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Toyota Yaris Fuel Economy (MPG)

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Toyota Yaris Toyota Yaris 2008 41.2 MPG Highway Percentage 42 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr Sedan 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med light 0 0 100 0 N/A 40.000
  hills v.lt none 0 60 0 40 60 39.400
  hills v.lt none 0 60 0 40 60 39.500
  hills v.lt none 0 60 0 40 55 40.800
  flat light none 0 0 10 90 55 50.000
  hills v.lt none 0 60 0 40 60 37.700
2008 4dr Sedan 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills light none 0 40 18 42 58 41.2  
  Averages hills light none 0 40 18 42 58 41.2
With the 106-horsepower 1.5L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Toyota Yaris fuel economy has been averaging 41.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Toyota Yarises in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 58 miles per hour (about 42 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (40 percent), in the suburbs (18 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Toyota Yaris in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Toyota Yaris Toyota Yaris 2008 39.5 MPG Highway Percentage 75 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr Sedan 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med none 5 5 10 80 70 40.140
  flat light none 10 5 15 70 70 40.734
  flat med none 10 10 10 70 75 38.930
  flat light none 0 5 15 80 75 40.993
  flat light light 5 5 10 80 70 40.441
  flat med none 5 5 10 80 70 41.095
  flat light light 5 5 10 80 65 39.762
  flat med light 5 5 10 80 70 40.772
  flat light light 5 5 10 80 70 41.553
  flat light light 5 5 10 80 70 41.623
  flat med none 5 5 10 80 70 39.772
  flat v.lt hvy 5 5 5 85 65 40.000
  flat lead hvy 5 25 10 60 75 34.000
  flat med light 5 5 10 80 70 34.545
  flat light light 5 5 10 80 70 41.040
  flat light light 5 5 10 80 70 41.392
  flat med none 5 5 10 80 70 36.439
  flat med light 10 5 10 75 75 38.900
  flat light light 5 5 10 80 70 40.992
  mtns light none 10 20 30 40 60 37.850
  flat v.lt hvy 12 0 74 14 65 39.862
  flat light light 5 25 20 50 75 35.600
  hills v.lt none 0 10 0 90 60 42.000
  mtns light light 10 20 30 40 60 39.000
  flat med light 5 5 10 80 70 39.864
  flat med light 5 5 10 80 70 41.480
  flat light light 0 5 5 90 75 41.833
  flat med none 0 10 15 75 75 39.863
  flat light light 5 5 10 80 75 40.567
  flat med light 5 5 10 80 75 40.871
  flat light light 10 5 10 75 70 40.623
  flat light none 20 5 5 70 65 34.253
  flat light light 5 5 10 80 70 39.401
  flat light light 10 5 10 75 70 38.795
  flat med none 5 5 10 80 70 32.499
  flat light light 5 5 10 80 70 40.823
  flat light none 5 5 10 80 70 41.095
  flat med light 5 5 10 80 70 39.980
  flat light light 5 5 10 80 70 41.392
  flat light none 0 10 15 75 75 38.321
  flat light none 20 5 5 70 65 35.553
  flat light light 5 5 10 80 70 40.175
  flat med light 5 5 10 80 75 40.750
  flat med light 5 5 10 80 75 40.109
  flat light light 5 5 10 80 70 43.227
  flat light none 5 5 10 80 70 38.851
  flat light none 5 5 10 80 70 40.282
  flat med none 5 5 10 80 70 37.309
  flat light light 5 5 10 80 70 40.639
  flat light light 5 5 10 80 70 42.032
  flat med none 5 5 10 80 70 35.056
2008 4dr Sedan 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 6 7 12 75 70 39.5  
  Averages flat light light 6 7 12 75 70 39.5
With the 106-horsepower 1.5L I4 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2008 Toyota Yaris has been averaging 39.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Toyota Yarises in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 75 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (12 percent), in the city (7 percent), and in heavy traffic (6 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Toyota Yaris in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Toyota Yaris Toyota Yaris 2008 35.6 MPG Highway Percentage 18 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr Hatch 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat light hvy 75 25 0 0 N/A 31.800
  flat light hvy 15 40 45 0 N/A 36.700
  mtns light none 0 0 50 50 62 42.300
  flat light hvy 3 7 90 0 N/A 30.600
  flat v.lt none 0 40 60 0 N/A 42.300
  flat light hvy 10 25 25 40 62 41.200
  hills lead hvy 50 0 0 50 62 30.600
  flat lead hvy 3 7 90 0 N/A 29.400
2008 4dr Hatch 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat light hvy 20 18 45 18 62 35.6  
  Averages flat light hvy 20 18 45 18 62 35.6
