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Volkswagen Jetta Gas Mileage

The Volkswagen Jetta is one of the most popular cars in the Volkswagen vehicle lineup, but what are the Volkswagen Jetta gas mileage numbers? Find out everything you need to know (and maybe a little bit more) about the VW Jetta gas mileage right here. Waiting for you below are fun facts, good tips, and numbers that you’ll be impressed by. When you’re done reading, come on down to visit us in Coconut Creek, FL, to get one of these amazing new VW cars for yourself!

The Numbers

If you’ve been toying around with getting a Volkswagen Jetta for a while now but haven’t yet committed, let us entice you with the Volkswagen Jetta MPG estimates. For a 2021 model, the Volkswagen Jetta miles per gallon can reach up to an EPA-estimated 41 highway/31 city.1 We’d say that’s plenty of range to get all of your errands in North Miami done with gas to spare when you return home! If that great VW Jetta TDI MPG doesn’t intrigue you enough, maybe our VW lease specials will.

Gasoline or Diesel?

If you’ve caught wind of a mysterious diesel VW Jetta, you’re not hearing things. There was, in fact, a diesel option from 2009 to 2015, but it has since ended production. Now, that great VW Jetta MPG can only come from regular gasoline. The OEM site suggests that you use AKI 87, or your Average Joe of fuel. But we all know that this impressive gas mileage is anything but standard!

Fuel Costs in Coconut Creek

Fuel costs can be expensive, but not when you’re driving this model! The amazing Volkswagen Jetta gas mileage ensures that you save money at the pump by having to visit it much less often. Need to make a house call in Fort Lauderdale, then jump over to the other side of Coconut Creek? Your Volkswagen Jetta gas mileage won’t let you down. But don’t just take our word for it; let’s do a little math! We promise it won’t be too bad.

Here in our zip code, the average price of fuel is about $2.39 per gallon. If you drive 15,000 miles per year and drive about an even amount of time between the city and highway, given the incredible Volkswagen Jetta gas mileage, you could spend as little as $1,050 on gas per year. We’ll take that low fuel cost any day over all the much less fuel-efficient sedans out there.

How To Make the Most Out of a Tank of Gas

Even though the Volkswagen Jetta gas mileage is great, many of you may be wondering how to get even more life out of a tank of gas. Here are some good tips you can use to do so!

  1. Avoid rapid acceleration
  2. Skip the A/C unless absolutely necessary
  3. Reduce the total amount of weight in your car
  4. Use low-viscosity oil for your engine and transmission (ask our VW service center to help with this one)
  5. Make sure your tires are always fully inflated


What kind of gas does a Volkswagen Jetta take?

The Volkswagen Jetta takes regular unleaded gasoline. Or, if you’re performance-minded, you can also use premium fuel safely.

Are Volkswagen Jetta cars diesel?

As of 2016, no. The golden era of diesel VW Jetta vehicles was from 2009 to 2015, and they have long since stopped production. But, even diesel models got impressive fuel economy. For example, the Volkswagen Jetta diesel MPG for a 2015 model was an EPA-estimated 31 city/46 highway MPG.2 Not bad, right? So, if you’re looking for those numbers in a diesel VW Jetta, you’ll have to keep an eye on our selection of used cars!

Get a VW Jetta Here

You’ve got all the numbers, now the only thing missing is the great car! You can get an awesome price on a VW Jetta right here with us and experience the fantastic Volkswagen Jetta gas mileage for yourself. Do you have any other questions regarding gas or mileage? Give us a call or come see us! We’ll be happy to answer them all for you.


Models Volkswagen Jetta MPG
2021 VW Jetta Up to 30 city / 41 highway
2020 VW Jetta Up to 30 city / 40 highway
2019 VW Jetta Up to 30 city / 40 highway
2018 VW Jetta Up to 28 city / 40 highway
2017 VW Jetta Up to 28 city / 40 highway
2016 VW Jetta Up to 28 city / 40 highway
2015 VW Jetta Up to 31 city / 46 highway
2014 VW Jetta Up to 30 city / 42 highway
2013 VW Jetta Up to 30 city / 42 highway
2012 VW Jetta Up to 30 city / 42 highway
2011 VW Jetta Up to 30 city / 42 highway


130 city/41 highway mpg (2021 Jetta 1.4L, 6-speed manual transmission). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.

2EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.

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