What are the 2019 Volkswagen Golf MPG Ratings?

February 28th, 2019 by

2019 Volkswagen Golf in Blue on the RoadThe 2019 Volkswagen Golf configurations are the S and SE, and their standard engine is a 1.4L turbo 4-cylinder. This means the Volkswagen Golf mpg ratings are an EPA-estimated 29 mpg city/37 mpg highway* for both trims. The new Golf Hatchback’s fuel economy ratings put it ahead of competing models like the 2018 Mazda3 5-Door. When you’re commuting through Chicago or Northbrook, you can feel confident you’re getting great gas mileage for the money.

Volkswagen Golf Engine

2019 Volkwagen Golf in gray driving behind a taxiThe 2019 Volkswagen Golf Hatchback comes standard with a 1.4L TSI®, 16-valve, inline 4-cylinder, turbocharged, and intercooled engine. It produces up to 147 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque, and uses an aluminum alloy cylinder block and cylinder head to reduce weight. Front wheel drive is also standard, giving you an edge in fuel economy due to the system’s light and compact design. Regular unleaded fuel is required for the best possible performance on Chicago roads.
2019 Volkwagen Golf in gray driving behind a taxi

Other Notable Performance Features

You’ll find a variety of other features to help boost mpg ratings and create a more responsive ride through Park Ridge, such as:

  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • Electromechanical power steering with variable assistance
  • Independent suspension with front MacPherson struts and rear fully independent 4-link suspension
  • 15-inch alloy wheels
  • 16-inch split-V alloy wheels (standard on the Golf SE)

Test Drive the VW Golf at Jennings Volkswagen!

Get more details on the Volkswagen Golf mpg ratings and powertrain at Jennings Volkswagen in Glenview. Contact us to schedule a test drive and to learn more about the safety features inside the Golf GTI hot hatch! While you’re at it, check out the full lineup of Volkswagen Golf hatchbacks available today.


*Based on EPA estimates. See www.fueleconomy.gov for details. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.

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