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City car comparison: Fiat 500 v Mitsubishi Mirage v Nissan Micra v Volkswagen Up!

They may not be the cars teenagers have pinned to their bedroom walls, but the Fiat 500, Mitsubishi Mirage, Nissan Micra and Volkswagen Up! are among the cheapest ways first-time drivers can get into a new car. Particularly when parents are often paying the bills, all four sub-light hatchbacks featured here cost $14,000 or less on the road, all are economical and all feature stability control and front and front-side airbags as standard...

Volkswagen Up! Review

The Volkswagen Up! has finally arrived in Australia with a starting price of $13,990.

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City car comparison: Fiat 500 v Mitsubishi Mirage v Nissan Micra v Volkswagen Up!

They may not be the cars teenagers have pinned to their bedroom walls, but the Fiat 500, Mitsubishi Mirage, Nissan Micra and Volkswagen Up! are among the cheapest ways first-time drivers can get into a new car. Particularly when parents are often paying the bills, all four sub-light hatchbacks featured here cost $14,000 or less on the road, all are economical and all feature stability control and front and front-side airbags as standard...

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2012 Volkswagen Up! Review

I bought this up! around 12 months ago. I wanted the least expensive transport my ego could afford. The Fiat 500 Pop hadn't yet fallen to $14k driveaway, and I was underwhelmed by both the Micra and the Mirage. They both seemed like appliances you'd buy from a large discount department store. The up! won me over on first impressions...

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Volkswagen Eos, Up! axed from streamlined range; Scirocco uncertain

The Volkswagen Up! will join the Eos in exiting local showrooms when stocks of the current model run out, and they could be joined by the Scirocco. Speaking about the future of the range-entry Up!, Volkswagen Australia communications general manager Karl Gehling told CarAdvice, “That [sub-light] segment is very price sensitive...

Volkswagen Up! to get new automatic, improve pedestrian safety

The next-generation Volkswagen Up! will hit the roads in 2017 as a slightly longer car with a new platform engineered to fit either a torque converter or dual-clutch automatic gearbox. Visiting for the launch of the Volkswagen Golf GTI, Wolfsburg-based technical head of transmission development Michael Schafer explained that the design of the current Up! was such that it could only accept a single-clutch automatic (below) – widely criticised by overseas media – but that would change for the next car...

Volkswagen unhappy with Up! sales, but committed to the car

The Volkswagen Up! will not be dropped from the local line-up, Volkswagen Group Australia (VGA) managing director John White has explained, despite the sub-compact hatchback going into sales freefall. Asked directly whether Volkswagen is happy with Up! sales in Australia, local boss White (below) answered “no I’m not...

Volkswagen e-load Up!: electric van concept unveiled

The Volkswagen e-load Up! has been unveiled at the Frankfurt motor show. A commercial van concept based on the electric Volkswagen e-Up! (pictured below), the Volkswagen e-load Up! is a city-sized delivery van that combines small dimensions, large storage capacity and zero-emission motoring...

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