VW up! vs rivals - specifications

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On the road price/total as tested£10,390/£11,265£11,695/£12,110£9,900/£9,900£10,365/£10,365
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)N/A£4,596/39.3%£4,178/42.2%£3,296/31.8%
DepreciationN/A£7,099£5,722£7,069
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£207/£413£233/£466£197/£394£206/£412
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£2,205/£3,675£2,097/£3,495£2,267/£3,779£1,935/£3,225
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost2/TBC/B/£2010/£333/A/£09/£xxx/C/£303/£293/B/£20
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£299 (3yrs/30k)£259 (3yrs)£109/£165/£249£145/£245/£145
Length/wheelbase3,540/2,420mm3,595/2,385mm3,546/2,300mm3,415/2,340mm
Height/width1,489/1,641mm1,480/1,595mm1,488/1,627mm1,465/1,616mm
Engine3cyl in-line/999cc4cyl in-line/1,248cc4cyl in-line/1,242cc3cyl in-line/998cc
Peak power/revs 74/6,200 bhp/rpm84/6,000 bhp/rpm69/5,500 bhp/rpm67/6,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs 95/3,000 Nm/rpm121/4,000 Nm/rpm102/3,000 Nm/rpm93/3,600 Nm/rpm
Transmission 5-spd man/fwd5-spd man/fwd5-spd man/fwd5-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel35 litres/sealant35 litres/sealant35 litres/sp. saver35 litres/full-size
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 251/951 litres200/605 litres185/550 litres139/751 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight929/436kg/N/A920/450/700kg865/440/800kg890/355kg/N/A
Turning circle/drag coefficient9.8 metres/0.32Cd9.8 metres/0.31Cd9.3 metres/0.329.8 metres/N/A
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60k)/1yr7yrs (100k)/1yr3yrs( 60k)/1yr5yrs (100k)/1yr
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/22310,000 (1yr)/14018,000 (1yr)16010,000 (1yr)/184
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.15th/24th13th/9th32rd/29th16th/4th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars89/80/46/5 stars86/83/47/4 stars5/3/2/77*4/4/2/77#
0-60/30-70mph12.9/13.6 secs10.9/11.0 secs13.3/13.7 secs12.3/13.6 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th8.0/11.2 secs6.0/9.5 secs7.1/10.0 secs7.9/11.0 secs
50-70mph in 5th17.6 secs14.5 secs16.8 secs20.0 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 106mph/3,100rpm106mph/3,000rpm99mph/3,100rpm98mph/N/A
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 52.8/38.8/10.0m^58.7/43.3/10.7m^57.8/41.3/11.0m^60.6/36.7/11.8m^
Auto Express economy/range32.9mpg/253 miles34.6mpg/266 miles32.0mpg/246 miles37.5mpg/289 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 47.9/70.6/60.1mpg53.3/74.3/65.7mpg58.9/65.7/49.6mpg51.4/70.6/61.4mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket198/108g/km/10%189/100g/km/10%204/113g/km/10%174/105g/km/10%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensorsSix/yes/£350^^Six/yes/yesSeven/yes/£265Six/yes/£335
Automatic box/stability/cruise controlNo/£400/£350^^£600/yes/no£745/£315/no£510/£357/no
Climate control/leather/heated seatsNo/no/yesNo/no/yes£725/£775/noYes/no/no
Metallic paint/xenon lights/keyless go£450/no/no£415/no/no£440/£525/no£450/no/no
Sat-nav/USB connection/BluetoothYes/no/yesNo/yes/yesNo/£745/£315Yes/no/yes

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