2021 Volkswagen e-Up Specs, Price, Photos, & Details. The 2021 Volkswagen e-Up is a compact electric hatchback with an increased battery capacity, which has extended its range, making the electric car even more practical for everyday use.
German manufacturer has recently started electrification of its line and Up! the model is just one in a row. The fact that every other sold Up! units is electric version will surprises many of you. Of course, the German government’s decision to subsidize electric vehicles is in favor, so the actual 2021 Volkswagen e-Up! price you pay is EUR 15,405. This brought in over 20,000 units sold from November 2019 to February 2020. The Crown virus will affect sales decline, but the market will recover relatively quickly.
2021 Volkswagen e-Up! Electric range up to 260 km
An electric version of this city car model powered by an 83-horsepower electric motor. According to the new, WLTP measurement standard has autonomy in driving up to 260 km which is an impressive figure for urban conditions. There is no exhaust emission, hence a completely green car. Large number of public charging stations, easily accessible via maps + more, and in Europe you can pay for electricity with a Charge & Fuel card. A very important news is the current and delayed charging. In conclusion the emphasis is on delayed charging as you can use cheap electricity at night.
Transmission 2021 Volkswagen e-Up!
The power plant of the car is represented by an electric motor with a power of 61 kW with a torque of 212 N ⋅ m, which accelerates the electric car to 100 km/ h in 11.9 seconds and provides a top speed of 130 km/ h.
Battery and charger Volkswagen e-Up!
Battery capacity Volkswagen e-Up! In 2019, compared to the previous version, it increased from 18.7 kWh to 32.3 kWh and now its WLTP range is 260 km. It takes 60 minutes to charge the battery up to 80% from 40 kW DC sources.
Design and equipment Volkswagen e-Up!
Since the main changes in the updated version of the electric car concerned the battery, the exterior and interior of the hatchback remained the same.
In terms of equipment, the standard equipment of the model includes an automatic air conditioning system, a multimedia system with navigation, a lane departure warning system Lane Assist and remote access to the car using a mobile application that can set up the charging process and control the climate system.
2021 Volkswagen e-Up! Exterior
The exterior is based on minimalist design. The front is dominated by a blue case with an integrated logo and eye-catching LED light signature. The wheels are 15 inches, but you can optionally take those 16 inches.
2021 Volkswagen e-Up! Interior with true e!
Well thought out details and a cube dashboard set it apart from the competition. Only buyers of the electric variant have the option for marine blue lighting, 3-D “sharksin” board and “cross” design seats. The free iOS and Android app is regularly updated and provides easy connectivity. This is very important if you use the maps + more feature to help find the charging point.
Release Date and Price
The price of the basic model in Germany is 21,975 euros. The state gives a subsidy of EUR 6,570 which means that you only pay EUR 15,405. Above all, note in this price is already included VAT.