2016 Volkswagen e-up! - Specifications

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Specifications
Body type: Hatchback
Doors: 4, Seats: 4
Length: 139.4 in / 3540 mm
Width: 64.8 in / 1645 mm
Height: 58.7 in / 1492 mm
Curb weight: 2511.07 lb / 1139 kg
Electric motor: 60 kW @ 2800 - 12000 rpm, 210 Nm, Location: Front
Top speed: 80.8 mph / 130.0 km/h
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 12.40 s
Drivetrain: Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Battery: 18.7 kWh, Voltage: 374 V

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Brand, model, trim, price

Information about the brand, series, model name and year, trim and price of the electric vehicle.

Brand

The name of the manufacturer.

Volkswagen
Model

The model name of the electric car.

e-up!
Model year

The year for which the model is announced by the manufacturer. Most often it does not completely coincide with the calendar year in which the model is available on the market.

2016
Market

Markets in which this electric vehicle is available.

Europe

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

Information about the EV body style, dimensions, clearance, volumes, curb weight, GVWR.

Body style

The body style of the model as defined by the number of doors and roof treatment.

Hatchback
Materials

Materials used in the vehicle's body construction.

Steel
Carbon-fiber
Exterior colors

Available exterior colors for the model as specified by the manufacturer.

Black
Pure White
Blue
Dark Blue
Dark Silver
Light Silver
Interior colors

Available interior colors for the model as specified by the manufacturer.

Black
Number of doors

Number of doors for passengers. Depending on the body style, the doors can be two, four, etc.

4
Number of seats

Number of seats inclduing the driver and passenger ones. Depending on the model, the seats can be five, six, seven or other.

4
Length

The distance from the frontmost to the rearmost point of the electric vehicle.

139.4 in (inches)
3540 mm (millimeters)
Width

The width of the vehicle without mirrors.

64.8 in (inches)
1645 mm (millimeters)
Width with mirrors

The width of the vehicle with unfolded mirrors included.

75.2 in (inches)
1910 mm (millimeters)
Height

The distance from the ground to the top of the electric car.

58.7 in (inches)
1492 mm (millimeters)
Wheelbase

The distance between the centers of the front and rear axle.

95.3 in (inches)
2421 mm (millimeters)
Front track

The distance between the centers (centerline) of the two wheels on the front axle.

56.2 in (inches)
1428 mm (millimeters)
Rear track

The distance between the centers (centerline) of the two wheels on the rear axle.

56.1 in (inches)
1424 mm (millimeters)
Clearance

The distance from the ground to the lowest point of the vehicle measured without cargo or passengers. The ground clearance is also known as ride height.

5.3 in (inches)
135 mm (millimeters)
Front headroom

The vertical distance from the vehicle's roof to the front seats bottom.

39.1 in (inches)
993 mm (millimeters)
Rear headroom

The vertical distance from the vehicle's roof to the rear seats bottom.

37.3 in (inches)
947 mm (millimeters)
Front hip room

The width of the front seats of the car, which indicates how much space is available for the driver and passenger on either side of their waists when they sit down.

53.9 in (inches)
1369 mm (millimeters)
Rear hip room

The width of the seat cushion on the back, which indicates how much space is available for the passengers on either side of their waists.

54.6 in (inches)
1388 mm (millimeters)
Front legroom

The distance available for the legs of the driver and the front passenger.

39.7 in (inches)
1009 mm (millimeters)
Rear legroom

The distance available for the legs of the rear passengers.

31.2 in (inches)
793 mm (millimeters)
Trunk volume

The available space for cargo in the main trunk, excluding the additional available space from folding one or two rear seat rows.

250.0 l (liters)
8.83 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.25 m3 (cubic meters)
Maximum trunk volume

The maximum available space for cargo in the main trunk, including the additional available space from folding one or two rear seat rows.

923.0 l (liters)
32.60 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.92 m3 (cubic meters)
Curb weight

Curb weight (a.k.a. kerb weight) is the EV mass with standard equipment, liquids (oils and fuel at nominal tank capacity) but without cargo and passengers. In some EU countries, the curb weight also includes the weight of a 75 kg (165 lb) driver.

2511.07 lb (pounds)
1139 kg (kilograms)
Payload

In the context of automobiles, the payload is the summary of the weights of passengers, cargo, accessories, equipment.

