Insurance groups range from 1 to 50 and dictates the cost of the vehicles insurance. The higher the group, the higher the insurance will be for the vehicle.
BHP rates the engine performance of vehicles and stands for the brake horsepower.
CO2 is the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by the vehicle in grams per kilometre travelled, the lower the CO2 emissions the cleaner the vehicle is for the environment.
The total number of seats in the vehicle.
Number Of Seats
Road Tax is based upon the CO2 emissions of the vehicle and is split into 13 bands from A to M. The higher the letter the greater the cost of tax paid to drive the vehicle on public roads. In addition to the road tax detailed below, any vehicle that had a manufacturers retail price in excess of £40,000 when first sold, attracts a road tax supplement of an additional £310 per year. This is charged until the vehicle is 6 years old.
""ALL OF OUR USED VEHICLES AT MACKLIN MOTORS ARE SUPPLIED FULLY PREPARED TO THE HIGHEST STANDARDS BOTH MECHANICALLY AND COSMETICALLY AND COME WITH PEACE OF MIND FROM OUR MAIN DEALER GUARANTEE. EVERY VEHICLE COMES WITH A FULL HPI CHECK TO ASSURE OUR CUSTOMERS OF NO REGISTERED ACCIDENT CLAIMS, NO OUTSTANDING FINANCE AND THAT THE VEHICLE IS NOT IMPORTED. IN ADDITION TO ALL OF THIS WE COMPLETE A FULL GOVERNMENT VOSA REPORT TO VERIFY THE MILEAGE ON ALL OF OUR VEHICLES OVER 3 YEARS OLD. UNLIKE MANY OTHER MAIN DEALERS WE DO NOT CHARGE ANY ADMINISTRATION FEE FOR THIS. WE ALSO OFFER NATIONWIDE DELIVERY ON ALL OF OUR USED CARS SO CALL TODAY TO ARRANGE A VIEWING OR TEST DRIVE AND LET ONE OF OUR FULLY TRAINED AND FCA ACCREDITED SALES EXECUTIVES GIVE YOU THE MACKLIN MOTORS EXPERIENCE..........PROVIDING CUSTOMER SERVICE THRU HONESTY AND TRUST"
Alexander Sharp, General Manager
- Air Conditioning
- Low Mileage
|Electric front windows|
|Electric rear windows|
|Heated rear windscreen|
|Heat insulating glass|
|ESP with ASR|
|Voice control system|
|Driver's information system|
|Service interval indicator|
|Body colour door mirrors with integral indicators|
|Electric adjustable door mirrors|
|Heated door mirrors|
|Aluminium interior trim|
|Exterior Body Features|
|Body coloured bumpers|
|S Line body styling|
|Front fog lights|
|Rake/reach adjustable steering wheel|
|Black cloth headlining|
|Door sills with aluminium inlays|
|3 spoke leather multifunction S Line steering wheel|
|First aid kit|
|Driver and passenger side airbags|
|3 point seatbelts on all seats|
|Driver/Front Passenger airbags|
|Front passenger airbag deactivation|
|Front and rear seatbelt reminder|
|Height adjustable front seatbelts|
|Height adjustable front seats|
|Lumbar adjustment for front seats|
|Split folding rear seats|
|Adjustable rear head restraints|
|Front head restraints|
|Isofix attachments on rear seats|
|Locking wheel bolts|
|Remote control central locking|
|Thatcham category 1 alarm+immobiliser|
|Wheels - Spare|
|Tyre repair kit|
The specification listed for this vehicle was standard when purchased new. The actual specification may vary, for confirmation, please contact our sales department.
Ten Second Review
The A1 Sportback 1.4 TFSI COD features a modern turbocharged petrol engine that features a cylinder cut-off system which means that when cruising, it'll run on two rather than four cylinders. The result? Economy of 60.1mpg, yet it has the ability to nip to 60mph in less than 8 seconds.
It's a fact of life that we want to have our cake and eat it. We want tasty food that's low in calories, we want bargain basement flights but expect quality service and we all want a well-paid job that sends you home with a smile on your face. The sad fact is, most of the time it's a fruitless pursuit. Once in a while, however, a car comes along that really can offer you the best of both worlds. It's rare that you'll find one that's both quick and economical, and it's almost unheard of for that car to also be family-friendly, stylish and not be saddled with a vast asking price. Step forward Audi's A1 Sportback 1.4 TFSI COD. Okay, so its name isn't the most elegant thing about it, but stick with it. This is a car with a trick or two up its sleeve.
We've seen this cylinder deactivation system on some of the bigger Audi models such as the S8, but didn't expect it to appear quite so quickly on an A1. This engine is powered by a 138bhp version of Audi's 1.4-litre TFSI powerplant but features a clever piece of engineering on the camshaft. Basically, the second and third cylinders of this four-pot engine are shifted to a cam profile which doesn't activate the valves under low and intermediate loads and when coasting. This can occur at any point between 1400-4000rpm. Give the throttle or brake a good prod and it reverts to firing on four. It's actually devilishly hard to detect when it's operating because you're normally just tickling along. The central display screen can give you the nod or, if you've got a good ear, you can hear a slight change in engine timbre. It's certainly quick enough, managing 60mph from rest in 7.8 seconds, which used to be the preserve of a respectable hot hatch. Aside from the smart engine tech, the A1 Sportback 1.4 TFSI COD feels remarkably conventional. The Volkswagen Polo-derived underpinnings work well enough, and weight distribution is remarkably evenly spread, front-to-rear . Combined with short overhangs and the latest generation Electronic Stability Programme (ESP) with electronic axle differential, this makes for safe and predictable handling. You can drive it really hard and revel in its faithful responses, knowing that it's on your side. Some sports hatches might offer a little more in feedback, but it would take a very well driven hot hatch to put distance between it and a well-driven A1 1.4 TFSI on a twisty road.
