The Volkswagen up! continues to capture the hearts and imaginations of the British public thanks to its combination of efficiency, practicality and driving dynamics. And now, confirming its status as the most economical compact city car on the market, the up! has been named the cheapest car to run in the UK by Auto Express.
Taking into account factors like fuel economy, tax, repairs and more, the list places the up! firmly at the top, comfortably beating rivals like the Kia Picanto and Dacia Sandero. It’s hardly surprising that it has claimed the top spot: with a highly efficient 1.0-litre petrol engine outputting up to 74bhp, it has a respectable amount of power. When you throw in VW’s BlueMotion technology, however, the car really starts to come into its own, with fuel consumption of up to 68.9mpg combined. What’s more, CO2 emissions are as low as 95g/km meaning that the up! qualifies for reduced road tax. Other factors, including a low fault rate and excellent residual value, mean that it has an unassailable lead over its competitors.
With more and more people looking for long-term investments and efficiency in a city car, the Volkswagen up! is the obvious solution. We are proud to offer this outstanding model for sale at our premises, as well as the SKODA Citigo and SEAT Mii, which claimed second and third place respectively.
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