The VW Up! range of spunky little cars

Meet the funky, spunky and nifty offerings from Volkswagen – the VW Up! The VW Up for sale is ideal for all those looking for the perfect, compact city car.

They may be tiny but it packs a punch that is ideal for city living, and tiny parking spaces. There are 5 Volkswagen Up models in the range, and each offering has its own unique style and design, which means there is an Up! to match your needs, and lifestyle.

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All models in the Up! range are 1.64 metres wide and 3.54 metres long and have a host of finishes and unique touches, making them ideal for all your needs. They also all have a 5-star Euro NCAP safety rating and there are a range of impressive technology and features in each.

Standard safety features across all models include halogen headlamps, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) AND Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD), to name but a few examples. The Up models also feature a central locking system, power steering and an electric engine immobiliser.

Looking for a Volkswagen Up for sale and want to know more about the range VW Up specs and offerings? Then read on to discover more about the speedy city car.

Volkswagen Take Up!

The Take Up! model is the entry level in the Up! range. It is sleek, fun and the most affordable of the lot, as it doesn’t include certain finishes and touches that the other models have. A 55 kW, 5 speed model, the Take Up has an estimated fuel consumption of 4.6 litres per 100 kilometres and features spunky, 14” steel wheel.

Available in a range of colours, these models feature power steering, daytime running lights and central locking. This Volkswagen Up is also equipped with an electronic immobiliser, a heated rear window and comes with a cover for the luggage compartment.

VW Move Up!

A popular model in the range, the VW Move Up features all the standard equipment of the entry model and comes equipped with a Radio (RCD 215) which includes an auxiliary in jack and MP3 player. Also featuring a five speed manual transmission, this Volkswagen Up for sale is equipped with air-conditioning, heated and power-adjustable exterior mirrors and halogen headlamps.

Available with a range of optional extras, the VW Move Up has a starting price of R 163 700 and comes with electric front windows, body coloured mirrors and door handles and a height adjustable seat for the driver.

VW Cross Up!

Another exciting offering from Volkswagen, the Cross Up has a range of extra features and additions that aim to excite and delight. With an estimated fuel consumption of 4.7 litres per 100 kilometres, this models comes with 16”cross alloy wheels, a coloured dashboard insert and a beautiful leather covered steering wheel, gearshift and brake lever.

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The Cross Up has the same infotainment system as the VW Move Up, features chrome interior door handles and silver anodized roof rails.

Looking at the Cross Up, you will also find the sports bumper, light silver mirror housing for the exterior mirrors and a ‘rough-road’ version drivetrain. Other outstanding features in this variation of the Volkswagen Up for sale include a multi-function display, protective side mouldings in black and separate fog lamps.

Note that optional extras are available for all the models in this range from Volkswagen including a Fender Sound system that includes a subwoofer, six speakers and a digital, eight channel amplifier. Portable infotainment and navigation systems are also available for the Up models.

VW Colour Up! Fortuna Red

Distinctive, the Colour Up! Fortuna Red has a range of distinctive features and additional touches that you will absolutely fall in love with. Starting off with its 17”” Polygon alloy wheels, this model has an estimated fuel consumption of 4.6 litres per 100 kilometres and comes standard with fabric upholstery featuring the “dots” pattern.

Like the VW Move Up, this Volkswagen Up model has a five speed manual transmission and a Radio (RCD 215) which includes an auxiliary in jack and MP3 player. Its interior however offers a 60/40 rear seat split, a pure white dashboard insert and various decorative inserts to celebrate this edition.

Optional extras available for this Up includes a slide or panoramic sunroof as well as a more distinctive interior colour.

VW Colour Up! Sandstorm Yellow

As spunky and fun as the other models in this range, the Colour Up! Sandstorm Yellow is similar to the Colour Up! Fortuna Red but has different accents, and touches, making it a stunning VW Up for sale. Equipped with the same wheels and 60/40 rear seat split as the Fortuna Red, this variant has a dark silver dashboard insert and height adjustable front seats.

vw Image Source: Volkswagen South Africa Website.

Image Source: Volkswagen South Africa Website.

This model also boast leather covered steering wheels, gearshift and brake levers, as well as the decals for this special edition from Volkswagen, Fun and colourful, the Sandstorm Yellow VW Up has stunning side mirror housing, colour door handles and spunky look that is hard to miss.

Volkswagen Up Specs

Want to know more about the VW Up specifications? Take a look at the table below to see how the Volkswagen Up specifications for each model matches up. We have also included the Volkswagen Up price for each model as they are noted on the Volkswagen Website at the time of publication.

Note that all models available are five speed manual transmission models equipped with a Multi-Point Injection Engines. These models also have 35 litre tanks, a CO2 emission of 108 grams per kilometre and an engine capacity of 999 cm3.

The VW Up Specifications

VW Up Model Take Up!Cross Up!VW Move Up!Colour Up!
Fortana Red
Colour Up! Sandstorm Yellow
Power55kW @ 6200 r/min55kW @ 6200 r/min55kW @ 6200 r/min55kW @ 6200 r/min55kW @ 6200 r/min
Torque95Nm @ 3,000 - 4,300 r/min95Nm @ 3,000 - 4,300 r/min95Nm @ 3,000 - 4,300 r/min95Nm @ 3,000 - 4,300 r/min95Nm @ 3,000 - 4,300 r/min
Combined Fuel Consumption4.6ℓ/100km4.7ℓ/100km4.6ℓ/100km4.6ℓ/100km4.6ℓ/100km
Top Speed171 km/h171 km/h171 km/h171 km/h171 km/h
Acceleration (0 – 100 kilometers per hour)13.2 seconds13.2 seconds13.2 seconds13.2 seconds13.2 seconds
VW Up PriceFrom R 156 600From R 185 500From R 163 700From R 189 100From R 189 100

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