Volkswagen Up! Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

Quick notes on Volkswagen Up! clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 144 mm (5.7 in)
    • Offroad abilities: below average
    • Ride height per person: 28.8 mm (1.1 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 112 — 124 mm (4.4 — 4.9 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
    • Clearance to tire height: 144 mm / 111 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 144 mm / 364 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 156 mm
    • Difference with world average: -17 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • 1.0 — 0.4 hp/mm
  • 1.0 TSI — 0.6 hp/mm
  • 1.0 EcoFuel — 0.5 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 1.0 — 0.7 Nm/mm
  • 1.0 TSI — 1.1 Nm/mm
  • 1.0 EcoFuel — 0.6 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 1.0 — 34 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.0 TSI — 34 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.0 EcoFuel — 50 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    1.0 144 mm
    (5.7 in)
    144 mm/L 111 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -12% 9.6
    1.0 TSI 144 mm
    (5.7 in)
    144 mm/L 111 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -12% 9.6
    1.0 EcoFuel 144 mm
    (5.7 in)
    144 mm/L 111 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -12% 9.6
    Vehicle 1.0
    Clearance 144 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 144 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 111 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -12%
    Ride height to car height 9.6%
    Vehicle 1.0 TSI
    Clearance 144 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 144 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 111 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -12%
    Ride height to car height 9.6%
    Vehicle 1.0 EcoFuel
    Clearance 144 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 144 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 111 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -12%
    Ride height to car height 9.6%

    Quick notes on Volkswagen Up! clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 162 mm (6.4 in)
      • Offroad abilities: above average
      • Ride height per person: 40.5 mm (1.6 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 130 — 142 mm (5.1 — 5.6 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance to tire height: 162 mm / 116 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 162 mm / 356 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 174 mm
      • Difference with world average: +1 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 1.0 TSI — 0.6 hp/mm
  • 1.0 — 0.5 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 1.0 TSI — 1 Nm/mm
  • 1.0 — 0.6 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 1.0 TSI — 37 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.0 — 34 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    1.0 TSI 162 mm
    (6.4 in)
    162 mm/L 129 mm
    (5.1 in)
    +1% 10.7
    1.0 162 mm
    (6.4 in)
    162 mm/L 129 mm
    (5.1 in)
    +1% 10.7
    Vehicle 1.0 TSI
    Clearance 162 mm (6.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 162 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 129 mm (5.1 in)
    Difference from world average +1%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%
    Vehicle 1.0
    Clearance 162 mm (6.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 162 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 129 mm (5.1 in)
    Difference from world average +1%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%

    Quick notes on Volkswagen Up! clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 135 mm (5.3 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 27 mm (1.1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 103 — 115 mm (4.1 — 4.5 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 135 mm / 107 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 135 mm / 381 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 147 mm
      • Difference with world average: -26 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 18.7 kWh — 0.6 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 18.7 kWh — 1.6 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    18.7 kWh 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    - 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9
    Vehicle 18.7 kWh
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc -
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9%

    Quick notes on Volkswagen Up! clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 135 mm (5.3 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 27 mm (1.1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 103 — 115 mm (4.1 — 4.5 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 135 mm / 107 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 135 mm / 381 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 147 mm
      • Difference with world average: -26 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 18.7 kWh — 0.6 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 18.7 kWh — 1.6 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    18.7 kWh 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    - 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.1
    Vehicle 18.7 kWh
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc -
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%