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Hi, am thinking of buying an Up! but dislike dual mass flywheels. Does the petrol version have them?
 

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I believe so, but what's to dislike?

No history of flywheel issues on Up!s, unlike with some other cars (usually diesels as they have high compression ratios).

All Up! engines are triples, and all triples are relatively imbalanced, so have a lot of torque pulsing - a dual mass will stop your gearbox wearing out too soon and give better gearchanges. The Up!/Citigo/Mii all have good, slick gearchanges, especially the post-facelift 5-speed - at least all the ones I've driven!

As far as I know, all common triples have DMFs.

And the Up! is only available as a petrol version I think (at least in the UK).
 

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The Up engine doesn't have an engine balancer in it either like the old polo 3 pots do, its actually quite a feat of engineering!
 

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It's odd - given they go to the trouble of tri-oval cam gears (which is claimed to help belt life, for the same torque pulse reasons).

Maybe that system offers some general anti-vibration benefits and it's cleverer than I thought?

I have to say my humble 75ps is very smooth when driving even at high rpm; less so at idle..!
 
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