Volkswagen UP (Volkswagen)

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Key Specifications of Volkswagen UP

Mileage 30 Km per Litre

Segment Hatchback

USP Low maintenance cost.

Technical Specifications

  Volkswagen UP Diesel Comfort line 1.2 L Volkswagen UP Diesel Trend line 1.2 L Volkswagen UP Petrol Comfort line 1.2 L
Engine Model 1.2 L 1.2 L 1.2 L
Displacement 1199 1199 1199
Cylinders 3 3 3
Maximum Power 75 PS @ 4,200 rpm 75 PS @ 4,200 rpm 75 PS @ 4,200 rpm
Maximum Torque 180 Nm @ 2,000 rpm 180 Nm @ 2,000 rpm 180 Nm @ 2,000 rpm
No of Valves  14 12 12
Type 5-speed manual 5-speed manual 5-speed manual
Fuel Efficiency & Performance
Fuel Efficiency & Performance 15 15 15
Mileage Highway (kmpl) 19 19 19
Mileage Overall (kmpl) 16 16 16
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel Petrol
Fuel Tank Capacity (Liters) 45 45 45
Seating Capacity 5 5 5
Steering & Brakes
Steering Type Power Assisted Rack and Pinion Power Assisted Rack and Pinion Power Assisted Rack and Pinion
Front Brakes Disc Disc Disc
Rear Brakes Drum Drum Drum
ABS(Anti-Lock Braking System) Yes Yes Yes
Suspension & Wheels
Front Suspension Independent Independent Independent
Rear Suspension Independent Independent Independent
Wheel Type Steel Steel Steel
Wheel Size 14 14 14
Tires 175/70 R14 175/70 R14 175/70 R14

Good for:

  • Great looks, powerful engine

Bad for:

  • price , mileage

Striking Features:

  • 7 inch multi functioning monitor for climate control , music , phone , navigation and movies .
  • The vehicle presents a unique system of flat Folding seat .
  • UP also features a 8 inch central display monitor to show the carbon emission of the car.
  • Body colored bumper and mirrors are standard .
  • The seats will be inflated with air to body fit every passenger .
  • The high positioning of seats gifts the passengers with a sense of true comfort .
  • The seats can be folded and removed to give a large luggage room .
  • UP will also have the feature of blue tooth .

Safety Features:

  • The car comes with central lock system .
  • It features side impact beams .
  • Dual air bags.
  • Child seats with door lock .
  • Up will also have a rear defogger .


  • Metallic white
  • Arctic White
  • Dual air bags
  • Citrus White
  • Glacier Blue Pearl Effect
  • Vocal White


The giant car maker Volkswagen is expected to launch its small car, the UP ! in the Indian market soon this year . The car made its debut at the 2007 Frankfurt Auto show in Germany . The VW's UP had few similarities to the Beetle with main influence being the engine that runs at the rear part of the vehicle however the Indian version is expected to be wider and longer and will not have a rear engine !

India has become a big market for small cars and with cars like the Ritz , A-Star , Maruti Alto and Hyundai i10 it is expected to give a tough competition to their market share . As expected the correct pricing and the reputation of the brand will help the UP to cut its own share in the Indian small car market .

The Volkswagen UP is expected to have three body segments for the Indian market . The three variants of the UP expected would be the 2 door hatchback , the 4 door hatchback and lastly the four door wagons.