Volkswagen Up is probably the smallest people’s car on the planet. It only measures 3.45 meters in length, has a width of 1.64 meters and is 1.48 meters tall. It’s much smaller than the Vitz a car many consider small back here in Kenya. However it has a wheel base of 2.42 meters body layout ensures that the interior space is utilized.
|Cute cuddly interior|
The boot is opened by a button beneath the VW logo. At each side of the glass boot are the rear lights. Although they seem to be joined with the transparent glass they are actually attached to the body of the Up.
|1.0 litre engine|
Married to the engine is a five speed manual or automatic transmission system. It has a light suspension system, light transmission and other weight saving addition that have also contributed to its impressive fuel consumption.
It rear seats are also positioned higher than the front seats so as rear passengers can have a better view of the road ahead. It has numerous storage compartments. It has large storage bin in the centre console. Things can also be stored in the glovebox.
|Side view of the Up|
There are also 3 cupholders in the rear and 2 bag hooks. It has enough space in the boot for storage of small bags however with the rear seats folded flat it can carry large suitcases with ease. It also has space underneath the boot for storage of small objects.
|Enough room in tha back for storage of things|
|Rear of the Up|
They are placed up and are easy to reach and use. The entertainment is taken care of by a RCD 215 radio which comes fitted with a display screen, CD/MP3 player and a Micro-SD card reader. It also comes with Bluetooth streaming for playing music on your Smartphone or iPhone.