The name of the manufacturer.
The model name of the electric car.
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.
Markets in which this electric vehicle is available.
The body style of the model as defined by the number of doors and roof treatment.
Materials used in the vehicle's body construction.
Available exterior colors for the model as specified by the manufacturer.
Available interior colors for the model as specified by the manufacturer.
|Number of doors|
Number of doors for passengers. Depending on the body style, the doors can be two, four, etc.
|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.
The distance from the frontmost to the rearmost point of the electric vehicle.
|139.4 in (inches)|
3540 mm (millimeters)
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)
The distance from the ground to the top of the electric car.
|58.7 in (inches)|
1492 mm (millimeters)
The distance between the centers of the front and rear axle.
|95.3 in (inches)|
2421 mm (millimeters)
The distance between the centers (centerline) of the two wheels on the front axle.
|56.2 in (inches)|
1428 mm (millimeters)
The distance between the centers (centerline) of the two wheels on the rear axle.
|56.1 in (inches)|
1424 mm (millimeters)
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)
The vertical distance from the vehicle's roof to the front seats bottom.
|39.1 in (inches)|
993 mm (millimeters)
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)
The distance available for the legs of the driver and the front passenger.
|39.7 in (inches)|
1009 mm (millimeters)
The distance available for the legs of the rear passengers.
|31.2 in (inches)|
793 mm (millimeters)
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 (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)
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 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)
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 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
The name of the manufacturer of the electric motor.
|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.
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 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 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.
Some manufacturers include software designed driving modes to improve power efficiency and/or range. Information about the available driving modes for this model.
Additional details about the electric motor of this model.
|Four levels of regenerative braking - D1|
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
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 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
|NEDC (New European Driving Cycle)||99.4 mi / 160.0 km|
|NEDC (New European Driving Cycle)||Combined||11.7 kWh/100 km|
Information about the energy class of the electric vehicle.
|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.
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)
|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|
Information about the type of drivetrain (the system that delivers power to the driving wheels).
|Front-wheel drive (FWD)|
Information about the main components of the front suspension of the electric vehicle.
Information about the main components of the rear suspension of the electric vehicle.
|Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)|
Information about the type of brakes used on the front wheels.
Information about the type of brakes used on the rear wheels.
|Markings||Width||Profile||Diameter||Load index||Speed index|
The name of the company that has manufactured the battery.
|Type of rechargeable battery|
The type of rechargeable battery depending on its composition.
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.
|Number of modules|
Battery cells are arranged in different modules that comprise battery packs. Information about the number of modules in this battery.
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)|
Total weight of the battery pack including not only the cells but also the shield, wiring, etc.
|507.06 lb (pounds)|
230 kg (kilograms)
Information about the position of the battery pack in the electric vehicle.
|Under the floor, middle|
|Household charging||Type 2 (IEC 62196-2, Mennekes, SAE J3068)||230 V||10 A||2.3 kW|
|Wallbox||Type 2 (IEC 62196-2, Mennekes, SAE J3068)||240 V||16 A||3.6 kW|
|Wallbox||Type 2 (IEC 62196-2, Mennekes, SAE J3068)||240 V||32 A||7.2 kW|
|DC fast charging||Type 2 (IEC 62196-3 FF, CCS2)||-||-||40 kW|
|Onboard charger||Type 2 (IEC 62196-2, Mennekes, SAE J3068)||-||7.2 A||Rear-left side|
|Onboard charger||Type 2 (IEC 62196-3 FF, CCS2)||-||7.2 A||Rear-right side|
|Type||Battery %||Estimated time (h:m)|
|DC fast charging||0% - 80%||00:28|
|Wallbox 7.2 kW||0% - 100%||02:36|
|Wallbox 3.6 kW||0% - 100%||05:12|
|Household charging||0% - 100%||08:08|
|-||Floor of the luggage compartment adjustable to two heights and removable||S|
|Safety and assistance||City emergency braking||S|
|Safety and assistance||Combined front and side curtain airbags||S|
|Safety and assistance||Cruise control||S|
|Safety and assistance||Eectronic stability control||S|
|Safety and assistance||Front airbag for driver and front passenger||S|
|Safety and assistance||Front airbags for driver and passenger||S|
|Safety and assistance||Immobilizer||S|
|Safety and assistance||Rear parking sensors||S|
|Safety and assistance||Side airbags for driver and front passenger||S|
|Safety and assistance||Tire pressure monitor||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||5-inch touchscreen||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||maps+more system with navigation, Bluetooth, multimedia||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||RCD 215 radio, CD and MP3 player||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||6 x speakers||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Volkswagen Car-Net with a 1-year subscription||S|
|Seats||Asymmetrically folding 2-seat rear bench||S|
|Seats||Heated front seats||S|
|Seats||Heated front seats||S|
|Seats||Height-adjustable driving seat||S|
|Steering wheel||3-spoke leather steering wheel||S|
|Doors and windows||Power windows for driver and front passenger||S|
|Doors and windows||Tinted rear windows||S|
|Mirrors||Power-adjustable side mirrors||S|
|Lights||LED daytime running lights||S|
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|