2015 Audi R8 MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2015 Audi R8.

The 2015 Audi R8 has 4 model options: Automatic (AM-S7) 8-cyl, 4.2 L, Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 4.2 L, Manual 6-spd 10-cyl, 5.2 L and Automatic (AM-S7) 10-cyl, 5.2 L.

The 2015 Audi R8 Automatic (AM-S7) 8-cyl, 4.2 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Two Seaters car class.

The 2015 Audi R8 Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 4.2 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Two Seaters car class.

The 2015 Audi R8 Manual 6-spd 10-cyl, 5.2 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Two Seaters car class.

The 2015 Audi R8 Automatic (AM-S7) 10-cyl, 5.2 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Two Seaters car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2015 Audi R8 Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 2015 Audi R8 is 15 miles per gallon.

The table below breaks down the MPG for each model option:

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Automatic (AM-S7) 8-cyl, 4.2 L 17 14 23
Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 4.2 L 14 11 20
Manual 6-spd 10-cyl, 5.2 L 14 12 19
Automatic (AM-S7) 10-cyl, 5.2 L 16 13 22

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2015 Audi R8?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 2015 Audi R8 is $4,888.

The average fuel costs have 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.

Comparing a 2015 Audi R8 to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $12,938 more on fuel.

The table below shows the fuel costs and 5-year save/spend for each model option:

Model Option Fuel Cost 5-Year Save/Spend
Automatic (AM-S7) 8-cyl, 4.2 L $4,350 spend $10,250 more
Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 4.2 L $5,300 spend $15,000 more
Manual 6-spd 10-cyl, 5.2 L $5,300 spend $15,000 more
Automatic (AM-S7) 10-cyl, 5.2 L $4,600 spend $11,500 more

The 2015 Audi R8 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 tables below show how much you can expect to pay in Gas Guzzler taxes.

Model Option Gas Guzzler Tax
Automatic (AM-S7) 8-cyl, 4.2 L $3,000
Model Option Gas Guzzler Tax
Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 4.2 L $5,400
Model Option Gas Guzzler Tax
Manual 6-spd 10-cyl, 5.2 L $5,400
Model Option Gas Guzzler Tax
Automatic (AM-S7) 10-cyl, 5.2 L $3,700

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2015 Audi R8 Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 2015 Audi R8 will consume in one year is 20 barrels.

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

Model Option Barrels
Automatic (AM-S7) 8-cyl, 4.2 L 18
Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 4.2 L 21
Manual 6-spd 10-cyl, 5.2 L 21
Automatic (AM-S7) 10-cyl, 5.2 L 19

💨 How Many Grams of CO2 Does a 2015 Audi R8 Emit?

The 2015 Audi R8 will emit an average of about 8,756,250 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 298 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2015 Audi R8.

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 4 2015 Audi R8 model options.

Automatic (AM-S7) 8-cyl, 4.2 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2015 Audi R8 Automatic (AM-S7) 8-cyl, 4.2 L:

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 8,070,000
Trees Needed to Offset 384
Drive All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic (AM-S7)
Vehicle Class Two Seaters
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 4.2 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2015 Audi R8 Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 4.2 L:

City MPG 11
Highway MPG 20
Combined MPG 14
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $15,000
Gas Guzzler Tax $7,700
Fuel Cost $5,300
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 21
Grams of CO2 9,330,000
Trees Needed to Offset 444
Drive All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Manual 6-spd
Vehicle Class Two Seaters
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Manual 6-spd 10-cyl, 5.2 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2015 Audi R8 Manual 6-spd 10-cyl, 5.2 L:

City MPG 12
Highway MPG 19
Combined MPG 14
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $15,000
Gas Guzzler Tax $7,700
Fuel Cost $5,300
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 21
Grams of CO2 9,270,000
Trees Needed to Offset 441
Drive All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 10
Transmission Manual 6-spd
Vehicle Class Two Seaters
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic (AM-S7) 10-cyl, 5.2 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2015 Audi R8 Automatic (AM-S7) 10-cyl, 5.2 L:

City MPG 13
Highway MPG 22
Combined MPG 16
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $11,500
Gas Guzzler Tax $7,700
Fuel Cost $4,600
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 19
Grams of CO2 8,355,000
Trees Needed to Offset 398
Drive All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 10
Transmission Automatic (AM-S7)
Vehicle Class Two Seaters
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Disclaimer

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