Volkswagen Quantum Information

Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Fuel Efficiency

Volkswagen has manufactured models of Quantum for 5 years. They average 22.8 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 1988 Quantum below average at 19 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 1988 Quantum to be $2,050 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 $3,000 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Quantum consumes about 17 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
1988 Volkswagen Quantum 19 22 17
1987 Volkswagen Quantum 19 22 17
1986 Volkswagen Quantum 19 22 17
1985 Volkswagen Quantum 19 22 17
1984 Volkswagen Quantum 19 22 17

MPG breakdown by model options

The Volkswagen Quantum has 19 different model options on record with the EPA since 1984. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
1988 4-dr, Automatic 3-spd, 5-cyl, 2.2 L 18 20 16
1988 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 5-cyl, 2.2 L 19 22 17
1987 4-dr, Automatic 3-spd, 5-cyl, 2.2 L 18 20 16
1987 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 5-cyl, 2.2 L 19 22 17
1986 4-dr, Automatic 3-spd, 5-cyl, 2.2 L 18 20 16
1986 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 5-cyl, 2.2 L 19 22 17
1985 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.6 L 31 35 28
1985 4-dr, Automatic 3-spd, 5-cyl, 2.2 L 18 20 16
1985 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 5-cyl, 2.2 L 19 22 17
1984 4-dr, Automatic 3-spd, 4-cyl, 1.6 L 27 31 25
1984 4-dr, Automatic 3-spd, 4-cyl, 1.6 L 27 31 25
1984 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.6 L 33 35 32
1984 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.6 L 33 35 31
1984 4-dr, Automatic 3-spd, 5-cyl, 2.1 L 18 21 16
1984 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 5-cyl, 2.1 L 18 22 16
1984 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.6 L 31 35 29
1984 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.6 L 31 35 28
1984 4-dr, Automatic 3-spd, 5-cyl, 2.1 L 18 20 16
1984 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 5-cyl, 2.1 L 19 22 17