AUDI A1 2013

with a petrol engine

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5 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score32.75out of 37
Frontal Offset test14.9out of 16
Side impact test13.85out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points2out of 3
Data suplied by euroNCAP


The tested model of Audi A1 was introduced in Australia during 2010. This rating applies to all petrol variants, including the 5-door Sportback.

The A1 scored 14.9 out of 16 in the offset crash test. The passenger compartment held its shape well. There was a slight risk of serious chest and leg injury for the driver.

The vehicle scored 13.85 out of 16 in the side impact crash test. There was a moderate risk of serious chest injury for the driver. A further two points were scored in the optional pole test.

Important note: The 3-door left-hand-drive European model was tested by Euro NCAP. ANCAP was provided with technical information which showed that the rating applies to 5-door (Sportback) petrol variants.


Safety Feature Summary

The safety feature information below is subject to change without notice. For up to date safety feature specifications for all variants, please see the safety feature table to the right or contact the manufacturer.

Dual front airbags, side airbags and head-protecting side curtains are standard equipment. Antilock brakes (ABS), electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD) and electronic stability control (ESC) are also standard. Intelligent seat belt reminders are fitted to both front seats.

Pretensioners are fitted to the front seat belts to reduce slack in the event of a crash. A three point seat belt is fitted to the centre rear seat.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 14.9 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.23 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 3.67 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the offset crash test. The accelerator pedal moved rearwards by 14mm and downwards 28mm. The steering wheel hub moved 22mm forward, 10mm upward and 1mm sideways. The front ("A") pillar moved 12mm rearwards. All doors remained closed during the crash. After the crash the all doors could be opened with normal effort.

The airbag cushioned the head of the driver and contact was stable. There were no knee hazards. The passenger's head was cushioned by the airbag.

What is frontal offset test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Side Impact Test Results

Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 13.85 pts (out of 16)
Head 4 pts
Chest 2.09 pts
Abdomen 3.76 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

The vehicle was eligible for an optional pole impact test, since it had head-protecting side airbags. The manufacturer decided to go ahead with the pole test and the vehicle earned a further two points.

What is side impact test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Whiplash Protection Test

The A1 achieved a GOOD whiplash protection rating.

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Pedestrian Summary

Protection offered by the bumper to pedestrians' legs was good. The front edge of the bonnet was poor in almost every area tested. The bonnet was rated as good in most areas where a child's head might hit. However, for those areas likely to be struck by an adult's head, the protection offered was predominantly poor.


Pedestrian Rating Explained

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Green Vehicle Guide

Combined Fuel Consumption CO2 Greenhouse Rating Air Pollution Rating Overall Rating
5.1 L/100km 118 g/km 8.5 Greenhouse Rating 8.5 /10 10 Air Pollution Rating 10 /10 5-Star Overall Rating

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