2018 VW Up Remains On The City Car Throne

There are a lot of city cars available at the moment (at least in Europe), but new contenders must first beat the VW Up, if they want to claim a class-leading position in the segment.

The updated version of the German mini appears to tick all the right boxes in order to continue its successful career, with the facelift bringing a new front bumper, redesigned headlights with LED DRLs and similarly updated taillights and other updates.

The cabin offer more customization options, with 10 different dashboard panel designs, ambient lighting and new seat designs. The easy-to-use character remains, as everything is where you’d expect them to be.

Instead of installing one of their existing infotainment systems, VW has created an ingenious solution in the form of a smartphone dock; customers can mount their phones there and use the specific app that comes with the car for a fully functioning infotainment system.

The range includes VW’s 1.0-liter in three different states of tune, with the first two offering 59hp (60PS) and 74hp (75PS) accordingly and the third one being turbocharged and producing 88hp (90PS) and 118lb ft (160Nm) of torque.

It all sounds very good indeed but if you want to find out exactly how good it is, head over to Carwow’s latest review video below.



    looks so old

  • FakeNews

    Agreed J.R. and YUDHA B…

    Think this must be fake news from Matt at CarWow. He’s been bought over by the Germans at VW

  • Michelin

    Fiat Panda, best car, Europe top seller in its class!!! The 4×4 Cross is very nice little SUV

  • Carmelo Van Cabboi

    Who paid for this commercial? Have a look at the prices because the entry level, with no optional is so fuc**g expensive.
    And above of everything this UP! Looks more like a washmachine than a car


  • Deckard_Cain

    Excuse me, class leader? What is this, advertisement for VW??? Fiat dominates the small car segment with the Panda and 500. Get your freaking facts straight and stop licking VW’s boots!

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