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Volkswagen Passat MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
20 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
34 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
35 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
36 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
37 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
38 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
39 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
40 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
41 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
42 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
43 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
44 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
45 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2005 2005 4dr Sedan 280-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 34.52
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With the 280-horsepower 3.6L V6 engine, 6-speed automated manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2005 Volkswagen Passat has been averaging 34.52 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Volkswagen Passats in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 72 miles per hour (about 49.2 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (15 percent), in heavy traffic (5 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2005 Volkswagen Passat in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
2005 2005 4dr Wagon turbocharged 170hp 1.8L I4 5-sp manual AWD 25.33
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2005 2005 4dr Wagon 190-hp 2.8L V6 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD 20.25
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2005 2005 4dr Wagon 280-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 34.55
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2005 2005 4dr Wagon 280-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp automated manual FWD 28
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2005 2005 4dr Wagon turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 26.4
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2005 Volkswagen Passat

2005 Volkswagen Passat Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
25+ mpg in town, 34+ mpg on road see full Volkswagen Passat review
2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Mid sized sedan that can get up to 32 mpg. see full Volkswagen Passat review
2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
32 mpg on the hghway,with 200 hp to boot see full Volkswagen Passat review
2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
24+ around town and 32+ on the highway in a car this size is very impressive. see full Volkswagen Passat review
2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Turbo 4 fuel economy in midsize category. see full Volkswagen Passat review
2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I get 28 combined and I live up a big big hill I drive about 60 miles a day round trip. If we go on a trip I get easily 31mpg and long trips I get 35mpg. see full Volkswagen Passat review
2005 4dr Wagon turbocharged 134hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Diesel fuel economy, need I say more see full Volkswagen Passat review
2005 4dr Sedan turbocharged 134hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
It is a TDI diesel, and gets 42-44 mpg on the highway see full Volkswagen Passat review
2005 4dr Wagon turbocharged 134hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Unbeatable TDI economy see full Volkswagen Passat review
2004 4dr Wagon 190-horsepower 2.8L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Acceptable- given that I haul a 110 pound dog and 2 kids and a surfboard a lot of the time. see full Volkswagen Passat review
2005 Volkswagen Passat Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2006 4dr Sedan 280-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
26 mpg on roard trips see full Volkswagen Passat review
2005 4dr Wagon 190-horsepower 2.8L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
19.5 overall mpg see full Volkswagen Passat review
2004 4dr Sedan 190-horsepower 2.8L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
For the lack of power and performance I would have expected 15% - 20% more mileage that getting. see full Volkswagen Passat review
2004 4dr Sedan 190-horsepower 2.8L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I expected 23-24 overall, and 26-28 highway. I get 25 highway and 22 overall, tops. Have to use premium or a mix of plus and premium. Tank is small. see full Volkswagen Passat review
2004 4dr Sedan turbocharged 170hp 1.8L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
ok MPG, but requires premium. see full Volkswagen Passat review
 

2005 Volkswagen Passat 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 Passat's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.