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Volkswagen Jetta MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
19 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 11 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 14 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 33 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 29 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 33 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 29 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 23 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 11 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 8 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 13 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 8 vehicles
34 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
35 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
36 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
37 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
38 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
39 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
40 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
41 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
42 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
43 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
44 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
45 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
46 miles per gallon 0 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 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2008 2008 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-sp automated manual FWD 33.8
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With the turbocharged 210hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed automated manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2008 Volkswagen Jetta has been averaging 33.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Volkswagen Jettas in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (10 percent), in the suburbs (0 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2008 Volkswagen Jetta in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
2008 2008 4dr Sedan 170-hp 2.5L I5 5-sp manual FWD 28.51
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2008 2008 4dr Sedan 170-hp 2.5L I5 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 26.32
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2008 Volkswagen Jetta

2008 Volkswagen Jetta Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
Averaging 38-40. A trip would see 44 mpg see full Volkswagen Jetta review
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
Ability to get close to 50 MPG see full Volkswagen Jetta review
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed manual FWD
On my first tank i am looking at approx 600 miles on a tank full of fuel (14.5 gals) see full Volkswagen Jetta review
2009 4dr Sedan 170-horsepower 2.5L I5
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
20 city - 25 hwy. see full Volkswagen Jetta review
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
40-50 MPG higway, over 30 city. I expect better fuel economy when over 10-15k miles. see full Volkswagen Jetta review
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
Exceptionally consistent. Even with auto, it gets between 42 and 45 mpg routinely. I drive efficiently, but it still can pull up sizeable hills at speed while carrying a considerable load. see full Volkswagen Jetta review
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
2008 Volkswagen Jetta Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr Sedan 170-horsepower 2.5L I5
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Combined city/hwy is only low to mid 20 MPG see full Volkswagen Jetta review
2008 4dr Sedan 170-horsepower 2.5L I5
5-speed manual FWD
Worst in segment for the gas engine see full Volkswagen Jetta review
 

2008 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.