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Volkswagen Passat MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
18 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
34 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
35 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
36 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
37 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
38 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2008 2008 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-sp manual FWD 29
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With the turbocharged 170hp 1.8L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2008 Volkswagen Passat has been averaging 29 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Volkswagen Passats in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (20 percent), in heavy traffic (5 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2008 Volkswagen Passat in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
2008 2008 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 28.24
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2008 2008 4dr Wagon 280-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 18
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2008 2008 4dr Wagon turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-sp manual FWD 28.95
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2008 2008 4dr Wagon turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 26.43
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2008 Volkswagen Passat

2008 Volkswagen Passat Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
Good fuel economy see full Volkswagen Passat review
2008 4dr Wagon turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Highway > 30mpg see full Volkswagen Passat review
2008 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Average 24 MPG in mostly city driving so far. see full Volkswagen Passat review
2007 4dr Wagon turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
more than 35 HWY at 65 MPH see full Volkswagen Passat review
2007 4dr Wagon turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
I can average 34 mpg and get 37 mpg on the highway in gentle driving, yet I have plenty of power on tap if I need it for passing, merging, etc. see full Volkswagen Passat review
2007 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
I get 5-7 MPG above the (pre 2008) EPA sticker on this car but with a similar driving style on a previous car was returning 2-3 MPG below the (pre 2008) EPA sticker. see full Volkswagen Passat review
2007 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
Average 31 MPG overall. Great for a gas-engine car. Outstanding for one with high performance. see full Volkswagen Passat review
2007 4dr Wagon turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
It has averaged over 31 mpg for more than 13,000 miles. Gets around 35 mpg on long trips at interstate speeds of 70 mph. see full Volkswagen Passat review
2007 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
33 mpg in 6th going 80 mph, 500 mile range, who can ask for more? see full Volkswagen Passat review
 

2008 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.