2020 Polestar 1 MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2020 Polestar 1.

The 2020 Polestar 1 has a 52, 85, 86kW 3-phase Sync. 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 2020 Polestar 1 is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2020 Polestar 1 Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2020 Polestar 1 gets up to 22 miles per gallon in the city, and 31 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2020 Polestar 1 is 26 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2020 Polestar 1?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2020 Polestar 1 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 2020 Polestar 1 to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will save $3,750 on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2020 Polestar 1 Consume?

The 2020 Polestar 1 will consume roughly 3 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 2020 Polestar 1 Emit?

For every mile driven, the 2020 Polestar 1 will emit 93 grams of CO2, which is about 1,395,000 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 48 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2020 Polestar 1.


The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2020 Polestar 1.

City MPG 22
Highway MPG 31
Combined MPG 26
Save/Spend vs Average Car Save 3,750
Fuel Cost $2,850
Fuel Type 1 Premium and Electricity
Fuel Type 2 Electricity
Electric Motor 52, 85, 86kW 3-phase Sync.
ATV Type Plug-in Hybrid
Barrels of Petroleum 3
Grams of CO2 1,395,000
Trees Needed to Offset 66
Drive All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic (S8)
Vehicle Class Minicompact Cars
Start/Stop? Yes
Supercharged? Yes
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.

MPG Buddy does not guarantee the accuracy of this data, nor are we liable for any decisions made by referencing this data. Make sure to contact the specific car manufacturer to confirm accuracy.

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