Volkswagen Jetta MPG: Gas Mileage, Range, Tank Capacity

Volkswagen Jetta MPG
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If you're looking for a way to save money at the gas pump, take a look at Volkswagen Jetta MPG when buying a new or used car. This popular model is great as a commuter car because of its fuel efficiency, modern infotainment options, and smooth handling. While it originally appeared in 1979, it has come a long way since then. To learn more about this vehicle and its fuel economy, read on.

What to Know About Volkswagen Jetta MPG

To combat inflation and ever-rising fuel prices, some people have become interested in electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. While Volkswagen does offer these options, some people want impressive fuel economy while still getting their car's power from the pump, avoiding the necessity of charging. Fortunately, Volkswagen Jetta MPG is pretty remarkable. You can also get this car used, allowing you to enjoy its fuel efficiency for a more competitive rate than a new model. The following chart explores how well it rates across the years:

Volkswagen Jetta MPG by Year

2012 Volkswagen Jetta MPG1 Up to 30 city/42 highway
2013 Volkswagen Jetta MPG1 Up to 30 city/42 highway
2014 Volkswagen Jetta MPG1 Up to 30 city/42 highway
2015 Volkswagen Jetta MPG1 Up to 31 city/46 highway
2016 Volkswagen Jetta MPG1 Up to 28 city/40 highway
2017 Volkswagen Jetta MPG1 Up to 28 city/40 highway
2018 Volkswagen Jetta MPG1 Up to 28 city/40 highway
2019 Volkswagen Jetta MPG1 Up to 30 city/40 highway
2020 Volkswagen Jetta MPG1 Up to 30 city/40 highway
2021 Volkswagen Jetta MPG1 Up to 30 city/41 highway
2022 Volkswagen Jetta MPG1 Up to 29 city/43 highway

The above numbers should only be taken as general guidelines, as the exact Volkswagen Jetta MPG can vary depending on which trim model you pick, especially if they have different powertrains. However, as you can see, the company's commitment to giving you long-term savings at the pump remains consistent.

Volkswagen Jetta Range

In the past, there have also been hybrid versions of this vehicle, allowing you to avoid gas stations even more. 2016 was a popular year for this option and came with a Volkswagen Jetta range of over 500 miles.1 If you're interested in plug-in hybrid options, there are choices among the VW Passat and VW Golf lineups.

What Else Can You Expect Beside Great Volkswagen Jetta MPG?

While having an impressive Volkswagen Jetta MPG is important, you should make sure that any vehicle you are considering fits other aspects of your lifestyle. Luckily for you, this SUV has a lot to offer. For 2022, it comes with the Volkswagen Digital Cockpit, 14.1 cubic feet of storage room, and four fun trims full of additional safety and driver-assistance features. Of these, the GLI model is especially athletic and fun to drive. This trim also comes with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces up to 228 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. To learn more about what this vehicle has to offer and whether or not it checks off all the items on your wish list, visit our dealership. Our team will set you up with a test drive of a Volkswagen Jetta for sale.

How to Improve Your Volkswagen Jetta Gas Mileage

While the EPA estimates how fuel-efficient vehicles are, how you drive and where can have a significant impact on fuel economy overall. To enjoy the best performance from your vehicle, avoid stop-and-go traffic when possible, don't carry unnecessarily heavy loads in your SUV, and adhere to the car maintenance schedule in your owner's manual. Driving on old or unbalanced tires, for example, can cause you issues and more money at the pump.

Experience the Volkswagen Jetta for Yourself at Our Dealership

If you're interested in new Volkswagen cars for sale, then our Volkswagen dealer in Jacksonville is the place to visit. We have a wide inventory and knowledgeable and friendly staff members who will be happy to explain the fuel efficiency of all our models without pressuring you to make a decision.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is a Volkswagen Jetta fuel-efficient?

One of the most common reasons why people want to buy a Volkswagen Jetta is because of its fuel efficiency. You can get an EPA-estimated 43 MPG on the highway1 in this car, depending on the model year and trim you choose. Our service team is also happy to keep your car in optimum shape and give you tips on how to drive as fuel efficiently as possible.

How many miles per gallon does a Volkswagen Jetta have?

For the 2022 model year, you can expect up to 29 city/43 highway MPG.1 This car also has a 13.2-gallon fuel tank to help you go the distance without having to stop for gas too frequently.

How many miles can a Jetta go on a full tank?

If you got a 2022 Volkswagen Jetta, which can achieve up to an EPA-estimated 40 MPG on the highway1 and drove it on the highway only under ideal conditions, you could drive for 567 miles without having to fill up. If you were traveling through the city instead, you should be able to go over 382 miles on one tank.


1EPA estimates only. Your results will vary.

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