The Volkswagen Fox is a city car produced and designed by Volkswagen of Brazil and sold in Latin America since two thousand three  and Europe from two thousand five to 2011. [Two] [Trio] Presently the Fox is produced as a three-door and five-door hatchback. There is also a mini SUV version called CrossFox, and a mini MPV/station wagon model called Suran, SpaceFox, SportVan or Fox Plus depending on the market.
2009–present: Trio,823 mm (150.Five in)
In South America, it fits inbetween its two supermini brothers, the low cost Gol and the Polo. In Mexico, it was called the Lupo, due to the last name of then current President Vicente Fox. Volkswagen of Mexico dropped the Lupo after a brief run of two thousand nine models, due to poor sales, and substituted it along with the aged Pointer and Derby by the VW Novo Gol. The SportVan has also been calmly discontinued commencing February two thousand ten in Mexico due to poor sales leaving only the CrossFox.
In the European market, the Fox substituted the Lupo city car as the entry level car in the lineup. Volkswagen stopped selling the Fox in Europe in 2011, and it has now been substituted by the Volkswagen Up. [Four] Like the contemporary Polo, the Fox is based on Volkswagen’s PQ24 platform.
Volkswagen acquired the rights to the name in 1969, by purchasing NSU. The original NSU Fox was a motorbike very first seen in 1949, [Five] and Volkswagen had subsequently used the “Fox” name in some markets for special edition Volkswagen Polos. The Audi eighty produced in the 1970s also used the name Fox on vehicles sold in Australia and the United States.
In November 2009, the fresh two thousand ten Volkswagen Fox was exposed in Brazil and later also in Argentina.  The model was restyled again in 2015.
South America Edit
- Engine: VHT, BAH; I4, one thousand five hundred ninety nine cc, cast-ironcylinder block, RSH (roller rocker arm)
- Power: one hundred four hp (74 kW) @ five thousand seven hundred fifty rpm
- Fuel Injection: Motronic (Benzin ME7.Five.Ten until 2006)
- Torque: one hundred fifty four N·m (114 lb·ft) @ two thousand five hundred rpm
- 0–100 km/h: twelve s
- Top Speed: one hundred forty seven km/h (91 mph)
- Boot: 26,000 L (920 cu ft)-1,236 L (43.6 cu ft)
- Transmission: 5-speed manual (Audi MQ200 manual gearbox) or i-Motion ASG
- Fuel capacity: fifty L (13.Two US gal; 11.0 imp gal)
- Brakes: front disks, rear drums
The Fox was introduced to Europe at the AMI Leipzig Motor Showcase in April 2005, on debut in Europe, the Fox was only available as a three door hatchback and with three engine options: the 1.Two L forty kW (55 hp) I3 and 1.Four L fifty five kW (75 hp) I4 petrol engines and the 1.Four L fifty one kW (Sixty nine hp) TDI engine.
The Fox was sold with a long options list to reduce its tag price, therefore letting the European customer specify the Fox to their liking. It did come with standard twin airbags and anti lock braking system for safety measures. Upon its debut, the Fox scored four starlets in EuroNCAP’s crash rating system.
The Volkswagen CrossFox is a mini SUV version which sets it apart from the standard Fox. As is the case for other similar models, it is available only with front-wheel drive.
It is produced in Brazil and sold in Latin American markets; there are plans to export it to European markets to rival in the expanding mini SUV market (see Ford EcoSport and Fiat Idea Escapade).
This version contains mixed-use tires and a suspension raised slightly beyond a spare tire on the outside of the trunk.
A mini MPV/station wagon version of the Fox was introduced in April 2006. It is named Suran in Argentina,  Chile and Uruguay, SpaceFox in Brazil  and Peru,  SportVan in Mexico [Ten] and Fox Plus in Algeria.  It is built in General Pacheco, Argentina. 
Because of its three hundred sixty mm-extended tail (Four,165 mm vs. Trio,805 mm), it has a larger boot and more rear gam room than the hatchback versions. Its main competitors are the Peugeot two hundred six SW and Fiat Palio Weekend.
The initial version has the same wheelbase of Two,645 mm (104.1 in), a length of Four,165 mm (164.0 in), a width of 1,640 mm (64.6 in) and a height of 1,545 mm (60.8 in). It uses the 1.6 litre engine, with power output levels ranging inbetween ninety eight and one hundred three PS (72 and seventy six kW; ninety seven and one hundred two bhp), depending on the fuel version (petrol or blend of ethanol and petrol).
In 2009, it was facelifted, gaining slightly enlarged dimensions: Four,180 mm (164.6 in) in length, 1,660 mm (65.Four in) in width and 1,576 mm (62.0 in) in height.
The Fox was a variant of the Gol manufactured by Volkswagen do Brasil and marketed by Volkswagen in North America as an entry level subcompact from one thousand nine hundred eighty seven to 1993. Originally suggested as a two door and four door sedan as well as a two door wagon, the wagon was discontinued in one thousand nine hundred ninety one along with the two door for the Canadian market, the same year the four door sedan (as well as the two door, in the United States) received a mild restyling.
The Fox featured a longitudinal mounted 1.8L, eighty one PS (60 kW; eighty hp) four cylinder gasoline engine, sharing components with the Volkswagen Golf — along with a four speed transmission for the standard two and four door sedan and a five speed transmission for the “GL” sport model — an automatic transmission was not suggested. There was no power steering available. The Fox had power assisted disk brakes in the front and drums in the rear. The Fox did not have an anti lock braking system.
According to the U.S. EPA, the four speed version averaged twenty four mpg‑US (9.8 L/100 km; twenty nine mpg‑imp) on the fresh combined driving cycle with the five speed transmission able to produce twenty three mpg‑US (Ten L/100 km; twenty eight mpg‑imp) on the fresh driving cycle. Under the old test protocol, the Volkswagen Fox was able to produce twenty six mpg‑US (9.0 L/100 km; thirty one mpg‑imp) with the five speed transmission and twenty seven mpg‑US (8.7 L/100 km; thirty two mpg‑imp) with the four speed transmission.
Early models (1987–1989) featured the Bosch CIS-E also known as KE-Jetronic electro mechanical fuel injection, using an oxygen sensor to assist in fuel management. Later models featured (1990 to 1993) Bosch Digifant electronic fuel injection. In Canada, the Fox from one thousand nine hundred eighty seven to one thousand nine hundred eighty nine was suggested with the simpler Bosch CIS fuel injection (K-Jetronic) without an oxygen sensor for the engine fuel management system.
From the thriving sales of the Passat, Jetta, Golf and the price of the Fox compared to other manufacturers at the time, the Fox faded out rapid. Making the Fox a infrequent lump of history, more so on the (MK2) (1990 to 1993) years. Less were being made/imported, due to the lack of request from the manufacturer.
Originally, the Fox’s squared off front end featured sealed slat halogen headlamps; after one thousand nine hundred ninety one models received revised sheet metal with flush glass headlamps. (MK2)
In the United States and Australia the Audi eighty was badged as the Audi Fox during the 1970s, but the two have very little in common. The Australian version was assembled locally by Volkswagen Australasia Ltd.
In South Africa, the Fox name was used for a model based on the very first generation Jetta.  This was sold alongside the Volkswagen Citi Golf, based on the very first generation Golf.