Volkswagen Up 1.0 65PS Beats 5dr Review

Category: City car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £14,325What Car? Target Price£13,854
Review

The Volkswagen Up offers plenty of choice to appeal to a wide market, including electric and hot-hatch variants. It combines fun driving manners with generous standard equipment, while a high-quality interior sets it apart from rivals such as the Kia Picanto. It’s a shame the entry-level engine is a little underpowered, though, and automatic emergency braking isn’t available.

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The Up Beats is our recommended trim, and adds niceties such as ambient lighting, a multifunction steering wheel and an upgraded Beats audio system for not a great deal more money.


Key information

Doors5
Seats4
0-62 MPH15.6 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

54.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

251

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

117

g/km

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