The VW up! is a city car with great performance in a winning package - there's a lot to like about this charming, fun-to-drive impressive little car. It's also affordable and a class leader.
There are three engine choices from the three cylinder 1.0 litre petrol engine which are the 59 bhp and 74 bhp and the 2016 facelift introduced the 89 bhp engine; all of these engines return around 60 mpg. They are also good performers around town and surprisingly agile when cruising on motorways. The smallest engines are also available with the firm's BlueMotion technology which boosts economy to 67 mpg and reduces emissions. There's also the all-electric Volkswagen e-up! available which has a range of 99 miles.
The cabin for the Vw up! is surprisingly spacious and there is enough room for four adults to travel in comfort; it's a great car to drive round town and the suspension helps make long journeys a comfortable experience. The five-door version offers the most practicality and while the boot size isn't the biggest in its class, it does measure 251 litres in size.
The engines deliver good performance and the car handles well, even with a full payload, and it's an easy car to drive and live with; the engines never sound particularly strained and are responsive when necessary. Standard equipment includes a DAB radio while central locking and air conditioning are options - there's a decent options list which includes a range of exterior colours including some bright choices to stand out from the crowds.
Essentially, for anybody looking for a quality city car, there's a lot to recommend the Volkswagen up! which offers a spacious cabin, an impressive drive and is a serious contender in what is a fiercely fought segment.
Why not have a look at the up! on the official Volkswagen UK company website and get the latest news about the up! in the UK at the VW up! owner’s club and forum site. You may also like to see what they're saying about the up! on the Top Gear website.
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