2018 Toyota Prius Prime 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 Toyota Prius Prime.

The 2018 Toyota Prius Prime has a 16 and 37 kW AC Induction 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 2018 Toyota Prius Prime is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2018 Toyota Prius Prime Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2018 Toyota Prius Prime gets up to 55 miles per gallon in the city, and 53 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2018 Toyota Prius Prime is 54 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2018 Toyota Prius Prime?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2018 Toyota Prius Prime is $1,150 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 Toyota Prius Prime to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will save $7,500 on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2018 Toyota Prius Prime Consume?

The 2018 Toyota Prius Prime 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 2018 Toyota Prius Prime Emit?

For every mile driven, the 2018 Toyota Prius Prime will emit 78 grams of CO2, which is about 1,170,000 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 40 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2018 Toyota Prius Prime.

Overview

The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2018 Toyota Prius Prime.

City MPG 55
Highway MPG 53
Combined MPG 54
Save/Spend vs Average Car Save 7,500
Fuel Cost $1,150
Fuel Type 1 Regular Gas and Electricity
Fuel Type 2 Electricity
Electric Motor 16 and 37 kW AC Induction
ATV Type Plug-in Hybrid
Barrels of Petroleum 3
Grams of CO2 1,170,000
Trees Needed to Offset 56
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic (variable gear ratios)
Vehicle Class Midsize Cars
Start/Stop? Yes
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Toyota Models from 2018

If you're interested in other Toyota 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.

Disclaimer

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