Used Volkswagen Up! Vehicles

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  • 2016
  • 65,000 km
  • Manual
  • Petrol
  • Group 1 Nissan Stellenbosch
  • 2018
  • 42,000 km
  • Manual
  • Petrol
  • Group 1 Nissan Uitenhage

Used VW up! for Sale

Used VW up! for Sale in South Africa tend to make the perfect first-time owner vehicle, student vehicle or city runaround for young people and families. Add to this the fact that they are affordable, reliable and exceptionally safe, and you have a 3-door hatchback which is desirable for all of the right reasons!

1st Generation VW up!
2011 – Today

The first and current generation of VW up! is based on numerous model experimentation vehicles (concept cars) which were shown to the public between 2007 and when the up! was finally launched at the 2011 International Motor Show Germany (IAA). These “proto up! Vehicles were as follows:

  • 2007 Up concept
  • 2007 Space Up concept
  • 2007 Space Up Blue Concept
  • 2009 E-Up! concept car
  • 2009 Up Lite concept
  • 2010 Volkswagen IN
  • 2011 Buggy Up
  • 2011 Up Azzurra Sailing Team

Did You Know? The VW up! is both a safe and environmentally friendly vehicle! The ratings for the up! are as follows:

  • During its Euro NCAP assessment scheme, it achieved a 5-star overall rating
  • During its Green NCAP assessment in February 2019 the Volkswagen Up! GTI (not available in SA) with 1.0 L TSI engine and 6-speed manual gearbox was awarded a Clean Air Index Score of 9.2 out of 10.

1st Generation VW up! at a Glance

Power Train


  • 1.0 L Petrol


  • 6-speed manual (Not in South Africa)
  • 5-speed manual
  • 5-speed automatic (Not in South Africa)
  • 1-speed fixed gear ratio (Not in South Africa)


  • 2 407 mm – 2 411 mm


  • 3 600 mm – 3 628 mm


  • 1 504 mm – 1 516 mm


  • 1 641 mm – 1 649 mm

Used VW up! FAQs

Q: Is the VW up! available with an automatic transmission?
A: Not in South Africa no, here it comes standard with a 5-speed manual transmission across the range.

Q: What is the top trim level or model variant in the VW up! range?
A: There are not one but two VW up! Which qualify as the top of the range trim levels. These are the VW Cross up! and the up! Beats.

Q: Is the VW up! available with a Diesel engine?
A: No, the up! Is only sold (both here and globally) with a 1.0-litre petrol engine.

Used Volkswagen up! Prices

Used Volkswagen up! Prices are determined by the trim level, year model and mileage of the vehicle. There are of course other minor factors that help to contribute to the Price of the Used VW up! which we sell, but due to the fact that they are relatively new to the South African market (there are only 2015 VW up!, 2016 VW up!, 2017 VW up!, 2018 VW up! and the latest 2019 VW up! models for sale) the only major difference between the Used up! For Sale at Group 1 are the trim levels and model variants. These are as follows:

  • The Volkswagen Take up!
  • The Volkswagen Move up!
  • The Volkswagen Cross up!
  • The Volkswagen up! Beats

Please Note! The up! Was first sold internationally in 2011, so any vehicle predating 2015 will have been purchased overseas and imported into South Africa by the previous owner.

If you are interested in any one of the Well Priced VW up! For Sale on this page, then please don’t hesitate to contact us at any one of the following Group 1 Cars Showrooms:

Used VW up! in the Western Cape

From Cape Town to the Boland and beyond there is a Group 1 Pre-owned Showroom near you offering VW up! For Sale in the Western Cape at the best possible price! Contact us or visit us at any one of the following Group 1 Branches:

Group 1 Pre-owned in Kuils River
021 900 5200

Group 1 Pre-owned in Stellenbosch
021 887 6900

Group 1 Pre-owned in Knysna
044 302 2600

Used VW up! for Sale in Gauteng

Used VW up! For Sale in Gauteng are very much in demand and are in fact some of the most sought-after City Cars in our vehicle sales arsenal! Come and experience the feisty attitude of the VW up! at any one of the following Johannesburg based Group 1 showrooms:

Group 1 at The Glen
010 593 4393

Group 1 in Midrand
011 312 2678

Used VW up! for Sale in the Eastern Cape

Exciting to own and fun to drive, the ever affordable Used VW up! For Sale in the Eastern Cape are a regular sight in cities and towns all around the province. Take one for a test drive or come and purchase one directly from our Group 1 Pre-owned at one of the following two Eastern Cape Showrooms:

Group 1 in Port Elizabeth
041 994 1800

Group 1 in Uitenhage
041 994 1800

Please Note! All of the Used VW up! For Sale on this page are eligible for nationwide delivery! If you find the right vehicle for your needs at the right price on this site, then please don’t hesitate to contact us today.

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