Volkswagen Beetle Dune Information

Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Fuel Efficiency

Volkswagen has manufactured models of Beetle Dune for 3 years. They average 27.7 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2018 Beetle Dune above average at 29 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2018 Beetle Dune to be $1,350 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $500 less over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Beetle Dune consumes about 11 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

The Beetle Dune emits 305 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 4,575,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 218 trees would offset these emissions. The Beetle Dune does not have start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2018 Volkswagen Beetle Dune 29 34 26
2017 Volkswagen Beetle Dune 27 31 24
2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune 27 31 24

MPG breakdown by model options

The Volkswagen Beetle Dune has 3 different model options on record with the EPA since 2016. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2018 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 29 34 26
2017 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 1.8 L 27 31 24
2016 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 1.8 L 27 31 24