2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid 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 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid.
The 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid has a 18 kW 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 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid is, we have the information you need.
🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Get?
First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid gets up to 51 miles per gallon in the city, and 49 miles per gallon on the highway.
The combined average MPG for the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid is 50 miles per gallon.
💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid?
The estimated fuel costs for the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid is $1,250 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 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will save $6,000 on fuel.
🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Consume?
The 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid will consume roughly 4 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 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Emit?
For every mile driven, the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid will emit 133 grams of CO2, which is about 1,995,000 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 68 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid.
The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid.
|Save/Spend vs Average Car||Save 6,000|
|Fuel Type 1||Regular Gas and Electricity|
|Fuel Type 2||Electricity|
|Electric Motor||18 kW|
|ATV Type||Plug-in Hybrid|
|Barrels of Petroleum||4|
|Grams of CO2||1,995,000|
|Trees Needed to Offset||95|
|Transmission||Automatic (variable gear ratios)|
|Vehicle Class||Midsize Cars|
Related Toyota Models from 2012
If you're interested in other Toyota 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.
|FJ Cruiser 4WD||18|
|FJ Cruiser 4WD||16|
|Camry Hybrid LE||40|
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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