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Volkswagen Up 1.0 65PS Black Edition 5dr Petrol Hatchback

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Including:
  • 3 Years Insurance
  • 3 Years Servicing
  • 3 Years Tax
  • 3 Years Warranty
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These prices are based on the Higher Rate Motability Component. Pricing and offers are correct at the date of publication and are subject to confirmation. Pricing may not be accurate as pricing is updated quarterly. Unless otherwise stated, metallic paint at extra cost. Library image for illustration purposes only.

Fuel: Petrol

Body: Hatchback
Trans: Manual

Electric front windows, Front disc brakes, Galvanished body, Volkswagen connect, Speed sensitive power steering, Trip computer, Black door mirrors, Chrome surrounds to the air vents, radio controls and air conditioning...

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MPG

Combined - 0 mpg EC Extra Urban - 0 mpg EC Urban - 0.

Insurance Group

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Performance (BHP)

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CO2 (g/km)

CO2 is the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by the vehicle in grams per kilometre travelled, the lower the CO2 emissions the cleaner the vehicle is for the environment.

Number Of Seats

The total number of seats in the vehicle.

Road Tax

Road Tax is based upon the CO2 emissions of the vehicle and is split into 13 bands from A to M. The higher the letter the greater the cost of tax paid to drive the vehicle on public roads. In addition to the road tax detailed below, any vehicle that had a manufacturers retail price in excess of &321;40,000 when first sold, attracts a road tax supplement of an additional &321;320 per year. This is charged until the vehicle is 6 years old.

Ten Second Review

A proper Volkswagen - just a smaller one. The up! Has enabled the German brand to regain the initiative in the important citycar sector and this little car still sets a high standard for contenders in this class, adding in turbo 1.0-litre power at the top of the range. Frugal, fun, clever and competitively priced, the up! Is a key model to consider, not only for those in the market's smallest segment but also for people buying a compact car of any kind.

Background

In concept, Volkswagen's up! was smarter even than the finished product we see here, the original 2007 prototype rear-engined just like the early Beetle as the German designers sought to find more space from an ever-smaller roadway footprint. But such complexity would have made the finished production version as expensive as 'lifestyle' small cars like the MINI or the Audi A1. Which wasn't the point at all. This, the company decided, must be something almost anyone could afford. In any case, it could still be clever even if it was conventional. If the engine could be smaller, the wheelbase longer and the overhangs shorter, the ambitious cabin space goals set by the rear-driven concept could still be achieved. A basic formula to which has been added all manner of innovation. Depending on its purpose and the preference of its buyer, an up! can guide you with Google. It can brake itself to avoid an accident. It can be a hot hatch. Or, at the other extreme, an electric runabout. It can, in short, be all things to all people. A real Peoples Car.

Driving Experience

All mainstream models use the same 60PS normally aspirated 1.0-litre powerplant. This features a characteristic offbeat rasp that isn't unpleasant and rather suits this car's rather individual charisma. You'll certainly be hearing plenty from the engine if rapid progress is needed, for without a turbocharger to boost torque, this unit needs to be revved quite a bit, peak power not arriving until 6,000rpm, only 600rpm shy of the red line. The sprint to 62mph occupies 14.4s on the way to 99mph, quite enough to keep up with the traffic. Rather more rapid is the GTI variant, which uses the brand's turbo TSI petrol engine in 115PS form and sprints to 62mph in just 8.8s en route to 122mph. But this little pocket rocket is about far more than just straightline speed. It's a great little B-road blaster. The other up! alternative is the battery-powered e-up! model, now improved with a larger 32.3kWh battery, with a WLTP driving range enhanced to 159 miles.

Design and Build

Not too much has changed with the looks of this car in recent years. So as ever, there's a diminutive total length of around 3.5-metres, yet a wheelbase that takes up nearly 2.5-metres of that. Which is why, though an up! Is no longer than a Fiat 500, it offers far more room inside, space in fact for the four fully-sized adults who could never comfortably fit in the apparently space-efficient Italian car. How has this been done? By shortening the front and rear overhangs as much as the designers dared, something only possible at the front by mounting the radiator alongside rather than in front of the very compact engine. The result is a tardis-like interior just as big as that of Volkswagen's far pricier Polo supermini. Take luggage space as an example; as long as you can lump your stuff over the rather high sill, you'll find 251-litres of space - or 951-litres with the seats folded. Inside, there's a cool dished three-spoke steering wheel fashioned from light magnesium and framing an instrument cluster of refreshing simplicity. A pity though that it's still only adjustable for height, not for reach. The interior design with its large speedometer is clean and easy to get to grips with, featuring high gloss back trim and a compact centre pod for many of the minor controls. True, there's no shortage of hard plastics, but this doesn't feel like a car that's been ruthlessly built down to a price. It just feels agreeably minimalist.

