2017 Audi R8 Spyder MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2017 Audi R8 Spyder.

The 2017 Audi R8 Spyder 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 2017 Audi R8 Spyder is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2017 Audi R8 Spyder Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2017 Audi R8 Spyder gets up to 14 miles per gallon in the city, and 22 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2017 Audi R8 Spyder is 17 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2017 Audi R8 Spyder?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2017 Audi R8 Spyder 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 2017 Audi R8 Spyder to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $10,250 more on fuel.

The 2017 Audi R8 Spyder 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 2017 Audi R8 Spyder 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 2017 Audi R8 Spyder Consume?

The 2017 Audi R8 Spyder 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 2017 Audi R8 Spyder Emit?

For every mile driven, the 2017 Audi R8 Spyder will emit 519 grams of CO2, which is about 7,785,000 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 265 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2017 Audi R8 Spyder.

Overview

The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2017 Audi R8 Spyder.

City MPG 14
Highway MPG 22
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 7,785,000
Trees Needed to Offset 371
Drive All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 10
Transmission Automatic (AM-S7)
Vehicle Class Two Seaters
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Audi Models from 2017

If you're interested in other Audi models from 2017, 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
A5 quattro 26
TT Coupe quattro 26
Q3 quattro 23
A6 quattro 24
A3 29
S6 21
Q5 22
S5 20
A3 e-tron 34
SQ5 19
A6 quattro 25
A8 L 22
A4 quattro 27
A7 quattro 24
A4 28
A8 L 22
RS 7 18
Q7 22
RS 3 22
A6 28

Disclaimer

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