795.87 lb (pounds)
361 kg (kilograms)
GVWR

GVWR stands for gross vehicle weight rating and is also known as gross vehicle mass (GVM). It describeds the maximum operating weight of the electric car including the curb weight and payload (accessories, equipment, driver, passengers and cargo).

3306.93 lb (pounds)
1500 kg (kilograms)
Drag coefficient

The drag coefficient or coefficient of drag is related to the car's aerodynamics as it denotes the resistance to the air of the front surface of the vehicle when it is in movement. The lower the coefficient, the better aerodynamics the model has. Ultimately, this allows for higher speeds and improved power efficiency.

0.308 Cd (drag coefficient)
Additional information

Additional details related to the electric car's body.

Curb weight with a 75 kg driver included - 1139 kg
Trunk volumes are measured according to VDA

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Manufacturer

The name of the manufacturer of the electric motor.

Volkswagen
Electric motor type

The electric motor category according to the type of motor commutation. Most electric motors operate on magnetism and can be powered by direct current (DC) or alternating current (AC) sources. Depending on the type of commutation, electric motors are either self-commutated (AC and DC, mechanical or electronic) and externally commutated (AC only, asynchronous or synchronous).

Permanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motor

Information about the electric notor's location. The two most common locations are the front and rear of the electric car.

Front
Power

The power produced by the electric motor depends proportionally on the motor's rotational speed.

60 kW (kilowatts)
80.5 hp (mechanical horsepower)
81.6 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power RPM

The electric motor's rotational speed measured in RPM when the motor achieves its maximum power.

2800 - 12000 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Torque

Torque is the driving force of an electric motor and is the rotational equivalent of a linear force. A typical feature of electric cars is that they get full torque from zero speed.

210 Nm (newton meters)
21.4 kgm (kilogram meters)
154.9 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Regenerative braking

Regenerative braking is a typical feature of electric vehicles, in which the electric motor uses the vehicle's kinetic energy to save power or stores it for later use.

Yes
Driving modes

Some manufacturers include software designed driving modes to improve power efficiency and/or range. Information about the available driving modes for this model.

Eco
Eco+
Normal
Additional information

Additional details about the electric motor of this model.

Four levels of regenerative braking - D1
D2
D3 and B
D level means no regen is applied
Eco mode power - 50 kW
Eco mode torque - 167 Nm
Eco+ mode power - 40 kW
Eco+ mode torque - 133 Nm

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed

The top speed that the vehicle can achieve as specified by the manufacturer.

80.8 mph (miles per hour)
130.0 km/h (kilometers per hour)
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h

The time in seconds the electric car needs to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h.

12.40 s (seconds)
Additional information

Additional details about the vehicle's performance.

Eco mode top speed - 115 km/h
Eco mode 0-100 km/h acceleration - 15 s
Eco+ mode top speed - 90 km/h

Driving range

Information about the official driving range of the model according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

StandardRange 
NEDC (New European Driving Cycle)99.4 mi / 160.0 km

Energy efficiency

Information about the energy efficiency of the model in various measurement units according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

StandardDrivingRating
NEDC (New European Driving Cycle)Combined11.7 kWh/100 km

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric vehicle.

A+

Steering

Information about the type of the steering mechanism of the model and related features.

Type of steering mechanism

Information about the design type of the steering mechanism of the electric car.

Rack and pinion
Type of power steering

Information about the type of power steering used in this model.

Electronic
Turning circle

Often referred to as turning diameter or turning radius (multiplied by two), this is the smallest diameter that the outside wheels of the vehicle describe when it is turning on full lock.

9.8 m (meters)
32.15 ft (feet)

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmission

Information about the type of transmission used by the vehicle. Generally, EVs are equipped with one-speed automatic units.

Automatic single-speed reduction gear
Drivetrain

Information about the type of drivetrain (the system that delivers power to the driving wheels).

Front-wheel drive (FWD)

Suspension

Information about the system of components that connects the wheels and axles to the chassis.

Front suspension

Information about the main components of the front suspension of the electric vehicle.

Independent
MacPherson strut
Double wishbone
Shock absorbers
Rear suspension

Information about the main components of the rear suspension of the electric vehicle.

Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakes

Information about the type of brakes used on the front wheels.

Ventilated discs
Rear brakes

Information about the type of brakes used on the rear wheels.

