2008 Lexus RX 400h 4WD 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 RX 400h 4WD.

The 2008 Lexus RX 400h 4WD has a 288V Ni-MH 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 2008 Lexus RX 400h 4WD is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2008 Lexus RX 400h 4WD Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2008 Lexus RX 400h 4WD gets up to 26 miles per gallon in the city, and 24 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2008 Lexus RX 400h 4WD is 25 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2008 Lexus RX 400h 4WD?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2008 Lexus RX 400h 4WD is $2,950 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 RX 400h 4WD to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $3,250 more on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2008 Lexus RX 400h 4WD Consume?

The 2008 Lexus RX 400h 4WD will consume roughly 12 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 RX 400h 4WD.

City MPG 26
Highway MPG 24
Combined MPG 25
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $3,250
Fuel Cost $2,950
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Electric Motor 288V Ni-MH
ATV Type Hybrid
Barrels of Petroleum 12
Drive 4-Wheel or All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic (variable gear ratios)
Vehicle Class Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD
Start/Stop? Yes
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
RX 350 4WD 19
LS 460 L 19
ES 350 22
GS 450h 23
IS 250 21
GS 350 22
LX 570 14
IS 250 24
RX 350 4WD 19
IS 350 20
GS 460 20
LS 460 19
LS 600h L 21
GS 350 AWD 20
GX 470 15
IS F 18
IS 250 AWD 22
SC 430 19
RX 350 2WD 20
RX 350 2WD 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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