With the 106-horsepower 1.5L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Toyota Yaris gas mileage has been averaging 35.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Toyota Yarises in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 45 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (20 percent), in the city (18 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 62 miles per hour (18 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Toyota Yaris in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Toyota Yaris Toyota Yaris 2008 42.8 MPG Highway Percentage 53 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 2dr Hatch 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills v.lt none 0 17 33 50 55 44.881
  hills v.lt none 0 17 33 50 60 45.438
  flat med none 10 20 20 50 60 29.000
  hills v.lt none 0 17 33 50 60 48.294
  hills v.lt none 0 17 33 50 60 42.800
  flat v.lt hvy 0 17 33 50 60 41.200
  flat v.lt hvy 0 17 33 50 80 42.700
  flat v.lt none 0 17 33 50 60 44.900
  hills v.lt none 0 17 33 50 65 45.612
  hills v.lt none 0 17 33 50 60 47.887
  flat v.lt hvy 0 17 33 50 60 42.800
  flat med none 2 20 0 78 70 41.135
  flat med light 0 90 0 10 60 38.500
  flat med none 0 0 10 90 60 33.000
  flat med hvy 6 16 28 50 75 39.900
  flat lead light 0 0 0 100 65 41.000
  flat lead light 0 6 43 51 65 37.000
  flat med hvy 6 16 28 50 75 41.000
  hills light none 0 5 15 80 60 40.100
  flat light none 10 10 30 50 65 41.154
  hills v.lt none 0 17 33 50 60 49.784
  hills v.lt none 0 17 33 50 60 44.835
  hills v.lt none 0 17 33 50 60 44.561
  hills v.lt none 0 17 33 50 60 47.593
  hills v.lt none 0 17 33 50 60 44.981
  hills v.lt none 0 17 33 50 60 48.414
  hills v.lt none 0 17 33 50 65 43.963
  hills v.lt none 0 17 33 50 65 44.803
  flat med none 10 30 20 40 60 29.000
  flat lead none 10 40 10 40 80 30.000
  flat v.lt hvy 0 17 33 50 80 44.900
  hills v.lt none 0 17 33 50 60 52.122
  flat v.lt hvy 0 17 33 50 60 38.200
  hills v.lt none 0 17 33 50 55 47.015
  hills v.lt none 0 17 33 50 60 45.614
  hills v.lt none 0 17 33 50 55 47.762
  hills v.lt none 0 17 33 50 60 45.073
  hills v.lt none 0 17 33 50 60 43.758
  flat v.lt hvy 0 3 0 97 80 36.300
  flat v.lt hvy 0 17 33 50 80 44.100
  hills v.lt none 0 17 33 50 65 45.963
  hills v.lt none 0 17 33 50 60 50.169
2008 2dr Hatch 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills light none 1 18 28 53 64 42.8  
  Averages hills light none 1 18 28 53 64 42.8
With the 106-horsepower 1.5L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Toyota Yaris fuel economy has been averaging 42.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Toyota Yarises in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 64 miles per hour (about 53 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (28 percent), in the city (18 percent), and in heavy traffic (1 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Toyota Yaris in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Toyota Yaris Toyota Yaris 2008 36.2 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 2dr Hatch 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light hvy 10 25 25 40 60 38.000
  hills med none 10 5 10 75 60 31.313
  hills light none 10 5 10 75 60 37.475
  flat v.lt none 5 5 50 40 60 35.100
  flat v.lt none 35 0 60 5 60 42.000
  hills light none 0 0 5 95 65 39.400
  hills med none 10 5 10 75 60 33.901
  hills med none 10 5 10 75 60 32.673
2008 2dr Hatch 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
hills light none 11 6 23 60 61 36.2  
  Averages hills light none 11 6 23 60 61 36.2
With the 106-horsepower 1.5L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2008 Toyota Yaris has been averaging 36.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Toyota Yarises in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 61 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (23 percent), in heavy traffic (11 percent), and in the city (6 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Toyota Yaris in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Toyota Yaris Toyota Yaris 2008 41.3 MPG Highway Percentage 53 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 2dr Hatch 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills v.lt light 0 15 70 15 50 39.100
  hills v.lt light 0 0 10 90 68 43.400
2008 2dr Hatch 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills v.lt light 0 8 40 53 59 41.3  
  Averages hills v.lt light 0 8 40 53 59 41.3
