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Toyota Prius c MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
42 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
43 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
44 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
45 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
46 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
47 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
48 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
49 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
50 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
51 miles per gallon 10 vehicles
52 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
53 miles per gallon 11 vehicles
54 miles per gallon 13 vehicles
55 miles per gallon 13 vehicles
56 miles per gallon 8 vehicles
57 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
58 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
59 miles per gallon 10 vehicles
60 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
61 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
62 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
63 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
64 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2012 2012 4dr Hatch 73-hp 1.5L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD 54.19
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With the 73-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid engine, CVT transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2012 Toyota Prius c has been averaging 54.19 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Toyota Prius cs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 64 miles per hour (about 32.9 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (16.8 percent), in heavy traffic (1.2 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2012 Toyota Prius c in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.

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TrueDelta Reviews the Real Gas Mileage of the 2012 Toyota Prius c

2012 Toyota Prius c Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearComment
2012 The #1 benefit of the Prius c is obvious. It has the highest EPA ratings of any car, 53 miles-per-gallon in the city and 46 MPG highway. This noted, the EPA ratings for the larger, smoother, and more powerful regular Prius are almost as high in the city (51) and are actually a little better on the highway (48). The Prius c only goes significantly farther on a gallon of gas if you're willing and able to drive it with a very light right foot, especially when braking. Then you'll regularly observe over 60 in suburban driving. I observed as high as 82 for the trip from my house to my kids' school. see full Toyota Prius c review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2012 Toyota Prius c

2012 Toyota Prius c Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 4dr Hatch 73-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Most of the time, I turn on the 'Eco mode'. Also, I switch the display to 'Eco Score' display. Following the guideline such that the power band is always within the 80% quantile of 'Eco' range, I can maintain roughly 49-51 mpg on the highway (speed between 55 to 70 mph, depending on the inclination). Overall, I can get 54-60 mpg due to the terrain in my commute that allow me using battery power completelyfor the last 1 mile of each trip. see full Toyota Prius c review
2012 4dr Hatch 73-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
In moderate to warm weather 50-80 degrees, this car will get 55-58 mpg in combined driving with careful operation. It drops 2-3 mpg in very cold weather or with heavy AC use. The MPG have never been as low as the window sticker. We have averaged 55 mpg over 7000 miles. see full Toyota Prius c review
 

2012 Toyota Prius c Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Toyota Prius c's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.