Parkers overall rating: 4.4 out of 5 4.4

The Parkers Verdict

Nobody can accuse the Volkswagen Up of having an easy ride. It’s up against a wide range of rivals, many of which undercut the Up by a sizeable amount of money. However, if you can stretch to the cost of the Up it is one of, if not the best city car on sale today.

Its blend of good practicality, rock solid build quality, peppy engines and a polished overall drive make it an excellent all-rounder, while the addition of an all-electric E-Up and Up GTI only serve to broaden its appeal.

Read on for the full Parkers Volkswagen Up Hatchback review, plus individual road tests on the Up GTI, E-Up, Up Beats and many more.