The new Audi A1 has received its fifth title of the year the ‘Best Small Car’ at the 2011 Fleet World Honours. Steve Moody, Fleet World Editor said ‘Audi’s new A1 is just so desirable, combining chunky good looks with the firm’s meticulous attention to detail and quality. It might not be the cheapest supermini, but strong performance on the used market will balance the books. Pre-launch, it always looked like being a winner now on fleet, it has proved it.’
The new Audi A1 1.2 TFSI petrol engine linked exclusively to a five-speed manual transmission kicks off the range, its 86PS and 160Nm peak power and torque outputs enabling a 0-62mph time of 11.7 seconds and a 112mph top speed.Co2 emissions are low at just 118g/km with 55.4mpg capability.
The Audi A1’s Best Small Car Fleet World award joins the prestigious Car of the Year and Supermini of the Year awards from What Car? magazine, Best Small Hatchback from Parkers New Car Awards and Best Luxury Small Car from the CarBuyer Awards. Prices for the Audi A1 start from £13,420 OTR (1.2 TFSI 86PS SE model) and go to £20,710 OTR for the top of the range 1.4 TFSI 185PS model.