Opel Adam 2014 vs Volkswagen Up! 2012

Opel Adam
2014 - 2018
Volkswagen Up!
2012 - 2016
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.0 Petrol1.0 Petrol


Power: 115 HP60 HP
Torque: 170 NM95 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 9.9 seconds14.4 seconds
Opel Adam is more dynamic to drive.
Opel Adam engine produces 55 HP more power than Volkswagen Up!, whereas torque is 75 NM more than Volkswagen Up!. Thanks to more power Opel Adam reaches 100 km/h speed 4.5 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.14.5
Real fuel consumption: 6.4 l/100km5.4 l/100km
The Volkswagen Up! is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Opel Adam consumes 0.6 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Volkswagen Up!, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Opel Adam could require 90 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Opel Adam consumes 1 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Volkswagen Up!.
Fuel tank capacity: 35 litres35 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 680 km in combined cycle770 km in combined cycle
790 km on highway890 km on highway
540 km with real consumption640 km with real consumption
Volkswagen Up! gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Length: 3.70 m3.54 m
Width: 1.72 m1.64 m
Height: 1.48 m1.49 m
Opel Adam is larger, but slightly lower.
Opel Adam is 16 cm longer than the Volkswagen Up!, 8 cm wider the height of the cars does not differ significantly.
Trunk capacity: no data251 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
663 litresno data
Turning diameter: no data9.8 meters
Gross weight (kg): 1`5101`290
Safety: no data
above average

Opel Adam has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Volkswagen Up! has serious deffects in 15 percent more cases than Opel Adam, so Opel Adam quality is probably better
Average price (€): 66005000
Pros and Cons: Opel Adam has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • fewer faults
Volkswagen Up! has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • lower price
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