A new more fuel efficient version of the Audi A1 1.6 TDI has a CO2 emissions output of 99g/km, meaning no road tax and no London Congestion Charge, with a fuel consumption figure of 74.3mpg. On the road prices remain unchanged, for the SE, Sport and S line models ranging from £14,480 to £17,865.
Revisions to the fuel system and engine management system have reduced CO2 output of the Audi A1 1.6 TDI from 105g/km to 99g/km and brought an increase in fuel efficiency from 70.6mpg to 74.3mpg. These figures are supported by the engine start-stop feature and energy recuperation system.
The Audi A1 1.6 TDI's turbo charged and directly injected common rail unit is mated to a five speed manual transmission, and reaches 62mph from standing in 10.5 seconds, and has a top speed of 118mph.
The reduced co2 level means not only is the Audi A1 1.6 TDI exempt from the London Congestion charge, but also from Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) from year 2 onwards.
The Audi A1 1.6 TDI, features alloy wheels, remote central locking, air conditioning, electric front windows and mirrors and a six-speaker single CD audio system with auxiliary iPod connection linked to a 6.5-inch retractable display.
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