Swapped the 170 TDI for a 2.0 TT
I was offered a very good deal on the A3 as I was getting very frustrated with the ongoing hot restart problem that no-one could fix, so I traded it in against a 2.0 TT in Lava Grey. It's an Audi Exclusive colour that was a cancelled order, I was in the right place at the right time.
What is interesting is that on my daily commute, in the 170 I was doing 42 MPG, in the TFSI I get 38 MPG which confirms the suspicion I had all along in that I wouldn't have been that much worse off getting a petrol again.
In the week leading up to getting the TT, they lent me a 1.9 TDI SE A3. I was amazed at the economy of that thing - it didn't have a DIS, so I don't have figures, but on a run down to Stevenage and back and associated local mileage I managed over 550 miles to 3/4 of a tank. I'm sure I could have hit 700 miles to a tank of fuel in that car!
Anyway here are some pics of the TT: