100km
The Volkswagen Polo is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Audi A1 consumes 0.1 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Volkswagen Polo, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Audi A1 could require 15 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Audi A1 consumes 0.4 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Volkswagen Polo.
Fuel tank capacity: 45 litres45 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 1280 km in combined cycle1320 km in combined cycle
1450 km on highway1450 km on highway
860 km with real consumption930 km with real consumption


Length: 3.97 m3.97 m
Width: 1.75 m1.68 m
Height: 1.42 m1.45 m
Audi A1 is larger, but slightly lower.
Audi A1 and Volkswagen Polo are practically the same length.
Trunk capacity: 270 litres280 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
920 litres952 litres
Audi A1 has 10 litres less trunk space than the Volkswagen Polo. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Volkswagen Polo (by 32 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.6 meters10.6 meters
Gross weight (kg): 1`6951`650
Safety: no data

above average
Audi A1 has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Volkswagen Polo has serious deffects in 20 percent more cases than Audi A1, so Audi A1 quality is probably better
Average price (€): 94005800
Pros and Cons: Audi A1 has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • fewer faults
Volkswagen Polo has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • lower price
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