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Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
18 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
34 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
35 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
36 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
37 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
38 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
39 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
40 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
41 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
42 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
43 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
44 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
45 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
46 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
47 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
48 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
49 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
50 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
51 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
52 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
53 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
54 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
55 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
56 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
57 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
58 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
59 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
60 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
61 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
62 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2003 2003 4dr Hatch turbocharged 100hp 1.9L I4 Diesel 5-sp manual FWD 41.4
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With the engine, transmission, and rear-wheel drive, the 2003 Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI has been averaging 41.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2003 Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTIs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 61.6 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (23.1 percent), in the city (4.7 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2003 Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
2003 2003 2dr Hatch turbocharged 180hp 1.8L I4 5-sp manual FWD 27.64
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2003 2003 2dr Hatch turbocharged 180hp 1.8L I4 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD 20.55
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2003 2003 2dr Hatch turbocharged 100hp 1.9L I4 Diesel 5-sp manual FWD 61.75
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2003 2003 2dr Hatch turbocharged 90hp 1.9L I4 Diesel 4-sp automatic FWD 45.5
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2003 Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI

2003 Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2003 4dr Hatch turbocharged 90hp 1.9L I4 Diesel
5-speed manual FWD
Consistently good city fuel economy. Highway economy varies by how fast you want to get there. see full Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI review
2003 2dr Hatch turbocharged 180hp 1.8L I4
5-speed manual FWD
It get around 26mpg pretty consistently. see full Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI review
2002 2dr Hatch turbocharged 90hp 1.9L I4 Diesel
5-speed manual FWD
39-41 mpg in city 49-54 mpg on highway see full Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI review
2002 2dr Hatch turbocharged 180hp 1.8L I4
5-speed manual FWD
While being a quick and powerful motor it still delivers up to 32 MPG on the highway. Even when driven spirited atleast 20MPG will be seen. see full Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI review
2002 4dr Hatch 115-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Decent real fuel economy. Mine got about 21 mpg in 100% San Francisco hills city driving. About 26 mpg for long trips with average speed more than 80 mph. About 29-30 mpg for 67-72 mph trips and combination of suburb and highway driving see full Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI review
2003 Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2004 2dr Hatch 240-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed manual AWD
The car is quite powerful, but heavy. Gas mileage is more in line with larger performance sedans than other compact hatchbacks. see full Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI review
 

2003 Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.