2018 Lexus RC 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 2018 Lexus RC 300.
The 2018 Lexus RC 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 2018 Lexus RC 300 is, we have the information you need.
🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2018 Lexus RC 300 Get?
First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2018 Lexus RC 300 gets up to 22 miles per gallon in the city, and 32 miles per gallon on the highway.
The combined average MPG for the 2018 Lexus RC 300 is 26 miles per gallon.
💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2018 Lexus RC 300?
The estimated fuel costs for the 2018 Lexus RC 300 is $2,850 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 2018 Lexus RC 300 to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $2,750 more on fuel.
🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2018 Lexus RC 300 Consume?
The 2018 Lexus RC 300 will consume roughly 11 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 2018 Lexus RC 300 Emit?
For every mile driven, the 2018 Lexus RC 300 will emit 345 grams of CO2, which is about 5,175,000 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 176 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2018 Lexus RC 300.
The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2018 Lexus RC 300.
|Save/Spend vs Average Car||Spend $2,750|
|Fuel Type 1||Premium|
|Barrels of Petroleum||11|
|Grams of CO2||5,175,000|
|Trees Needed to Offset||246|
|Vehicle Class||Subcompact Cars|
Related Lexus Models from 2018
If you're interested in other Lexus models from 2018, 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.
|RX 350 L||22|
|LS 500 AWD||21|
|RC 300 AWD||21|
|LS 500h AWD||26|
|NX 300h AWD||31|
|RC 350 AWD||21|
|IS 300 AWD||22|
|NX 300 AWD||24|
|GS 300 F Sport||24|
|RX 450h AWD||30|
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