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Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI Fuel Economy (km/L)

km/L Number of Vehicles
55 kilometers per liter 2 vehicles
56 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
57 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
58 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
59 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
60 kilometers per liter 2 vehicles
61 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
62 kilometers per liter 2 vehicles
63 kilometers per liter 2 vehicles
64 kilometers per liter 4 vehicles
65 kilometers per liter 4 vehicles
66 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
67 kilometers per liter 5 vehicles
68 kilometers per liter 3 vehicles
69 kilometers per liter 4 vehicles
70 kilometers per liter 10 vehicles
71 kilometers per liter 9 vehicles
72 kilometers per liter 7 vehicles
73 kilometers per liter 4 vehicles
74 kilometers per liter 10 vehicles
75 kilometers per liter 5 vehicles
76 kilometers per liter 6 vehicles
77 kilometers per liter 8 vehicles
78 kilometers per liter 3 vehicles
79 kilometers per liter 6 vehicles
80 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
81 kilometers per liter 4 vehicles
82 kilometers per liter 2 vehicles
83 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
84 kilometers per liter 4 vehicles
85 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
86 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
87 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
88 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain km/L  
2017 2017 4dr Hatch turbocharged 220hp 2.0L I4 6-sp manual FWD 72.5
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With the turbocharged 170kW 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2017 Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI has been averaging 72.5 L/100km (liters per 100 kilometers).

The 2017 Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTIs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 72 kilometers per hour (about 54.3 percent of the kilometers driven). The rest of the kilometers were in the city (1.4 percent), in heavy traffic (0.7 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2017 Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
2017 2017 4dr Wagon 170-hp 2.5L I5 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 66.7
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TrueDelta Reviews the Real Gas Mileage of the 2017 Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI

2017 Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI Real Gas Mileage: Pros
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2016 Compared to a crossover, a wagon should also go farther on a gallon of gas, especially on the highway, as it has a smaller frontal area to propel through the atmosphere. In the EPA's tests, the Mazda CX-5 (with front-wheel-drive) managed to slightly outscore the Volkswagen Golf SportsWagen, 26 to 25 mpg. But the GSW fares better in the highway test, 35 vs. 33 mpg. In my real-world suburban driving, I had a much easier time getting the trip computer average over 30 mpg in the Volkswagen, and occasionally even nudged it to 40. In a couple of 70-mph highway drives the VW averaged 37 mpg, a little better than its EPA rating. The CX-5's trip computer averages were usually in the mid-20s, and sometimes in the upper 20s, but rarely got to 30. Granted, the tested CX-5 had all-wheel-drive, which likely cost it a couple mpg (24/30 in the EPA tests). Fuel economy will also vary more with driving style in the VW, with its smaller (1.8-liter vs. 2.5-liter) but turbocharged engine. By nature turbocharged engines use less fuel when driven with a light foot, but will literally force feed themselves when asked to do so. Drive the Golf SportWagen con brio, and the trip computer average will plummet below 25. Whether you get 25 mpg or 35 mpg in the suburbs in this car really is up to you. Experimenting with various styles of driving--for science--I averaged 27.8 for the entire week. The GSW's predecessor, the Jetta SportWagen, was powered by an engine more similiar in specification to the Mazda's, a normally aspirated 2.5 (albeit with this displacement spread over five cylinders rather than four). In the EPA's tests it managed only 23/30. Overall, both the Volkswagen and the Mazda get excellent fuel economy for vehicles with their combination of cargo hauling capacity and performance, but the VW's lesser frontal area and smaller engine give it more upside potential. For those desiring even better fuel economy, the Golf SportWagen used to be available with a 31/42-rated diesel engine. You've probably heard why the TDI is no longer available. While the 1.8T engine can't match the now verboten diesel's combination of low-end torque and fuel efficiency, you'll be hard-pressed to find a gasoline engine in an affordable compact that comes closer. see full Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI review
 

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2017 Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI Gas Mileage (km/L)

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