Design and Build
Although the silhouette isn't quite as pure as that of the three-door A1, this Sportback model is still a handsome thing with the rear set of doors well integrated into its compact wheelbase. It's six millimetres taller and six millimetres wider than the three-door variant, and inside offers a smidgeon more head and shoulder room as a result. It also makes provision for a third passenger in the back, although it's a squeeze for adults. Luggage capacity is on a par with the three-door A1 at 270 litres with the backrests of the standard split/folding rear seat in place - or 920 litres with the seat folded. The retractable head restraints do not have to be removed to do this. The loading lip is a comfortably low 66 centimetres, and stowage can be further simplified by an optional luggage package which features divided storage compartments under the loading floor to prevent your bottles of Coke scrambling your eggs on the way home. The cabin is quiet and maturely finished with no speedometers the size of dinner plates or garish graphics. Audi contend that if you're downsizing from a bigger car, you expect big car sophistication and the A1 serves that up in spades. Everything is soft touch, silicon damped and consistent in feel and design. You'll need to work hard to spot compromises brought about by cost, fulfilling the car's original design brief to the letter.
Market and Model
The A1 Sportback bears a premium of around £600 over its three-door sibling, a mark-up which is just on the right side of predatory. Standard equipment includes two front airbags, side airbags and curtain head bags. Isofix child seat fixings, seatbelt tensioners and integral headrests round out the safety provision. There's also the option of features like xenon headlights with LED technology for the running lights, interior lights and tail lamps, plus light and rain sensors, a panoramic sunroof, two navigation systems and a thumping 465-watt Bose surround sound stereo with no fewer than 14 speakers. There's a choice of manual or automatic air conditioning systems and heated front seats are a further option. One extra feature that's certainly worth a look is the Bluetooth online car phone. It brings 'Audi connect' online services to the A1 Sportback. These include navigation with images from Google Earth, news, weather and travel information, plus web radio and a voice-controlled points of interest search. At a later date, it will also incorporate Google Street View images. A WLAN hotspot connects mobile devices on board to the Internet but do check the terms and conditions of your service provider's data coverage, especially if you're abroad.
Cost of Ownership
Yes, it can be an out of body experience writing a cheque for nearly £20,000 for the smallest model Audi makes, but play the long game and you'll end up with a very enjoyable car that isn't going to cost a fortune to own. Much of that comes via residual values that are already the very best in the supermini class. Couple that with reasonable insurance premiums and excellent economy and emissions figures and you have a car that's expensive enough to combat oversupply, yet cheap enough that it makes realistic sense for young families with plenty of other competing spending priorities. Fuel economy is impressive. According to Audi's figures, the COD system can save up to 0.4 litres per 100km, so by my maths, this A1 Sportback will return 60.1mpg, which compares favourably to the 53.3mpg figure of the 120bhp 1.4 TFSI without COD technology. It's a similar story with emissions, where the COD-equipped car manages 109g/km and the standard 1.4 TFSI 122g/km. More power with lower emissions and better economy? That's about the size of it.
Electric front windows, ABS/EBD, Voice control system, PAS, Driver's information system, Body colour door mirrors with integral indicators, Body coloured bumpers, Front fog lights, Rake/reach adjustable steering wheel...
|0 to 60 mph (secs)|
|0 to 62 mph (secs)||9|
|Engine Power - BHP||122|
|Engine Power - KW||90|
|Engine Power - PS|
|Engine Power - RPM||5000|
|Engine Torque - LBS.FT||148|
|Engine Torque - MKG||20|
|Engine Torque - NM||200|
|Engine Torque - RPM||1500|
|Emissions - ICE|
|CO2 (g/km)||126 (g/km)|
|Standard Euro Emissions||EURO 5|
|Fuel Consumption - ICE|
|EC Combined (mpg)||52.3|
|EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies|
|EC Extra Urban (mpg)||61.4|
|EC Urban (mpg)||40.9|
The Cash Price is the ‘On the road price’ that the Dealership offers the vehicle at the point of sale. This is derived from any Manufacturer or Dealer savings from the Recommended Retail Price listed by the Manufacturer.
With thousands of models available we can offer you a competitive cash price quotation against any of our vehicles.
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PCP (Personal Contract Purchase) a simple cost effective way to buy your new or nearly new
You choose the car, the deposit, how long you want the contract to run for and the mileage you intend to do. You will then receive a quote for fixed cost motoring for the length of the contract. At the end of the contract you have a choice to either buy the car outright for an agreed lump sum (the GFV or final balloon payment), or hand the vehicle back to the lender.
Hire Purchase allows you to take ownership of a car once all payments are made.
This is one of the most popular methods to buy a new vehicle. You pay an initial deposit, then pay off the balance in monthly payments over an agreed period of time, when the payments are complete the car is yours.
One of the main benefits with Hire Purchase is the ability to buy a high value vehicle on
Hire Purchase allows you to tailor your finance package as deposit, length of time and monthly payments are all flexible.
Personal contract hire is very similar to normal contract hire, but is exclusively for
private individuals. This
is one of the most common form of leasing.
With a personal contract hire agreement you take control of a car for a contractual period – usually referred to as the ‘lease period’. You will make fixed monthly payments for the duration of the contract – when the contract expires you will simply return the car and take out a new personal contract hire lease. PCH means you never have to worry about resale values of your car.
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