2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible.

The 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible has 5 model options: Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L, Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L, Automatic (S6) 5-cyl, 2.5 L, Automatic (AM-S6) 4-cyl, 2.0 L and Automatic (AM-S6) 4-cyl, 2.0 L.

The 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L runs on diesel and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

The 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

The 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Automatic (S6) 5-cyl, 2.5 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

The 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Automatic (AM-S6) 4-cyl, 2.0 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

The 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Automatic (AM-S6) 4-cyl, 2.0 L runs on diesel and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible is 26 miles per gallon.

The table below breaks down the MPG for each model option:

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L 30 27 39
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L 24 21 30
Automatic (S6) 5-cyl, 2.5 L 23 21 27
Automatic (AM-S6) 4-cyl, 2.0 L 24 21 28
Automatic (AM-S6) 4-cyl, 2.0 L 31 27 37

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible is $2,790.

The average fuel costs have been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

Comparing a 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $2,450 more on fuel.

The table below shows the fuel costs and 5-year save/spend for each model option:

Model Option Fuel Cost 5-Year Save/Spend
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L $2,550 spend $1,250 more
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L $3,100 spend $4,000 more
Automatic (S6) 5-cyl, 2.5 L $2,700 spend $2,000 more
Automatic (AM-S6) 4-cyl, 2.0 L $3,100 spend $4,000 more
Automatic (AM-S6) 4-cyl, 2.0 L $2,500 spend $1,000 more

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible will consume in one year is 12 barrels.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.

Model Option Barrels
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L 12
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L 12
Automatic (S6) 5-cyl, 2.5 L 13
Automatic (AM-S6) 4-cyl, 2.0 L 12
Automatic (AM-S6) 4-cyl, 2.0 L 12

💨 How Many Grams of CO2 Does a 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Emit?

The 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible will emit an average of about 5,370,000 grams of CO2 per year.

🌳 To help you understand the impact of this, a normal tree will absorb around 21,000 grams of CO2 per year. This means that roughly 183 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible.

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 5 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible model options.

Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L:

City MPG 27
Highway MPG 39
Combined MPG 30
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $1,250
Fuel Cost $2,550
Fuel Type 1 Diesel
ATV Type Diesel
Barrels of Petroleum 12
Grams of CO2 5,025,000
Trees Needed to Offset 239
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 6-spd
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L:

City MPG 21
Highway MPG 30
Combined MPG 24
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $4,000
Fuel Cost $3,100
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 12
Grams of CO2 5,565,000
Trees Needed to Offset 265
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 6-spd
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Automatic (S6) 5-cyl, 2.5 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Automatic (S6) 5-cyl, 2.5 L:

City MPG 21
Highway MPG 27
Combined MPG 23
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $2,000
Fuel Cost $2,700
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 13
Grams of CO2 5,670,000
Trees Needed to Offset 270
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 5
Transmission Automatic (S6)
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic (AM-S6) 4-cyl, 2.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Automatic (AM-S6) 4-cyl, 2.0 L:

City MPG 21
Highway MPG 28
Combined MPG 24
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $4,000
Fuel Cost $3,100
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 12
Grams of CO2 5,610,000
Trees Needed to Offset 267
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic (AM-S6)
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Automatic (AM-S6) 4-cyl, 2.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Automatic (AM-S6) 4-cyl, 2.0 L:

City MPG 27
Highway MPG 37
Combined MPG 31
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $1,000
Fuel Cost $2,500
Fuel Type 1 Diesel
ATV Type Diesel
Barrels of Petroleum 12
Grams of CO2 4,980,000
Trees Needed to Offset 237
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic (AM-S6)
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Disclaimer

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