2002 Toyota Prius MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2002 Toyota Prius.

The 2002 Toyota Prius runs on regular gasoline and is in the Compact 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 2002 Toyota Prius is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2002 Toyota Prius Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2002 Toyota Prius gets up to 42 miles per gallon in the city, and 41 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2002 Toyota Prius is 41 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2002 Toyota Prius?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2002 Toyota Prius is $1,550 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 2002 Toyota Prius to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will save $3,750 on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2002 Toyota Prius Consume?

The 2002 Toyota Prius will consume roughly 7 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 2002 Toyota Prius.

City MPG 42
Highway MPG 41
Combined MPG 41
Save/Spend vs Average Car Save 3,750
Fuel Cost $1,550
Fuel Type 1 Regular
ATV Type Hybrid
Barrels of Petroleum 7
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic (variable gear ratios)
Vehicle Class Compact Cars
Start/Stop? Yes
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Toyota Models from 2002

If you're interested in other Toyota models from 2002, 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.


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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