Volkswagen Fox 2005 vs Volkswagen Lupo 1998

Volkswagen Fox
2005 - 2011
Volkswagen Lupo
1998 - 2005
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.2 Petrol1.0 Petrol


Power: 55 HP50 HP
Torque: 106 NM86 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 18 seconds17.7 seconds
Volkswagen Fox engine produces 5 HP more power than Volkswagen Lupo, whereas torque is 20 NM more than Volkswagen Lupo. Despite the higher power, Volkswagen Fox reaches 100 km/h speed 0.3 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.05.6
Real fuel consumption: 6.8 l/100km6.4 l/100km
The Volkswagen Lupo is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Volkswagen Fox consumes 0.4 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Volkswagen Lupo, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Volkswagen Fox could require 60 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Volkswagen Fox consumes 0.4 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Volkswagen Lupo.
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres34 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 830 km in combined cycle600 km in combined cycle
1000 km on highway730 km on highway
730 km with real consumption530 km with real consumption
Volkswagen Fox gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Length: 3.83 m3.53 m
Width: 1.66 m1.64 m
Height: 1.54 m1.46 m
Volkswagen Fox is larger.
Volkswagen Fox is 30 cm longer than the Volkswagen Lupo, 2 cm wider, while the height of Volkswagen Fox is 8 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 260 litres130 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1016 litres830 litres
Volkswagen Fox has more luggage capacity.
Volkswagen Fox has 130 litres more trunk space than the Volkswagen Lupo. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Volkswagen Fox (by 186 litres).
Turning diameter: 11 meters9.8 meters
The turning circle of the Volkswagen Fox is 1.2 metres more than that of the Volkswagen Lupo, which means Volkswagen Fox can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`4801`340
Quality:Volkswagen Fox has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Volkswagen Lupo has serious deffects in 45 percent more cases than Volkswagen Fox, so Volkswagen Fox quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 20001200
Pros and Cons: Volkswagen Fox has
  • more power
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • roomier boot
  • fewer faults
Volkswagen Lupo has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • better manoeuvrability
  • lower price
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