The Impressive 2020 Volkswagen Golf MPG

August 27th, 2020 by

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Our Sterling customers love the new Golf. So do we! Do you know what impresses us the most about this sporty compact? It’s the incredible VW Golf gas mileage. You won’t have to worry about going broke at the pump, thanks to the efficient turbocharged VW Golf engine. In case you’re curious, we’ve laid out several of the VW Golf specs below, including the engine design specs, interior dimensions, and, of course, the EPA-estimatedVolkswagen Golf mpg.

The 2020 Volkswagen Golf MGP by Transmission

The EPA-estimated Volkswagen Golf MPG varies according to the transmission type. You can choose a manual or automatic transmission for your Golf. Either way, with the VW Golf, gas mileage won’t be a concern.

Manual Transmission

  • VW Golf MPG City: 28 mpg
  • VW Golf MPG Highway: 36 mpg
  • VW Golf MPG Combined: 31 mpg

Automatic Transmission

  • VW Golf MPG City: 29 mpg
  • VW Golf MPG Highway: 35 mpg
  • VW Golf MPG Combined: 32 mpg

The 2020 VW Golf Engine – Efficient and Powerful

The impressive VW Golf gas mileage is made possible by the fuel-efficient engine under its hood. The VW Golf engine is a 1.4L, inline four cylinder, 16V, turbocharged/intercooled, TSI engine. It delivers 147 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque – not too shabby for a compact. Take a closer look at the thrilling performance of the Volkswagen Golf GTI 0-60 times.

The Nitty Gritty – The VW Golf Specs

Here are the VW Golf specs our Springfield customers probably ask us the most about:


  • Compression Ratio – 10.0:1
  • Horsepower – 147 hp
  • Maximum torque – 184 lb-ft
  • Fuel Requirement – Regular unleaded
  • Bore – 2.93 in.
  • Stroke – 3.14 in.
  • Displacement – 85 cubic inches
Engine Design

  • Arrangement – Front mounted, transverse
  • Cylinder Block – Aluminum alloy
  • Crankshaft – Forged steel, five main bearings
  • Cylinder Head – Aluminum alloy, crossflow
  • Valvetrain – Double overhead camshaft, timing belt driven, four valves per cylinder, variable intake timing
Interior Space

  • EPA Class – Compact
  • Seating Capacity – Five
  • Passenger Volume – 93.5 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume – 17.4 cubic feet
  • Front Volume – 51.2 cubic feet
  • Front Headroom – 38.4 in.
  • Front Shoulder Room – 55.9 in.
  • Front Legroom – 41.2 in.
  • Rear Volume – 42.3 cubic feet
  • Rear Headroom – 38.1 in.
  • Rear Shoulder Room – 53.9 in.
  • Rear Legroom – 35.6 in.

Check Out the New Volkswagen Golf at Lindsay Volkswagen of Dulles

We make it easy for you to get behind the wheel of your next vehicle.You can even apply for financing online and browse our entire inventory from the comfort of your own home! See how you can make your model all your own with the available VW Golf GTI accessoriesMaybe that’s why folks from Tysons Corner to Alexandria and beyond get their Volkswagen vehicles from us. So, drop by or contact us today!

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