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Volkswagen up! Beats 1.0 75 (2016)

by Adrian

Volkswagen up! is the smallest Volkswagen of its time. The car is the indirect successor of Volkswagen Lupo and offers maximum interior space with minimum outside footprint. The car featured here is a facelifted version of the initial up! (launched in 2011) and it is called Volkswagen up! Beats – a special edition with Beats audio system. The version that you can see here has the popular mid-range engine (1.0 MPI, 75 hp). Volkswagen up! has only petrol engines and an electric variant, no diesel engine is available.


Make: Volkswagen

Model: Volkswagen up! / Volkswagen up! Beats

Production: 2011- (with facelift starting 2016)

Body type: 5-door hatchback, 4 seats


Price without VAT: 9,662 Euros

Engine: 1.0-litre (999 cc) inline 3-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol engine, transverse mounted. The engine features DOHC with 4 valves per cylinder and the maximum output is 55 kW / 75 PS/hp at 6,200 rpm and peak torque is 95 Nm (approx. 70 lb-ft), available between 3,000 rpm and 4,300 rpm.

Transmission: 5-speed manual gearbox and Front Wheel Drive (FWD)

Tyres: Nokian WR 04 185/55 R15 86H XL

Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 13.5 seconds

Top speed: 173 km/h

Declared average fuel consumption: 4.4 liters of petrol per 100 km

Emissions: EU6, 101 g CO2/km

Fuel tank (l): 35

Dimensions (mm): L 3,600 / w 1,641 / h 1,504

Luggage compartment capacity (l): 251-959

Wheelbase (mm): 2,407

Weight (DIN/EU): 853 kg / 928 kg


Front suspensions: McPherson struts, coil springs, sway bar.

Rear suspensions: Torsion-beam axle, coil springs.

Main standard equipment

Frontal airbags for driver and front passenger; side airbags for driver and front passenger; curtain airbags for front and rear seats; Tyre Pressure Monitor; ABS; ESC/ESP; LED DRL; fog lights; cornering lights; front electrically powered windows; electrically adjustable side mirrors, heated; EPAS power steering; height adjustable steering wheel; front sport seats; gear shift indicator; manual air conditioning system (climatic); radio CD Composition Phone with 5-inch colour display, SD card port and Bluetooth connectivity; heated front seats.

Main optional equipment (price in Euros, without VAT)

Red paint (119); Plus trip computer (116); USB connectivity (49); Beats pack (587) consisting 15-inch alloy wheels type Radial, special upholstery, ambient lights, leather steering wheel and gear shifter, privacy glass, Beats sound system with subwoofer and 6 speakers – 8 channels, 300W amplification; height adjustable front passenger seat (66); multifunction steering wheel (114).


+ easy to drive
+ high quality look and feel
+ nice ambient lights
+ very good audio system
+ smart infotainment system
+ nice cabin design
+ nice engine sound
+ nice instrument cluster design
+ LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
+ LED license plate lights
+ roomy

– no depth adjustable steering column
– no backlight for driver door buttons (for windows, mirrors)
– soft suspension

Driven by Adrian M. for 272 km, 6.5 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 2,654 km total mileage of the car.

Filmed at:

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