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Cost & verdict

Price (on the road)

Β£9,325-Β£25,640

Target Price (cash)

Β£8,920-Β£20,328

Contract Hire Leasing Rates

Β£161.59-Β£205.69/month

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Trim level

Up GTi
The Up GTI is based on High Up but adds loads of bespoke styling touches and front sports seats. You&#39;ll still want to add city emergency braking, though.
E-Up
The all-electric version of the Up is expensive on paper, although you do get a government grant to lower the cost. It’s more appealing on a lease deal or as a company car, though – the latter due to sizeable tax breaks. The e-Up has typical electric car limitations, in this case a maximum claimed range of 99 miles (realistically, it&#39;ll be more like 70 miles), so you’ll need to scrutinise your lifestyle carefully before deciding if it suits you. It’s well equipped, mind, with climate control, heated front seats, rear parking sensors and a heated windscreen all standard.
Up Beats
The Up Beats is all about enjoying your music. It&#39;s based on Move Up trim but adds a 300W, seven-speaker sound system with a subwoofer for punchier bass. You also get the upgraded 5.0in colour infotainment system from High Up, along with 15in alloys and plenty of bespoke styling touches.
Our pick
High Up
High Up trim gets you a lot of kit for your money, so it&#39;s our favourite. This includes as standard 15in alloy wheels, air conditioning, Bluetooth, heated front seats, electrically operated and heated door mirrors, extra speakers for the stereo, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearlever, and front foglights. This trim level is available only with the 74bhp and 89bhp engines.
Move Up
Move Up models get electric front windows, a USB socket, a full-sized spare wheel, split-folding rear seats and a height-adjustable boot floor. We reckon this trim makes more sense than Take Up, although we’d still recommend going for High Up trim if you can afford it. Move Up trim is available only with the 59bhp entry-level engine.
Take Up
Entry-level Ups aren’t blessed with much equipment. Steel wheels, LED running lights, remote central locking, a DAB radio and a CD player are included, but air-con isn’t on the list. Take Up trim is available only with the 59bhp entry-level engine.
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Miles per gallon

Official fuel economy figure

58.9-tbc mpg

CO2 Emissions

Official emissions rating

0-97 g/km

VED Tax band

How much will it cost you?

A-E

Boot capacity

How much space is there?

959 litres

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