2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI Long-Term Road Test

2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI: Fuel Economy Update for March

April 3, 2014

2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI

In the month of March we added over 2,400 miles to our 2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI. That's 700 miles more than our monthly goal for long-term cars. A trip to Sacramento accounted for most of it. Our Passat trekked northbound 424 miles on a partial tank and 638 more on a second tank. That's some great range, but it still isn't our best.

Worst Fill MPG: 25.2 mpg
Best Fill MPG: 44.4 mpg
Average Lifetime MPG: 36.6 mpg
EPA MPG Rating: 34 combined (30 city / 40 highway) 
Best Range: 733.5 miles
Current Odometer: 17,175 miles

Mike Schmidt, Vehicle Testing Manager @ 17,175 miles

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Edmunds Insurance Estimator

The Edmunds TCO® estimated monthly insurance payment for a 2013 Volkswagen Passat in VA is:

$152 per month*
* Explanation