Volkswagen Fox 2005 vs Volkswagen Up! 2012

Volkswagen Fox
2005 - 2011
Volkswagen Up!
2012 - 2016
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.4 Petrol1.0 Petrol


Power: 75 HP60 HP
Torque: 124 NM95 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 13 seconds14.4 seconds
Volkswagen Fox is more dynamic to drive.
Volkswagen Fox engine produces 15 HP more power than Volkswagen Up!, whereas torque is 29 NM more than Volkswagen Up!. Thanks to more power Volkswagen Fox reaches 100 km/h speed 1.4 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.74.5
Real fuel consumption: 6.9 l/100km5.4 l/100km
The Volkswagen Up! is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Volkswagen Fox consumes 2.2 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 330 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Volkswagen Fox consumes 1.5 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Volkswagen Up!.
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres35 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 740 km in combined cycle770 km in combined cycle
890 km on highway890 km on highway
720 km with real consumption640 km with real consumption


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`5201`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 (€): 20005000
Pros and Cons: Volkswagen Fox has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • lower price
Volkswagen Up! has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • better manoeuvrability
  • fewer faults
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