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Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
23 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
34 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
35 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
36 miles per gallon 11 vehicles
37 miles per gallon 9 vehicles
38 miles per gallon 7 vehicles
39 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
40 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
41 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
42 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
43 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
44 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
45 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
46 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
47 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
48 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2012 2012 4dr Wagon turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 6-sp manual FWD 47.7
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With the turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2012 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen has been averaging 47.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagens in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 65 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (10 percent), in the suburbs (0 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2012 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
2012 2012 4dr Wagon turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 6-sp automated manual FWD 36.86
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2012 2012 4dr Wagon 170-hp 2.5L I5 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 23.22
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2012 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen

2012 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 4dr Wagon turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
mid 30s in town about 40 so far on trips expect better as the engine breaks in and we take more freeway trips see full Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen review
2012 4dr Wagon turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
Excellent with the TDI - not sure the gas version. see full Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen review
2011 4dr Wagon turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
No need to sacrifice mpg to get that power. Have gotten 50 mpg on highway trips of 40 miles. Averaging 39 mpg at fill-ups. Getting 300 miles to half a tank of gas. see full Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen review
2011 4dr Wagon turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
Our Sportwagen, automatic, has 17,000 mostly country/suburban miles. We routinely get 43 mpg and the mileage seems to have improved a bit, maybe 2-3 mpg since new. Top mileage is about 47 mph on the interstate, low is about 37 in combined in-town/suburban winter driving. For a car that is fun to drive and responsive at the stop light, this seems very good to me. Right now, diesel is at a premium compared to gas, but we still are saving money on fuel. Mileage on other brands of small wagons was much lower for the same utility. A friend with a new, 2013 Subaru wagon got 30 mpg on a long trip and was happy, but nothing like the TDI delivers. see full Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen review
2011 4dr Wagon 170-horsepower 2.5L I5
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I was hoping for a bit better than the 8+ litres/100 km we are getting with this Sportwagen. I was hoping it would be closer to the 6 l/100 km advertised on the window sticker. see full Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen review
2012 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr Wagon 170-horsepower 2.5L I5
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
The Sportwagen's fuel economy is exactly what you'd expect from a fairly substantial compact wagon and a 2.5 litre gas engine, not the magically impossible gas mileage posted on the window sticker at the dealership! see full Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen review
 

2012 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen 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 SportWagen's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.