The least costly A1, the 30 TFSI comes with the 1.0-litre three-cylinder powertrain, with manual air-conditioning, cloth seats, 8.8-inch multimedia screen, and 16-inch alloy wheels as standard.
Stepping up to the 35 TFSI brings the more powerful 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine, bigger 17-inch wheels, premium cloth upholstery, auto-dimming interior mirror, front centre armrest, and wireless phone charger.
Spending more again on the sporty 40 TFSI brings the most powerful engine, adjustable suspension that you can adjust to suit different driving conditions, red brake calipers, 18-inch wheels with lower profile tyres for improved handling, and sports front seats with extra side support.
The 40 TSFI also receives climate-control air-conditioning (which maintains a set temperature), while the infotainment system comes with a bigger 10.10-inch multimedia screen, ‘Virtual Cockpit’ map display in the digital gauge cluster, 3D satellite navigation with online traffic alerts, and Apple CarPlay that syncs via Blutooth and doesn’t require a USB connection.
These infotainment extras are available in the 35 TFSI as part of the extra-cost Technik package for about $3200).
The Audi A1 is also available with a bunch of optional extras available in packages or individual items.