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I have only 4500 miles on it and already getting 50+ mpg! I have averaged 46.6 on 4300 miles with the DSG and that is better than my 2011 Jetta TDI 6 speed manual. I have gotten up to 54 mpg on the Interstate with my 2011 Jetta. But this Passat 2013 with the DSG is doing even better than that, and it is not even broken in yet. The ride is great, I would have preferred the 17 inch wheels instead of the 18. The backup camera is great! The 510 radio/GPS is a little more complicated than the 310.