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2012 Volkswagen Golf
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2012 Volkswagen Jetta
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2012 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
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  2.0 L, 4 cyl, Automatic (S6), Turbo 2.0 L, 4 cyl, Automatic (S6), Turbo 2.0 L, 4 cyl, Automatic (S6), Turbo 2.0 L, 4 cyl, Manual 6-spd, Turbo
  MSRP: $17,995 - $29,440 MSRP: $15,515 - $26,445 MSRP: $19,995 - $32,950 MSRP: $20,195 - $29,220
  2012 Volkswagen Golf 2012 Volkswagen Jetta 2012 Volkswagen Passat 2012 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
EPA Fuel Economy
Diesel Diesel Diesel Diesel
Combined MPG:34 MPG
City MPG:30 Highway MPG:42
combined
city/highway
city highway
Combined MPG:34 MPG
City MPG:30 Highway MPG:42
combined
city/highway
city highway
Combined MPG:34 MPG
City MPG:30 Highway MPG:40
combined
city/highway
city highway
Combined MPG:34 MPG
City MPG:30 Highway MPG:42
combined
city/highway
city highway
2.9 gal/100mi 2.9 gal/100mi 2.9 gal/100mi 2.9 gal/100mi
EPA range: 493 miles
493 miles
Total Range
EPA range: 493 miles
493 miles
Total Range
EPA range: 629 miles
629 miles
Total Range
EPA range: 493 miles
493 miles
Total Range
Unofficial MPG Estimates from Vehicle Owners

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Average based on 5 vehicles
32.4 MPG
29

Lo

38

Hi

Average based on 14 vehicles
39.4 MPG
32

Lo

48

Hi

Average based on 17 vehicles
41.4 MPG
34

Lo

49

Hi

Average based on 5 vehicles
43.5 MPG
37

Lo

50

Hi

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You save or spend*

Note: The average 2014 vehicle
gets 23 MPG

You SAVE
$3,250
in fuel costs over 5 years
compared to the
average new vehicle
You SAVE
$3,250
in fuel costs over 5 years
compared to the
average new vehicle
You SAVE
$3,250
in fuel costs over 5 years
compared to the
average new vehicle
You SAVE
$3,250
in fuel costs over 5 years
compared to the
average new vehicle
Annual Fuel Cost*$1,750$1,750$1,750$1,750
Cost to Drive 25 Miles$2.92$2.92$2.92$2.92
Cost to Fill the Tank$58$58$73$58
Tank Size14.5 gallons14.5 gallons18.5 gallons14.5 gallons

*Based on 45% highway, 55% city driving, 15,000 annual miles and current fuel prices. Personalize.

MSRP and tank size data provided by Edmunds.com, Inc.

Range on a tank and refueling costs assume 100% of fuel in tank will be used before refueling.

  2012 Volkswagen Golf 2012 Volkswagen Jetta 2012 Volkswagen Passat 2012 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
Energy Impact Score Additional Information

Annual Petroleum Consumption


- U.S. barrel
- Imported barrel


1 barrel = 42 gallons

Diesel Diesel Diesel Diesel
11.2 barrels 11.2 barrels 11.2 barrels 11.2 barrels
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Additional Information





Diesel Diesel Diesel Diesel

299 grams per mile

299 grams per mile

299 grams per mile

299 grams per mile

For model years 2012 and earlier, tailpipe CO2 is estimated using an EPA emissions factor and does not reflect direct test results.

EPA Smog Rating Additional Information
       

*Based on 45% highway, 55% city driving, 15,000 annual miles and current fuel prices. Personalize.

NHTSA Crash Test Results
  2012 Volkswagen Golf 2012 Volkswagen Jetta 2012 Volkswagen Passat 2012 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen

Safety Ratings


For more information visit:
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GOLF 
Overall
Not Rated
Front
Not Rated
Side
Not Rated
Rollover
Not Rated
GOLF 
Overall
Not Rated
Front
Not Rated
Side
Not Rated
Rollover
4 4 star rating
JETTA 
Overall
4 4 star rating
Front
4 4 star rating
Side
5 5 star rating
Rollover
4 4 star rating
PASSAT 
Overall
5 5 star rating
Front
5 5 star rating
Side
5 5 star rating
Rollover
4 4 star rating
JETTA 
Overall
Not Rated
Front
Not Rated
Side
Not Rated
Rollover
4 4 star rating
Vehicle Specification Data
  2012 Volkswagen Golf 2012 Volkswagen Jetta 2012 Volkswagen Passat 2012 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
EPA Size Class Additional Information Compact Cars Compact Cars Midsize Cars Small Station Wagons
Drive Front-Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Gas Guzzler No No No No
Turbocharger Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supercharger No No No No
Passenger Volume 94 ft3 (Hatchback) 94 ft3 (4 door) 102 ft3 (4 door) 92 ft3 (4 door)
Luggage Volume 15 ft3 (Hatchback) 16 ft3 (4 door) 16 ft3 (4 door) 33 ft3 (4 door)
Engine Descriptor Additional Information
Transmission Descriptor Additional Information

Miles on a tank and refueling cost for gasoline only assumes 90% of fuel in tank will be used before refueling.

Personalized estimates are currently not available for this vehicle.

DISCLAIMER: Average user estimates are based on data from My MPG users rather than official sources. Since the source data cannot be verified, neither DOE nor EPA guarantees the accuracy of these estimates.

This vehicle did not use any gasoline for the first 21 miles in EPA tests. However, depending on how you drive the vehicle, you may use both gasoline and electricity during the first 21 miles following a full charge.

This vehicle did not use any gasoline for the first 21 miles in EPA tests. However, depending on how you drive the vehicle, you may use both gasoline and electricity during the first 21 miles following a full charge.