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Volkswagen Beetle MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
26 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2001 2001 2dr Hatch turbocharged 150hp 1.8L I4 5-sp manual FWD 29.1
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With the engine, transmission, and rear-wheel drive, the 2001 Volkswagen Beetle has been averaging 29.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2001 Volkswagen Beetles in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (about 80 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (10 percent), in the city (5 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2001 Volkswagen Beetle in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
2001 2001 2dr Hatch 115-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 31.87
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2001 2001 2dr Hatch 115-hp 2.0L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 26.88
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle Real Gas Mileage: Pros
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

2001 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.