2018 Volkswagen e-Golf MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2018 Volkswagen e-Golf.

The 2018 Volkswagen e-Golf has a 100 kW AC PMSM electric motor which is charged via standard charger.

All MPG estimates are "MPG equivalent". This is a conversion of electric energy consumption to a gasoline equivalent.

Whether you are considering a purchase of the car, or just wanting to find out how economical and environmentally friendly (or un-friendly) your 2018 Volkswagen e-Golf is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2018 Volkswagen e-Golf Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2018 Volkswagen e-Golf gets up to 126 miles per gallon in the city, and 111 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2018 Volkswagen e-Golf is 119 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2018 Volkswagen e-Golf?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2018 Volkswagen e-Golf is $550 per year.

That value has 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.

If you were to compare a 2018 Volkswagen e-Golf to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will save $8,750 on fuel.


The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2018 Volkswagen e-Golf.

City MPG 126
Highway MPG 111
Combined MPG 119
Save/Spend vs Average Car Save 8,750
Fuel Cost $550
Fuel Type 1 Electricity
Electric Motor 100 kW AC PMSM
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Transmission Automatic (A1)
Vehicle Class Compact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Volkswagen Models from 2018

If you're interested in other Volkswagen models from 2018, you can find them in the table below. You can click the model link to find miles per gallon and emission information for that model.


Ratings were provided by the manufacturer to the U.S. Department of Energy, which is where we sourced the data. Be advised that manufacturers may have upgraded, downgraded, or changed these ratings following the compilation of this data.

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