Fuel Economy and VW

April 20th, 2019 by

Fuel Economy and the Rising cost of Gas in BC- Why Choose VW?

With gas prices over $1.50 per litre in the Lower Mainland and with a potential hike to $2 per litre, fellow British Columbians are looking for ways to curb and cut their fuel costs. Volkswagen has one of the leading fuel economy brands on the market with models to fit your needs.

Volkswagen Golf- 8.2L/100km city, 6.3L/100km highway (E-Golf is available soon!)
Comparable to the Volkswagen Golf is the Mazda 3 which has 8.5L/100km city and 6.2L/100km highway.

Volkswagen Passat- 9.3L/100km city, 6.5L/100km highway
Comparable to the Volkswagen Passat is the Honda Accord which has 10.4L/100km city and 7.4L/100km highway.

Volkswagen Jetta- 7.8L/100km city, 5.9L/100km highway
Comparable to the Volkswagen Jetta is the Toyota Corolla which has 8.2L/100km city and 6.5L/100km highway.

Volkswagen Tiguan- 10.7L/100km city, 8.0L/100km highway
Volkswagen Atlas- 10.8L/100km city, 8.9L/100km highway
A comparable SUV to these Volkswagens is the Honda Pilot which has 13.0L/100km city and 9.3L/100km highway.

When Volkswagen is compared to brands such as Honda, Hyundai, Ford, Kia and others, Volkswagen comes out ahead in most cases. What might seem like a small difference in fuel economy between a Toyota Corolla and a Volkswagen Jetta for example, can translate into hundreds of dollars in savings in fuel costs. At Abbotsford Volkwagen we also have older model TDI (diesel) Volkswagens available if you are looking for a used car that will save you more in fuel. Diesel is generally less expensive and diesel engines have a further boost to fuel economy. Give us a call today to see how we can save you money in a Volkswagen!

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