Audi A1 Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Audi A1 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
RECALL: More than 10,000 Audi A3, A1 and TT cars have faulty dual-clutch automatic transmissions
Audi Australia has recalled 10,373 A3 small cars, A1 light hatches and TT sports cars over a production defect with their seven-speed S Tronic dual-clutch automatic transmissionsRead More
Audi A1 or VW Golf?
Audi was caught up in the same DSG automatic transmission problems that afflicted VW, but you would hope that those problems have been sorted out on the later models such as the 2015 car you're looking to buy. Apart from that doubt the A1 is generally a sound car. As for servicing costs the A1 is about the same as the VW.
Audi will recall 16,000 cars by end of 2016 | Dieselgate
Huge recall program set to start as soon as this month, to be completed by December 2016.Read More
Audi/VW parts sharing?
Historically you are correct but the current situation is that Audi mostly uses “tool boxes" of platforms and parts developed by parent company Volkswagen. It dresses them up nicely and adds quality but it's still a fact that an Audi A1 is a VW Polo under the skin and that an A3 is a Golf.
Audi A1 Sportsback keyless entry
It might be misleading in that it suggests that it should work on all doors, but it's done that way for safety so anyone with malicious intent can't jump into the car through the other doors while you're getting yourself organized and getting into the car yourself. If you feel sufficiently aggrieved about it you could complain, but I wouldn't be complaining about it myself.
Audi recalls 1500 A1, A3 and TT cars
A problem that could short circuit and blow fuses in the electricals of their seven-speed dual clutch gearboxes (DSGs) has prompted a safety recall by Audi for the A1, A3 and TT using that ...Read More