2008 Lexus IS 250 AWD MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2008 Lexus IS 250 AWD.

The 2008 Lexus IS 250 AWD 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 2008 Lexus IS 250 AWD is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2008 Lexus IS 250 AWD Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2008 Lexus IS 250 AWD gets up to 20 miles per gallon in the city, and 26 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2008 Lexus IS 250 AWD is 22 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2008 Lexus IS 250 AWD?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2008 Lexus IS 250 AWD is $3,350 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 2008 Lexus IS 250 AWD to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $5,250 more on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2008 Lexus IS 250 AWD Consume?

The 2008 Lexus IS 250 AWD will consume roughly 14 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.


The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2008 Lexus IS 250 AWD.

City MPG 20
Highway MPG 26
Combined MPG 22
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $5,250
Fuel Cost $3,350
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 14
Drive 4-Wheel or All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic (S6)
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Lexus Models from 2008

If you're interested in other Lexus models from 2008, 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
LX 570 14
IS 250 21
RX 350 4WD 19
LS 600h L 21
SC 430 19
GS 450h 23
RX 400h 4WD 25
RX 350 4WD 19
LS 460 19
GS 460 20
IS 350 20
GX 470 15
RX 400h 2WD 25
GS 350 AWD 20
RX 350 2WD 20
LS 460 L 19
IS F 18
GS 350 22
ES 350 22
IS 250 24


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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