Volkswagen Fox 2005 vs Volkswagen Up! 2012

Volkswagen Fox
2005 - 2011
Volkswagen Up!
2012 - 2016
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.2 Petrol1.0 Petrol


Power: 55 HP60 HP
Torque: 106 NM95 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 18 seconds14.4 seconds
Volkswagen Up! is a more dynamic driving.
Volkswagen Fox engine produces 5 HP less power than Volkswagen Up!, but torque is 11 NM more than Volkswagen Up!. Due to the lower power, Volkswagen Fox reaches 100 km/h speed 3.6 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.04.5
Real fuel consumption: 6.8 l/100km5.4 l/100km
The Volkswagen Up! is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Volkswagen Fox consumes 1.5 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Volkswagen Up!, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Volkswagen Fox could require 225 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Volkswagen Fox consumes 1.4 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Volkswagen Up!.
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres35 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 830 km in combined cycle770 km in combined cycle
1000 km on highway890 km on highway
730 km with real consumption640 km with real consumption
Volkswagen Fox gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Length: 3.83 m3.54 m
Width: 1.66 m1.64 m
Height: 1.54 m1.49 m
Volkswagen Fox is larger.
Volkswagen Fox is 29 cm longer than the Volkswagen Up!, 2 cm wider, while the height of Volkswagen Fox is 5 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 260 litres251 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1016 litresno data
Volkswagen Fox has 9 litres more trunk space than the Volkswagen Up!.
Turning diameter: 11 meters9.8 meters
The turning circle of the Volkswagen Fox is 1.2 metres more than that of the Volkswagen Up!, which means Volkswagen Fox can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`4801`290
Safety: no data

Volkswagen Up! has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Volkswagen Fox has serious deffects in 290 percent more cases than Volkswagen Up!, so Volkswagen Up! quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 20004400
Pros and Cons: Volkswagen Fox has
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • lower price
Volkswagen Up! has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • lower fuel consumption
  • better manoeuvrability
  • fewer faults
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