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Volkswagen Up Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Volkswagen Up here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Best second-hand city runaround?

    I wouldn't consider any of the European brands, they're too expensive and cost too much to run. That rules out the Up. Asian brands, particularly the better-known and well-respected Japanese brands are a much better bet, which rules in the Echo. The Asian brands tend to be more reliable and cost much less to run. Another to look at in your situation is the Suzuki Alto

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Volkswagen Up Models Price and Specs

The price range for the Volkswagen Up varies based on the trim level you choose. Starting at $7,260 and going to $10,890 for the latest year the model was manufactured. The model range is available in the following body types starting from the engine/transmission specs shown below.

Year Body Type Specs Price from Price to
2014 Hatchback 1.0L, PULP, 5 SP MAN $7,260 $10,890
2013 Hatchback 1.0L, PULP, 5 SP MAN $7,970 $8,995
2012 Hatchback 1.0L, PULP, 5 SP MAN $4,999 $9,990
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Volkswagen Up Dimensions

The dimensions of the Volkswagen Up Hatchback vary according to year of manufacture and spec level.

Year Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
2014 Hatchback 1476x1641x3540 mm 144 mm
2013 Hatchback 1476x1641x3540 mm 144 mm
2012 Hatchback 1476x1641x3540 mm 144 mm
The dimensions shown above are for the base model. See All Volkswagen Up Dimensions

Volkswagen Up Wheel Size

The Volkswagen Up has a number of different wheel and tyre options. When it comes to tyres, these range from 165x70 R14 for Hatchback in 2014 with a wheel size that spans from 14x5 inches.

Year Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
2014 Hatchback 165x70 R14 14x5 inches 165x70 R14 14x5 inches
2013 Hatchback 165x70 R14 14x5 inches 165x70 R14 14x5 inches
2012 Hatchback 165x70 R14 14x5 inches 165x70 R14 14x5 inches
The dimensions shown above are for the base model. See All Volkswagen Up Wheel Sizes

Volkswagen Up Fuel Consumption

The Volkswagen Up is available in a number of variants and body types that are powered by PULP fuel type(s). It has an estimated fuel consumption starting from 4.9L/100km for Hatchback /PULP for the latest year the model was manufactured.

Year Body Type Fuel Consumption* Engine Fuel Type Transmission
2014 Hatchback 4.9L/100km 1.0L PULP 5 SP MAN
2013 Hatchback 4.9L/100km 1.0L PULP 5 SP MAN
2012 Hatchback 4.9L/100km 1.0L PULP 5 SP MAN
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Volkswagen Up Towing Capacity

The Volkswagen Up has no towing capacity for the last 3 years the model was manufactured.

Year Body Type Braked Capacity from Braked Capacity to
2014 Hatchback 0kg 0kg
2013 Hatchback 0kg 0kg
2012 Hatchback 0kg 0kg
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