VW Jetta: How To Open Fuel Door/Gas Cap

Last Updated on October 31, 2022 by Nick

Good day, Fellas! Sometimes Volkswagen fuel doors are a little bit tricky to figure out. If maybe you’re running a vehicle and don’t drive one all the time or borrow one from somebody and need to put gas in it. So now I’ll show you how to open the gas cap fuel door in your VW or Volkswagen Jetta.

Your new Volkswagen Jetta will require frequent gas station visits. You will need to know how to access the fuel tank for this to work. This is simple to accomplish and will only take a few minutes of your time. So let’s go see together how this task is done.

How To Open Fuel Door/Gas Cap in the VW Jetta

Time needed: 1 minute

I’ll quickly show you how to open a gas door on a Volkswagen Jetta in this section. So let me do that right now.

  1. Unlock your car

    First, all you have to do is to take your keypad and unlock all the doors. Just make sure everything is open.

  2. Press the fuel door

    Then approach the gas panel and press the fuel door so that it will pop up open.
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  3. Unscrew the gas cap

    To remove the gas cap, unscrew it in a counterclockwise direction so now you can fill the fuel.

  4. Close the door

    When you are ready to leave, close the door and push it in.

FAQ – Volkswagen Jetta Fuel

What is the 2016 VW Jetta gas tank capacity?

To fill up a tank from empty, you may need up to 14.5 gallons or 55 liters of fuel.

Which fuel types work in a 2018 Volkswagen Jetta?

Depending on the trim level of your 2018 Volkswagen Jetta, you’ll need to use a specific type of fuel. You may drive the 1.8T variants on ordinary 87-octane fuel without problems. All 1.4T models will be the same in this regard. The 2.0T versions are the ones that require premium fuel of 91 octanes or above.

How many mpg does a Volkswagen Jetta get?

The mileage per gallon (MPG) rating varies by model but is often rather good. According to EPA estimates, the base model 2022 Jetta with a six-speed manual transmission will get 29 mpg in the city, 43 mpg on the highway, and 34 mpg combined. However, the 8-speed automatic 2022 Jetta S achieved ratings of 29/40/33 in EPA testing.

So that’s how you open the fuel door/gas cap on this VW Jetta. This guide will be valid for the 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 model years. Thank you so much for coming along to my site and have a great day.

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