Audi is a German car manufacturer which has been owned by Volkswagen since 1966. The company name is based on the surname of the founder August Horch, his surname meaning listen in German—which, when translated into Latin, becomes Audi.
The smaller cars from the Audi range are available as a Mobility cars but given the historic high resale values of Audi cars it is a tad disappointing that the Advance Payments are not a little more competitive.
Aimed at young affluent urbanites that drive Mini’s the A1 is a three or five door door hatchback that has been a big hit since it arrived in August 2010. It was awarded car of the year 2011 by What Car magazine.
Advance Payments have been fluctuating for the last few price changes and appear to have settled. The 1.6 diesel that will give you 76.3 mpg is £299 Advance Payment.
The A3 is available as a three door hatchback or five door Sportback, now in its third generation the new A3 is evolution not revolution in external design but a range of exceptional engines and a delightful cabin beautifully built will ensure the A3 is a popular choice for the more discerning motorist. This quarter the updated A3 has the 1.0 three cylinder petrol engine added to the range that is available from £99 Advance Payment.
The Audi Q3 is the smallest SUV from Audi, the Q5 and Q7 are too expensive to be on the scheme, but don’t think the Q3 is small just because it has two bigger brothers, there is room for five (at a push) and the 460 litre boot is very generous.
The front wheel drive manual gearbox 1.4 litre 150bhp Petrol is available from £1499 for a manual or £2099 Advance Payment as an Auto.