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The 2019 Audi A1 is a proof of the new trend in SUV production: the incarnation of more 5-door SUV units. This is because buyers love more spacious units, considering the ultimate reason for SUV as a family car. Space is now coming before luxury. Even with the improved size of the new Audi A1, the German automaker may not offer the 2019 Audi A1 subcompact hatchback design to Audi customers in the US sequel to A3’s poor sales in the US market as a result of size. However, we have witnessed episodes of teaser campaign aimed at allowing us to catch a glimpse of the new Audi A1before it’s finally unveiled. With the car known as one of Audi’s oldest model, the current A1 is still one of the bestselling lineups from the automaker and the new Audi A1 is not likely going to beg for paychecks.
The car has a new body mostly as a result of its new platform that transitions the supermini into a more family-friendly SUV; offering a 5-door design. The new Audi A1 is not coming with the bubble shape that administers the traditional hatchback design. It has a wheelbase has been stretched further to enhance cabin space. And sitting on the MQB platform, the 2019 Audi A1 will share lots of features with the Audi A3 and Volkswagen Golf, and alongside other lineups made from the same platform.
The exterior design has more angular edges compared to the current model, and two different headlights: One step with two full setups of LEDs and the other with two projectors.
From the first teaser posted on Facebook, it’s confirmed that Audi A1 2019 interior will not be coming with the table-styled setup but the MMI Touch infotainment system. It features a 12.3-inch digital instrument panel which is nicely integrated on the dashboard and the already existing knobs and buttons for climatic control.
The 2019 Audi A1 will be available with options of either a 4-cylinder unit with up to 200hp or a 3-cylinder engine that can only boost of 120hp output. Both powerplants will be featuring cylinder deactivation and stop-start to enhance fuel economy. After the 2019 Audi A1 release date, a mild-hybrid featuring the reserved four-wheel-drive with more power and fuel economy will be available, though this model referred to as S1 won’t be able to drive on electric power only. The high-performance variant, S1 will produce output beyond 231hp using a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. It is expected that Customers will have the option to choose between a 6-speed manual unit and a 7-speed dual-clutch design.
The 2019 Audi A1 release date is still not clear until after a debut. Motor1 reports that the supermini revamped car will be unveiled on Wednesday in Barcelona, Spain. There, Audi would provide more information on the supply and upcoming variants. The 2019 Audi A1 price is expected to start at $22,500.