VW e-Up! 18.7 kWh FAQs

18.7 kWh

What is the real world range of the VW e-Up! 18.7 kWh?

The real world range (city + highway) in summer is ≈94 mi.
The real world range (city + highway) in winter is ≈79 mi.
Real-life figures may differ significantly depending on weather conditions and driving style.

What is the charge port type of the VW e-Up! 18.7 kWh?

The European version of the car has a CCS|Type2 charge port.

Where can I charge the VW e-Up! 18.7 kWh?

Firstly, you can charge it at home from a regular socket.
Secondly, you can charge it at any AC charging station with the corresponding charging cable.

What is the on-board charger capacity of the VW e-Up! 18.7 kWh?

The on-board charger of the car can take up to 3.6 kW.

How long does it take to fully charge the VW e-Up! 18.7 kWh?

  • If you charge it from a regular NEMA 5-15 socket, it will take 11 h 32 min to charge it 0-100% (charging speed ≈9 mph);
  • If you charge it from a NEMA 14-50 socket, it will take 5 h 46 min to charge it 0-100% (charging speed ≈17 mph);
  • If you charge it at a Tesla Supercharger or any other DC charging station, the car’s battery can accept up to 40 kW of power. However, the average charging rate will be lowered to extend the battery life. What’s more, not all stations are capable of generating such power. In the best case scenario you will be able to charge your VW e-Up! 18.7 kWh 0-100% in 70.125 minutes.
We recommend you to use the EV Compare charging calculator to estimate the electric vehicle charging time and cost.

What is the cargo capacity of the VW e-Up! 18.7 kWh?

The vehicle total cargo volume with the seats unfolded is 9 ft3.

What powertrain does the VW e-Up! 18.7 kWh have?

The vehicle has a 18.7 kWh traction battery, which powers one permanent-magnet electric motor located on the front axle.
The motor produces 80 hp/60 kW of power and 155 lb-ft of torque.
This enables the car to hit 0-60 mph in 12.2 s and reach a top speed of 81 mph.