Volkswagen Quantum Wagon Information

Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Fuel Efficiency

Volkswagen has manufactured models of Quantum Wagon for 5 years. They average 23.2 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 1988 Quantum Wagon below average at 19 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 1988 Quantum Wagon 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 Wagon 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 Wagon 19 22 17
1987 Volkswagen Quantum Wagon 19 22 17
1986 Volkswagen Quantum Wagon 19 22 17
1985 Volkswagen Quantum Wagon 25 29 22
1984 Volkswagen Quantum Wagon 18 21 16

MPG breakdown by model options

The Volkswagen Quantum Wagon has 21 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, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 21 23 19
1986 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 25 29 22
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, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 21 23 19
1985 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 25 29 22
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 21 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 18 21 16