2015 Volkswagen Golf R MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2015 Volkswagen Golf R.

The 2015 Volkswagen Golf R runs on premium gasoline and is in the Compact Cars car class.

Whether you are considering a purchase of the car, or just wanting to find out how economical and environmentally friendly (or un-friendly) your 2015 Volkswagen Golf R is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2015 Volkswagen Golf R Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2015 Volkswagen Golf R gets up to 23 miles per gallon in the city, and 30 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2015 Volkswagen Golf R is 26 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2015 Volkswagen Golf R?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2015 Volkswagen Golf R is $2,850 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 2015 Volkswagen Golf R to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $2,750 more on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2015 Volkswagen Golf R Consume?

The 2015 Volkswagen Golf R will consume roughly 11 barrels of petroleum per year, using the standard estimate of 15,000 miles per year.

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

💨 How Many Grams of CO2 Does a 2015 Volkswagen Golf R Emit?

For every mile driven, the 2015 Volkswagen Golf R will emit 343 grams of CO2, which is about 5,145,000 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 175 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2015 Volkswagen Golf R.


The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2015 Volkswagen Golf R.

City MPG 23
Highway MPG 30
Combined MPG 26
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $2,750
Fuel Cost $2,850
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 11
Grams of CO2 5,145,000
Trees Needed to Offset 245
Drive All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic (AM-S6)
Vehicle Class Compact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Related Volkswagen Models from 2015

If you're interested in other Volkswagen models from 2015, 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.

Model Combined MPG
Passat 28
Beetle Convertible 27
Jetta 27
GTI 28
Passat 28
Touareg 19
Jetta 26
Beetle 26
Jetta 29
Beetle Convertible 33
Touareg Hybrid 21
Golf 35
Jetta 26
Beetle 26
Passat 23
Tiguan 23
Jetta 29
Eos 25
Jetta 28
Tiguan 4motion 22


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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