2008 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 2008 Toyota Prius.
The 2008 Toyota Prius has a 202V Ni-MH 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 2008 Toyota Prius is, we have the information you need.
🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2008 Toyota Prius Get?
First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2008 Toyota Prius gets up to 48 miles per gallon in the city, and 45 miles per gallon on the highway.
The combined average MPG for the 2008 Toyota Prius is 46 miles per gallon.
💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2008 Toyota Prius?
The estimated fuel costs for the 2008 Toyota Prius is $1,350 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 2008 Toyota Prius to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will save $4,750 on fuel.
🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2008 Toyota Prius Consume?
The 2008 Toyota Prius will consume roughly 6 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 2008 Toyota Prius.
|Save/Spend vs Average Car||Save 4,750|
|Fuel Type 1||Regular|
|Electric Motor||202V Ni-MH|
|Barrels of Petroleum||6|
|Transmission||Automatic (variable gear ratios)|
|Vehicle Class||Midsize Cars|
Related Toyota Models from 2008
If you're interested in other Toyota models from 2008, 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 2WD||18|
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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