2021 Audi R8 2WD MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2021 Audi R8 2WD.

The 2021 Audi R8 2WD runs on premium gasoline and is in the Two Seaters 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 2021 Audi R8 2WD is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2021 Audi R8 2WD Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2021 Audi R8 2WD gets up to 14 miles per gallon in the city, and 23 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2021 Audi R8 2WD is 17 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2021 Audi R8 2WD?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2021 Audi R8 2WD is $4,350 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 2021 Audi R8 2WD to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $10,250 more on fuel.

The 2021 Audi R8 2WD is also subject to the Gas Guzzler Tax, which is a federal tax on vehicles that has a combined MPG of less than 22.5.

The combined average MPG for the 2021 Audi R8 2WD is 17 miles per gallon, and according to the current tax for each level of MPG, you can expect to pay a tax of $3,000 per year.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2021 Audi R8 2WD Consume?

The 2021 Audi R8 2WD will consume roughly 18 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.

💨 How Many Grams of CO2 Does a 2021 Audi R8 2WD Emit?

For every mile driven, the 2021 Audi R8 2WD will emit 528 grams of CO2, which is about 7,920,000 grams of CO2 per year.

🌳 To help you understand the impact of this, a normal tree will absorb around 21,000 grams of CO2 per year. This means that roughly 270 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2021 Audi R8 2WD.


The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2021 Audi R8 2WD.

City MPG 14
Highway MPG 23
Combined MPG 17
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $10,250
Gas Guzzler Tax $7,700
Fuel Cost $4,350
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 18
Grams of CO2 7,920,000
Trees Needed to Offset 377
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 10
Transmission Automatic (AM-S7)
Vehicle Class Two Seaters
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Audi Models from 2021

If you're interested in other Audi models from 2021, 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
S4 23
Q5 27
S5 Cabriolet 22
TT RS 24
A5 Sportback quattro 28
A6 quattro 24
Q5 25
R8 16
RS Q8 15
Q7 21
RS 5 20
e-tron 78
Q7 20
SQ5 20
RS 5 Sportback 21
A8 L 23
SQ5 Sportback 20
TT Coupe quattro 26
S6 22
e-tron Sportback 77


Ratings were provided by the manufacturer to the U.S. Department of Energy, which is where we sourced the data. Be advised that manufacturers may have upgraded, downgraded, or changed these ratings following the compilation of this data.

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