2014 Volkswagen Passat TSI: Fuel Economy Update for December
January 3, 2014
The end of December marked the end of our first month with our 2014 Volkswagen Passat TSI and its fuel-economy-centric 1.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder. Thanks to fairly impressive range, we've only run through three tanks of fuel over more than 1,200 miles of driving.
What kind of fuel economy is our new gasoline-powered Passat returning and, importantly, how is it comparing to our diesel Passat? Find out below.
Worst Fill MPG: 24.1
Best Fill MPG: 27.6
Average Lifetime MPG: 26.1
EPA MPG Rating: 28 Combined (24 city/34 highway)
Best Range: 451
Current Odometer: 2,280
Now, let's take a look at the Passat TDI's fuel economy from November. Just for kicks.
Worst Fill MPG: 25.2
Best Fill MPG: 43.8
Average Lifetime MPG: 36.7
EPA MPG Rating: 34 Combined (30 city/40 highway)
Best Range: 733.8
Current Odometer: 11,031
Mike Magrath, Features Editor @ 2,280 miles