Drums

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

MarkingsWidthProfileDiameterContourOffsetMaterial
Jx150J15-0Aluminium

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

MarkingsWidthProfileDiameterLoad indexSpeed index
155/55R151555515--

Battery

Specifications and features of the rechargeable battery that powers this vehicle.

Manufacturer

The name of the company that has manufactured the battery.

Panasonic-Sanyo
Type of rechargeable battery

The type of rechargeable battery depending on its composition.

Lithium-Ion
Battery capacity

The capacity of the rechargeable battery that powers this EV as specified by the manufacturer in kilowatt hours.

18.7 kWh (kilowatt hours)
Number of cells

The batteries used by electric cars are usually packs that consist of a certain number of battery cells in different arrangements. Information about the total number of cells in this particular model.

204
Number of modules

Battery cells are arranged in different modules that comprise battery packs. Information about the number of modules in this battery.

17
Voltage

The battery voltage denotes the difference in electric potential between the positive and negative electrodes of the pack. The higher difference in potential results in a higher voltage.

374 V (volts)
Weight

Total weight of the battery pack including not only the cells but also the shield, wiring, etc.

507.06 lb (pounds)
230 kg (kilograms)
Location

Information about the position of the battery pack in the electric vehicle.

Under the floor, middle

Charging type

Information about the different types of charging of this specific electric car.

TypeInterfaceVoltageCurrentPower 
Household chargingType 2 (IEC 62196-2, Mennekes, SAE J3068)230 V10 A2.3 kW
WallboxType 2 (IEC 62196-2, Mennekes, SAE J3068)240 V16 A3.6 kW
WallboxType 2 (IEC 62196-2, Mennekes, SAE J3068)240 V32 A7.2 kW
DC fast chargingType 2 (IEC 62196-3 FF, CCS2)--40 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

Information about the onboard charger(s)/charging port(s) available on this electric vehicle.

NameInterfacePowerCurrentLocation 
Onboard chargerType 2 (IEC 62196-2, Mennekes, SAE J3068)-7.2 ARear-left side
Onboard chargerType 2 (IEC 62196-3 FF, CCS2)-7.2 ARear-right side

Charging time

Information about the estimated charging time for this EV depending on the various type of charging it supports.

TypeBattery %Estimated time (h:m) 
DC fast charging0% - 80%00:28
Wallbox 7.2 kW0% - 100%02:36
Wallbox 3.6 kW0% - 100%05:12
Household charging0% - 100%08:08

Additional features

A list of standard and optional exterior and interior features of the model.

CategoryNameType
-Floor of the luggage compartment adjustable to two heights and removableS
Safety and assistanceCity emergency brakingS
Safety and assistanceCombined front and side curtain airbagsS
Safety and assistanceCruise controlS
Safety and assistanceEectronic stability controlS
Safety and assistanceFront airbag for driver and front passengerS
Safety and assistanceFront airbags for driver and passengerS
Safety and assistanceImmobilizerS
Safety and assistanceRear parking sensorsS
Safety and assistanceSide airbags for driver and front passengerS
Safety and assistanceTire pressure monitorS
Infotainment and connectivity5-inch touchscreenS
Infotainment and connectivitymaps+more system with navigation, Bluetooth, multimediaS
Infotainment and connectivityRCD 215 radio, CD and MP3 playerS
Infotainment and connectivity6 x speakersS
Infotainment and connectivityVolkswagen Car-Net with a 1-year subscriptionS
Air-conditioningClimatronicS
SeatsAsymmetrically folding 2-seat rear benchS
SeatsHeated front seatsS
SeatsHeated front seatsS
SeatsHeight-adjustable driving seatS
Steering wheel3-spoke leather steering wheelS
Doors and windowsPower windows for driver and front passengerS
Doors and windowsTinted rear windowsS
MirrorsPower-adjustable side mirrorsS
LightsAutomatic headlightsS
LightsLED daytime running lightsS
UpholsteryClothS

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information

Additional details about this electric car, including specifications and features that do not belong to the categories above.

Volkswagen e-Up! has been announced at IAA 2013 and has remained largely unchanged for model years 2014
2015
2016.

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Doors: 4, Seats: 4
Length: 139.4 in / 3540 mm
Width: 64.8 in / 1645 mm
Height: 58.7 in / 1492 mm
Curb weight: 2511.07 lb / 1139 kg
Electric motor: 60 kW @ 2800 - 12000 rpm, 210 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 18.7 kWh, Voltage: 374 V