2012 Fisker Karma 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 Fisker Karma.

The 2012 Fisker Karma has a 2 @ 150 kw (300 kw) electric motor which is charged via standard charger.

All MPG estimates are "MPG equivalent". This is a conversion of electric energy consumption to a gasoline equivalent.

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 Fisker Karma is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2012 Fisker Karma Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2012 Fisker Karma gets up to 20 miles per gallon in the city, and 21 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2012 Fisker Karma is 20 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2012 Fisker Karma?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2012 Fisker Karma 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 2012 Fisker Karma to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will save $750 on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2012 Fisker Karma Consume?

The 2012 Fisker Karma will consume roughly 6 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 2012 Fisker Karma Emit?

For every mile driven, the 2012 Fisker Karma will emit 169 grams of CO2, which is about 2,535,000 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 87 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2012 Fisker Karma.


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

City MPG 20
Highway MPG 21
Combined MPG 20
Save/Spend vs Average Car Save 750
Fuel Cost $3,700
Fuel Type 1 Premium Gas or Electricity
Fuel Type 2 Electricity
Electric Motor 2 @ 150 kw (300 kw)
ATV Type Plug-in Hybrid
Barrels of Petroleum 6
Grams of CO2 2,535,000
Trees Needed to Offset 121
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic (A1)
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? Yes
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes


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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