2017 VW e-UP Review and Engine Specs

The 2017 VW e-UP is the smallest fully electric car from the German car maker that will come with a new sophisticated and stylish look. The compact hatchback is perfect for city driving due to its small frame and low emission. The electric power usage can be managed from the three modes of driving, the Basic, the Eco, and Eco plus. Do not expect to see a good performance from the engine but overall the car is comfortable, powerful, and economical. But, you will love its generous cargo space and striking looks.

2017 VW e-UP Exterior and Interior Details

2017 VW e-UP image

2017 VW e-UP image

New grille styling, daylight running LED light, and an excellent rear camera is the key in the changes of the new 2017 VW e-UP. The interior space features two-tone upholstery, cozy leather seats, and steering wheel with various functions though there is a bit fitting issue. The standard gasoline model lends all of these features but electric Golf, and many other electric cars are more refined. Other features include an anti-collision warning, LED lights, and 15-inch alloy wheels.

2017 VW e-UP Engine

2017 VW e-UP

2017 VW e-UP

The Volkswagen e-Up is powered by a small electric motor that generates 81bhp and 155lb-ft sent to the front wheel. Weighing 230kgs, the lithium ion battery that can store 18.7kWh electricity is stored on the floor. This makes the bottom of the car is firmer and add more speed that does not affect the movement due to the weight of the engine. Compared to a gasoline engine model, the centre of gravity of the car is lowered due to the placement of the engine. When accelerating, the driver will enjoy the soft whirr, quiet and fast with the car. A single recharge let it travel up to 93 miles. You need to plug it for 5 hours for fully charged. You will see advanced automatic gearbox that comes standard for the 2017 VW e-UP.