Market and Model

Pricing sits mainly in the £12,000 to £16,000 bracket, though the all-electric 'e-up!' will cost you just under £20,000, once the government grant has been subtracted from its asking price. As usual with the up!, there's a choice of either three or five-door bodystyles (though you can only have the three-door with either base or GTI trim). There are now seven spec levels. These kick off with the standard up! model, then there are the trendy 'White Edition' and 'Black Edition' variants, plus the 'beats' derivative, before you get to the mildly sporty-looking 'R-Line' version and the properly sporty GTI derivative. At the top of the range is the battery-powered e-up!. Buyers can choose from a range of customisable dashboard designs and specify a 300W BeatsAudio sound system. Bear in mind that the bottom end of the pricing spectrum gets you a very basic car indeed, so most will want to find extra cash to move up! the range. The 'R-Line' models for instance, add ambient lighting, a customised dashpad, heated front seats, a multifunction steering wheel, six loudspeakers, fog lamps with integrated static cornering lights and 16-inch 'Triangle Black' alloy wheels.

Cost of Ownership

Any citycar stands or falls on its ongoing costs and here, the up! looks to have all its bases covered. Thanks in part to a low kerb weight of well under a tonne, the mainstream 60PS 1.0-litre models will return a WLTP-rated combined fuel economy figure of 51.4mpg with WLTP emissions if up to 124g/km. Opt for the GTI with its 115PS TSI turbo engine and the figures are 53.3mpg and 120g/km. If you really want to minimise your running costs, then you'll want to look at the e-up! full electric version. A standard full charge will give you 159 miles of WLTP driving range and takes less than nine hours from a standard 230-Volt, 2.3 kW household socket. On top of this, all e-up!s have a DC fast-charging circuit as standard. Using the Combined Charging System (CCS), this enables a flat battery to be charged to 80 per cent in 30 minutes, at levels of up to 40kW using a DC supply.

By Jonathan Crouch

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Key Standard Features*

  • Solid - Teal blue
  • Black roof
  • Solid paint
  • 3 spoke steering wheel
  • Internally adjustable door mirrors
  • Fusion cloth - Grey
  • Manual air conditioning
  • Tyre mobility system

Body Glass

  • Electric front windows
  • Rear wash/wipe
  • Heated rear window
  • Manually dimming rear view mirror
  • Windscreen wipers intermittent wipe
  • Rear tinted glass from B pillar backwards, approx 65% tinted

Brakes

  • Front disc brakes
  • Rear drum brakes
  • HBA (Hydraulic Brake Assist)
  • Hill hold control
  • Engine drag torque control
  • Anti-lock braking system with EDL, EBD + TCS

Chassis/Suspension

  • Galvanished body

Communication

  • Volkswagen connect

Driver Aids

  • Speed sensitive power steering
  • Multifunction camera with lane assist

Driver Information

  • Trip computer
  • Rev counter
  • Digital clock
  • Multifunction computer
  • Speedometer, electronic odometer and fuel gauge

Driving Mirrors

  • Black door mirrors

Embellishment Trims

  • Chrome surrounds to the air vents, radio controls and air conditioning
  • Black cube 2D upper dashpad

Engine

  • Start/stop function with battery regeneration

Entertainment

  • 6 speakers
  • Smartphone interface navigation system
  • Composition colour system with 5" screen, DAB, AUX in socket, SD card, MP3/WMA/AAC, 4 X 20W, bluetooth, audio connection and USB connectivity

Exterior Body Features

  • Body colour door handles
  • Antenna
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Black radiator grille

Exterior Lights

  • LED daytime running lights
  • Rear fog lights
  • High level 3rd brake light
  • Halogen clear headlights with integrated indicators and range adjustable

Heating/Cooling/Ventilation

  • Heating/ventilation unit with 4 speed fan

Interior Features

  • Height adjustable steering wheel
  • Luggage compartment cover
  • Jack and tool kit
  • Variable boot floor
  • 12V accessory power point in centre console
  • Cooled glovebox
  • Headlining in Light grey
  • Storage compartment in front doors
  • Fusion cloth upholstery
  • 2 cup holders in the centre console
  • Plastic gearshift knob/handle

Interior Lights

  • Luggage compartment lighting
  • Delay courtesy light function

Safety

  • 3 point front seatbelts with pre-tensioners
  • Two 3 point rear seatbelts
  • Driver/front passenger side airbags
  • Seatbelt warning lamp and buzzer
  • Tyre pressure loss indicator
  • Driver and front passenger airbag with front passenger airbag deactivation
  • Curtain airbags for front and rear passengers
  • High tone horn

Seats

  • Driver seat height adjust
  • Front head restraints
  • Isofix Preparation 2 Rear child seats
  • Height adjustable rear seat head restraints (x2)
  • Folding front seat backrest release on front passenger seat
  • Two rear seats with 60/40 split folding rear seat backrest

Security

  • Locking fuel filler cap
  • Electronic engine immobiliser
  • Remote central locking with 2 remote folding keys

Vanity Mirrors

  • Drivers and front passengers sun visors with vanity mirrors

Wheels - Alloy

  • 16" La Boca diamond turned black alloy wheels and anti theft wheel bolts

Performance

  • 0 to 62 mph (secs) 15.6
  • Engine Power - BHP 65
  • Engine Power - KW 48
  • Engine Power - PS
  • Engine Torque - LBS.FT 67
  • Engine Torque - NM 91
  • Engine Torque - RPM 2950
  • Top Speed 101

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