NewBeetle.org Forums banner

gas mileage

  1. 2001 new beetle - catalytic converter issues

    New Member Forum
    I own a 2001 new beetle, 1.8L, standard transmission. Love the car and the way it handles and hugs the road. Do NOT like the fact that I've replaced the catalytic converter three times. Now, my gas mileage is down slightly and I'm getting a check engine light at times. Code tester revealed...
  2. How many mpg do you get?

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I have a 2003 VW New Beetle 2.0 GL A full tank of gas gets me about .... let's say 200 miles? :mad: Is that normal!! My dads 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix gets 450miles. Lame.:p
  3. sudden bad gas mileage leaking fuel filter connections?

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    hey everyone my gas mileage has been pretty bad lately. this happened right around when i changed the fuel filter. the spring clamps were really hard to get off!! and they got chewed up pretty bad due to my efforts. . . i've checked to see if the connections are leaking though and i'm not...
  4. Poor Gas Mileage

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hello all, I'm a new New Beetle owner and just picked up a pretty nice 2000 for my daughter. Its a GL 2.0L with auto. No mods that I know of. Its got 90K and runs very well. Good history of dealer maintenance records. Smooth and powerful. Trouble is its only getting about 16-17 mpg (only...
Top