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Volkswagen Beetle MPG

 

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Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2002 2002 2dr Hatch turbocharged 100hp 1.9L I4 Diesel 5-sp manual FWD 46.3
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With the turbocharged 150hp 2.0L I4 Diesel engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2002 Volkswagen Beetle has been averaging 46.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2002 Volkswagen Beetles in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 57.5 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (15 percent), in heavy traffic (2.5 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2002 Volkswagen Beetle in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
2002 2002 2dr Hatch 115-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 24.9
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2002 2dr Hatch turbocharged 90hp 1.9L I4 Diesel
5-speed manual FWD
A real-world 50+ miles per gallon. This is achieved by going 55 MPH or thereabouts, and on limited-access hiways. In-town mileage of course is worse. see full Volkswagen Beetle review
 

2002 Volkswagen Beetle 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 Beetle's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.