2021 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 2021 Toyota Prius.
The 2021 Toyota Prius has a 207V Li-Ion and NiMH 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 2021 Toyota Prius is, we have the information you need.
🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2021 Toyota Prius Get?
First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2021 Toyota Prius gets up to 54 miles per gallon in the city, and 50 miles per gallon on the highway.
The combined average MPG for the 2021 Toyota Prius is 52 miles per gallon.
💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2021 Toyota Prius?
The estimated fuel costs for the 2021 Toyota Prius is $1,200 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 2021 Toyota Prius to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will save $5,500 on fuel.
🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2021 Toyota Prius Consume?
The 2021 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.
💨 How Many Grams of CO2 Does a 2021 Toyota Prius Emit?
For every mile driven, the 2021 Toyota Prius will emit 170 grams of CO2, which is about 2,550,000 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 87 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2021 Toyota Prius.
The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2021 Toyota Prius.
|Save/Spend vs Average Car||Save 5,500|
|Fuel Type 1||Regular|
|Electric Motor||207V Li-Ion and NiMH|
|Barrels of Petroleum||6|
|Grams of CO2||2,550,000|
|Trees Needed to Offset||121|
|Transmission||Automatic (variable gear ratios)|
|Vehicle Class||Midsize Cars|
Related Toyota Models from 2021
If you're interested in other Toyota models from 2021, 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.
|Sienna Hybrid 2WD||36|
|RAV4 AWD TRD OFFROAD||28|
|Sienna Hybrid AWD||35|
|Camry AWD XLE/XSE||28|
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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