2001 Lexus IS 300 MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2001 Lexus IS 300.

The 2001 Lexus IS 300 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 2001 Lexus IS 300 is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2001 Lexus IS 300 Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2001 Lexus IS 300 gets up to 16 miles per gallon in the city, and 21 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2001 Lexus IS 300 is 18 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2001 Lexus IS 300?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2001 Lexus IS 300 is $4,100 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 2001 Lexus IS 300 to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $9,000 more on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2001 Lexus IS 300 Consume?

The 2001 Lexus IS 300 will consume roughly 17 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 2001 Lexus IS 300.

City MPG 16
Highway MPG 21
Combined MPG 18
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $9,000
Fuel Cost $4,100
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 17
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic (S5)
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Lexus Models from 2001

If you're interested in other Lexus models from 2001, 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
RX 300 18
GS 300/GS 430 18
LS 430 19
LX 470 13
RX 300 4WD 18
GS 300/GS 430 18
ES 300 20


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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