Toyota PRIUS 1.8 Petrol V Fuel Consumption & Efficiency

PRIUS from Toyota is a Mid-size car with a 1.8 L petrol engine.
It has four cylinders and uses Premium unleaded gasoline.
It is equipped with a continuosly variable gearbox.
Transmission: -speed gearbox

Fuel consumption test for Toyota PRIUS

This car was tested both in a city and on a highway.

Fuel consumption in L / 100km

City: 3.7 liters per 100 km
Highway: 4.0 liters per 100 km

Fuel consumption in miles / gallon

City: 76 MPG
Highway: 71 MPG

Average fuel consumption for this car is 73.5 MPG (3.9 liters per 100 km).

Is this car economical and environmentally friendly?

This factor is measured by the value of CO2 per kilometer (car releases CO2 to the atmosphere). If the value is small than yes, car is economical. If it’s big (above 300) than it will cause high petrol costs.
In case of PRIUS 1.8 CO2 emission is 92 grams per kilometer.
This car is one of the most economical cars on the market. With PRIUS you’ll avoid paying any road tax (if you’re in the UK). It isn’t very fast but this car is as green as Wimbledon grass

Yearly fuel expenses for PRIUS

If you drive 20 000 kilometers a year (that’s 12 427 miles) and spend half of that time in town while other half on open road you will end up burning 760 liters of fuel.
Multiply 760 with a fuel price and you will end up with a yearly fuel cost. It would be around 798 $ if you are in Canada and year is 2012 (that’s when and where this tests were performed).

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