2012 Scion iQ MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2012 Scion iQ.

The 2012 Scion iQ runs on regular gasoline and is in the Minicompact 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 2012 Scion iQ is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2012 Scion iQ Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2012 Scion iQ gets up to 36 miles per gallon in the city, and 37 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2012 Scion iQ is 37 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2012 Scion iQ?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2012 Scion iQ is $1,700 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 2012 Scion iQ to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will save $3,000 on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2012 Scion iQ Consume?

The 2012 Scion iQ will consume roughly 8 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 2012 Scion iQ.

City MPG 36
Highway MPG 37
Combined MPG 37
Save/Spend vs Average Car Save 3,000
Fuel Cost $1,700
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 8
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic (variable gear ratios)
Vehicle Class Minicompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Scion Models from 2012

If you're interested in other Scion models from 2012, 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
xD 29
xB 24
xB 24
tC 25
tC 25
xD 29


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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