2012 Audi A8 MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2012 Audi A8.

The 2012 Audi A8 runs on premium gasoline and is in the Midsize Cars car class.

Whether you are considering a purchase of the car, or just wanting to find out how economical and environmentally friendly (or un-friendly) your 2012 Audi A8 is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2012 Audi A8 Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2012 Audi A8 gets up to 18 miles per gallon in the city, and 28 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2012 Audi A8 is 21 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2012 Audi A8?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2012 Audi A8 is $3,500 per year.

That value has been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

If you were to compare a 2012 Audi A8 to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $6,000 more on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2012 Audi A8 Consume?

The 2012 Audi A8 will consume roughly 14 barrels of petroleum per year, using the standard estimate of 15,000 miles per year.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.

Overview

The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2012 Audi A8.

City MPG 18
Highway MPG 28
Combined MPG 21
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $6,000
Fuel Cost $3,500
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 14
Drive All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic (S8)
Vehicle Class Midsize Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Audi Models from 2012

If you're interested in other Audi models from 2012, you can find them in the table below. You can click the model link to find miles per gallon and emission information for that model.

Model Combined MPG
A8 L 21
R8 Spyder 16
S5 19
Q5 20
A3 24
R8 Spyder 15
A7 quattro 22
A8 L 16
R8 14
A3 32
A5 quattro 25
A4 quattro 25
Q7 18
TT RS Coupe 20
A5 quattro 24
A4 Avant quattro 24
S4 21
S5 17
R8 Spyder 14
A5 Cabriolet 25

Disclaimer

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