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Volkswagen Jetta MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
22 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 9 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
34 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
35 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
36 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
37 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
38 miles per gallon 7 vehicles
39 miles per gallon 14 vehicles
40 miles per gallon 17 vehicles
41 miles per gallon 20 vehicles
42 miles per gallon 16 vehicles
43 miles per gallon 23 vehicles
44 miles per gallon 12 vehicles
45 miles per gallon 10 vehicles
46 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
47 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
48 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
49 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
50 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
51 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
52 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
53 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
54 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
55 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
56 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2006 2006 4dr Hatch turbocharged 100hp 1.9L I4 Diesel 5-sp manual FWD 39.23
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With the engine, transmission, and rear-wheel drive, the 2006 Volkswagen Jetta has been averaging 39.23 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Volkswagen Jettas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 100 miles per hour (about 31.7 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (28.3 percent), in heavy traffic (1.7 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2006 Volkswagen Jetta in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
2006 2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-sp manual FWD 27.41
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-sp automated manual FWD 27.27
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 100hp 1.9L I4 Diesel 6-sp automated manual FWD 40.9
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan 170-hp 2.5L I5 5-sp manual FWD 27.46
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan 170-hp 2.5L I5 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 30.62
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 100hp 1.9L I4 Diesel 5-sp manual FWD 42.58
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 100hp 1.9L I4 Diesel 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD 35
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2006 Volkswagen Jetta

2006 Volkswagen Jetta Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr Sedan 150-horsepower 2.5L I5
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Averages about 25 mpg with my driving habits, but gets a little over 30 on the highway. see full Volkswagen Jetta review
2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 100hp 1.9L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
My Jetta TDI DSG regularly gets more than 40MPG see full Volkswagen Jetta review
2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 100hp 1.9L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
When I was in the market, fuel economy was my main criteria. Basically it came down to hybrid or diesel. Diesel won out due to its known life cycle as opposed to the unknown battery situation with a hybrid. see full Volkswagen Jetta review
2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 100hp 1.9L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
Awesome highway mileage, never less than 42 MPG. see full Volkswagen Jetta review
2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual FWD
I get up to 33 on the highway--above 70mph. I consider that amazing, given the power. see full Volkswagen Jetta review
2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 100hp 1.9L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
The Jetta TDI has an incredible amount of power, yet delvers phenomenal fuel economy. We can easily achieve over 1000km per tank. see full Volkswagen Jetta review
2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 100hp 1.9L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
Great TDI fuel economy: approaches 40 mpg in city and have registered 55+ highway under the right conditions. see full Volkswagen Jetta review
2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 100hp 1.9L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
Great TDI fuel economy, Nearly 700 highway miles in a tank. see full Volkswagen Jetta review
2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 100hp 1.9L I4 Diesel
5-speed manual FWD
The best in the market. Diesel is 10% cheaper than gasoline. On average diesel owners pay 30% less for fuel than those who pay for comparable cars with gasoline fuel. see full Volkswagen Jetta review
2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 100hp 1.9L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
TDI Diesel powertrain offers durability and MPG of near 50. see full Volkswagen Jetta review
2006 Volkswagen Jetta Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2006 4dr Sedan 150-horsepower 2.5L I5
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Thirsty in the city see full Volkswagen Jetta review
 

2006 Volkswagen Jetta 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 Jetta's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.