2020 Volkswagen Passat MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2020 Volkswagen Passat.

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat runs on regular gasoline and is in the Midsize 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 2020 Volkswagen Passat is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2020 Volkswagen Passat Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2020 Volkswagen Passat gets up to 23 miles per gallon in the city, and 34 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2020 Volkswagen Passat is 27 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2020 Volkswagen Passat?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2020 Volkswagen Passat is $2,300 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 2020 Volkswagen Passat to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will save $0 on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2020 Volkswagen Passat Consume?

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat 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 2020 Volkswagen Passat Emit?

For every mile driven, the 2020 Volkswagen Passat will emit 330 grams of CO2, which is about 4,950,000 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 169 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2020 Volkswagen Passat.

Overview

The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2020 Volkswagen Passat.

City MPG 23
Highway MPG 34
Combined MPG 27
Save/Spend vs Average Car Save 0
Fuel Cost $2,300
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 11
Grams of CO2 4,950,000
Trees Needed to Offset 236
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic (S6)
Vehicle Class Midsize Cars
Start/Stop? Yes
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Related Volkswagen Models from 2020

If you're interested in other Volkswagen models from 2020, 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.

Disclaimer

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