Volkswagen Up – Information & Reviews

The Volkswagen Up is the perfect first car. It’s enjoyable to drive thanks to a very smooth ride, alert handling and excellent attention to detai. It’s style and top end build quality give it the edge over other vehicles in the new driver’s car category. The VW Up is both practical to drive and affordable to run. In just a few words it’s the perfect car for the first time driver. For those not too bothered about brand image – then also consider the Seat Mii – pretty much the same car just with a different – slightly less cool, badge on the front.

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Volkswagen up! review – CarBuyer (2009 – 2014)

The up! is Volkswagen’s brand-new city car and the smallest model in the range. It’s designed to take on rivals like the Fiat 500 and Toyota Aygo and offers excellent value for money while maintaining VW’s high levels of quality. Its clean-cut design and efficient, fun to drive three-cylinder petrol engine should prove a hit with a crop of young customers. A starting price of £7,995 means this is a VW that’s affordable, too. As a result, the up! takes the crown as CarBuyer’s Best City Car for 2012.


Volkswagen up! in-depth review – Carbuyer (2016 onwards)

The Volkswagen up! is one of the most appealing city cars on the market – especially with the upgrades brought as part of a 2017 facelift. It remains tremendous fun to drive, with good engines and comfortable, yet sporty suspension. It features a stylish interior, and despite its small size, it’s surprisingly practical. But for 2017, there’s a new look, new styling options and some new engines. As good as it is though, you should still check out its twins, the SEAT Mii and Skoda Citigo.

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The best VW cars for first time drivers

  • Browse all VW Up! cars for sale –both practical to drive and affordable to run. In just a few words it’s the perfect car for the first time driver.
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