2021 Audi RS 5 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 RS 5.

The 2021 Audi RS 5 runs on premium gasoline and is in the Subcompact 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 2021 Audi RS 5 is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2021 Audi RS 5 Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2021 Audi RS 5 gets up to 18 miles per gallon in the city, and 25 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2021 Audi RS 5 is 20 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2021 Audi RS 5?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2021 Audi RS 5 is $3,700 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 RS 5 to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $7,000 more on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2021 Audi RS 5 Consume?

The 2021 Audi RS 5 will consume roughly 15 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 RS 5 Emit?

For every mile driven, the 2021 Audi RS 5 will emit 432 grams of CO2, which is about 6,480,000 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 221 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2021 Audi RS 5.


The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2021 Audi RS 5.

City MPG 18
Highway MPG 25
Combined MPG 20
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $7,000
Fuel Cost $3,700
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 15
Grams of CO2 6,480,000
Trees Needed to Offset 309
Drive All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic (S8)
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

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
R8 16
TTS Coupe 25
S6 22
A5 Cabriolet quattro 26
SQ8 17
A8 L 21
R8 2WD 17
A4 S line quattro 27
S8 16
A8 L 23
S4 23
S5 Cabriolet 22
A4 quattro 28
Q7 21
RS 6 Avant 17
Q5 25
Q8 20
Q7 20
S5 Sportback 23
Q5 Sportback 25


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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