Fuel Economy Update for February - 2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI Long-Term Road Test

2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI Long-Term Road Test

2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI: Fuel Economy Update for February

March 4, 2014

2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI

In the month of February, our long-term 2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI added nearly 1,400 miles to its odometer and averaged 36.9 miles per gallon. This brings its lifetime fuel economy average up a tick to 36.6 mpg. A freeway road trip to northern California is partially responsible for the increase during this month.

These results continue to surpass its EPA combined rating of 34 mpg.

Worst Fill MPG: 25.2
Best Fill MPG: 44.4
Average Lifetime MPG: 36.6
EPA MPG Rating: 34 combined (30 city/40 highway)
Best Range: 733.5 miles
Current Odometer: 14,754 miles

Jason Kavanagh, Engineering Editor

Note: Cars are sometimes refueled before their fuel tanks are nearly empty. As such, "best" and "worst" fuel economy entries above are not necessarily the result of an entire tank's worth of driving.

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