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VW Passat Family (NMS and B7) TDIs (2012+) Discussion area for the 2012+ Passat TDI (North American and rest of world versions versions). The North American model was previously codenamed NMS (New Midsize Sedan) and the version the rest of the world gets is sometimes referred to as B7.

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Old March 14th, 2018, 03:34   #16
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5 mpg difference from 18" wheel to a 17" wheel with the same ODs? Hows that even possible?
My guess is it is because the 18" setup is a few lbs heavier at each corner AND a bit wider (235 vs 215) AND newer tires. Yes same OD but, more to a mounted wheel than OD. 18" don't ride "bad". Just subtle differences I noted above.

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Old March 14th, 2018, 04:46   #17
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Id go with it was a single fill up example.

I'd believe on the highway you may see 1-2 but no way would you see 5 mpg tank after tank after tank.

We run 16" 215-65-16 Haka 8 studded winters and 235-45-18 with some sort of bridgestones in summer. Our MPG are about the same, if you ran a decent LRR summer tire I can see a slight increase.
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