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Overall reader verdict 5 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    4 out of 5 stars

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Volkswagen Up (12-) Hatchback
14 reader reviews for Volkswagen Up Hatchback.
  • 1.0 75 High Up 3dr

    Mark Steers , Berkshire . Date: 03/02/2013
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      53

    My car

    A great little car that I prefer driving around town than my BMW. The car looks great, rides OK on the 16 inch wheels and is plenty fast enough. Very well equipped and the sat nav and voice activation works really well. For the longer journey a number of people have the ride has made them a little queasy....which I would agree with.

    My only gripe....and it is a big one is the front seat adjustment when people are using the back seats....it is a nightmare and for a few quid extra I would have paid for a properly engineered solution.....so if you use the back seats on a regular basis and the 3 door at all costs....it will drive you mad. Overall, a great car I would recommend.

  • 1.0 60 high up! 3dr

    Yagmur Ekici , London . Date: 20/01/2013
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    The VW High Up is a dream city car. Easy to use (once you figure out the petrol cap), cheap to run, has great little satnav and a really cool interior. There's nothing to fault really. The heated seats are an added bonus, ESPECIALLY in this freezing weather. There's lots you can do with the satnav once you spend some time figuring it out. Road tax is only £20 per year. It looks small from the outside but surprisingly spacious inside with a good amount of space in the boot. Highly recommend it.

  • 1.0 60 BMT Move Up 5dr

    Alan Coombes , Avon . Date: 29/10/2012
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      60

    My car

    It's a great little car to drive around town and I average 60mpg too. I actually prefer it to my golf gti mk6 around town and am pleased I went for the 5 door version with blue motion. The maps and more option is a must and works well with my i phone. Only a couple of gripes no passenger front window control from the drivers side and buttons aren't lit a night. It also struggles on long motorway hills but otherwise quiet and refined at 70mph! Great car!

  • 1.0 60 Move Up 3dr

    Edward Ryan , staffordshire . Date: 07/09/2012
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      45

    My car

    I have the move up model and I chose this model with the winter pack optional extra which I believed would be and true to my belief is rather useful, you miss fog lights and heated mirrors when you haven’t got them and heated seats also prove rather useful particularly if you suffer with back pain. I exchanged a 1.4 litre seat Ibiza for this car and the savings in the amount I spend a month in petrol pretty much pays the difference on buying the new car. The trim level is more than adequate and the cabin is rather comfortable, I have do not think that the car is in any way less comfortable then the Ibiza I owned previously, and the car fits myself, my partner, a fifteen month old and a buggy in with no problems. The only let down with this car is that you can lose power very quickly on open roads with a large incline if you are in to higher gear, so you can find yourself changing down gear a few more times that what you where used to previously, that being said the car handles brilliantly and is really manoeuvrable. Also noticed that the fuel gauge seems to go down quicker once it has past the half way point but doesn’t really matter the car is quite simply fantastic overall, I’m really pleased with it.

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