Volkswagen Cabrio Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Volkswagen Cabrio Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 0 recalls, 0 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 30 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
2002 2002 Volkswagon Cabrio Convertible w/SAB Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated

Fuel Efficiency

Volkswagen has manufactured models of Cabrio for 8 years. They average 23.0 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2002 Cabrio above average at 24 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2002 Cabrio to be $1,600 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 $750 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Cabrio consumes about 14 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.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2002 Volkswagen Cabrio 24 28 21
2001 Volkswagen Cabrio 24 28 21
2000 Volkswagen Cabrio 24 28 21
1999 Volkswagen Cabrio 24 28 21
1998 Volkswagen Cabrio 24 28 21
1997 Volkswagen Cabrio 24 29 21
1996 Volkswagen Cabrio 23 28 20
1995 Volkswagen Cabrio 24 28 21

MPG breakdown by model options

The Volkswagen Cabrio has 16 different model options on record with the EPA since 1995. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2002 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 23 27 20
2002 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 24 28 21
2001 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 22 26 20
2001 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 24 28 21
2000 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 22 26 19
2000 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 24 28 21
1999 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 22 26 19
1999 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 24 28 21
1998 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 22 26 19
1998 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 24 28 21
1997 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 22 26 19
1997 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 24 29 21
1996 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 22 26 19
1996 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 23 28 20
1995 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 22 26 19
1995 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 24 28 21