With the 106-horsepower 1.5L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Toyota Yaris gas mileage has been averaging 41.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Toyota Yarises in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 59 miles per hour (about 53 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (40 percent), in the city (8 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Toyota Yaris in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with an ultra-light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Toyota Yaris Toyota Yaris 2008 37.4 MPG Highway Percentage 66 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 2dr Hatch 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 11 11 52 26 60 37.000
  hills med none 10 5 10 75 60 31.779
  hills light none 0 5 20 75 70 36.800
  hills light none 0 5 15 80 70 37.700
  mtns v.lt light 0 0 20 80 55 38.325
  flat v.lt light 0 30 30 40 65 35.926
  flat v.lt light 0 0 0 100 75 36.472
  hills med none 0 10 30 60 65 38.857
  flat v.lt none 0 0 0 100 55 52.500
  mtns v.lt light 0 0 0 100 75 36.210
  flat v.lt light 0 0 0 100 65 42.750
  hills light none 0 10 20 70 70 36.700
  flat lead none 0 75 0 25 80 29.167
  flat med none 0 75 0 25 65 35.000
  flat light light 10 50 10 30 60 36.000
2008 2dr Hatch 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
hills light none 2 18 14 66 66 37.4  
  Averages hills light none 2 18 14 66 66 37.4
With the 106-horsepower 1.5L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Toyota Yaris fuel economy has been averaging 37.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Toyota Yarises in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (about 66 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (18 percent), in the suburbs (14 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Toyota Yaris in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Toyota Yaris Toyota Yaris 2008 38.4 MPG Highway Percentage 27 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 2dr Hatch 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills v.lt light 5 15 70 10 50 38.600
  hills v.lt light 5 15 70 10 50 36.300
  hills v.lt light 5 15 70 10 50 36.000
  hills light none 5 10 70 15 50 35.800
  hills v.lt light 5 15 70 10 50 37.500
  hills v.lt light 0 15 70 15 50 40.500
  hills v.lt light 5 10 70 15 50 37.800
  hills v.lt light 5 10 70 15 50 38.300
  hills v.lt light 5 10 70 15 50 39.500
  flat light light 5 5 8 82 68 41.000
  flat med hvy 0 0 25 75 60 38.200
  flat med hvy 0 0 25 75 60 35.500
  hills v.lt light 5 10 70 15 50 39.800
  hills v.lt light 0 0 40 60 50 42.300
  hills v.lt light 5 10 70 15 50 38.800
  hills v.lt light 5 10 70 15 50 38.900
  hills v.lt light 5 10 70 15 50 40.100
  hills v.lt light 5 10 70 15 50 37.800
  hills v.lt light 5 10 70 15 50 39.400
  hills v.lt light 0 0 10 90 68 42.000
  hills v.lt light 0 15 70 15 50 40.800
  hills v.lt light 5 10 70 15 50 36.300
  hills v.lt none 5 10 70 15 50 37.900
  hills v.lt light 5 15 70 10 50 36.300
  hills v.lt light 5 15 70 10 50 38.300
  flat med light 0 0 50 50 60 34.973
2008 2dr Hatch 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills v.lt light 4 9 60 27 53 38.4  
  Averages hills v.lt light 4 9 60 27 53 38.4
With the 106-horsepower 1.5L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2008 Toyota Yaris has been averaging 38.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Toyota Yarises in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 53 miles per hour (27 percent), in the city (9 percent), and in heavy traffic (4 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Toyota Yaris in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with an ultra-light foot and the AC on only some of the time.

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2008 Toyota Yaris

2008 Toyota Yaris Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 2dr Hatch 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
First tank of fuel resulted in 35.44 mpg. Previous car was around 25 mpg.
2009 2dr Hatch 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
It had the highest EPA estimates in the price range I was looking at.
2009 4dr Sedan 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Very economical gas consumption.
2008 4dr Sedan 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
I do a lot of in-town driving with spurts of long distance driving. After having owned a minivan, the Yaris is exceptionally fuel economic in comparison.
2008 2dr Hatch 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Have never got less than 37.5 mpg in mixed driving.
2008 2dr Hatch 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
My lifetime Fuel Economy is 41.84 MPG
2008 2dr Hatch 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
32 mpg
2008 2dr Hatch 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
30+ MPG without even trying
2008 2dr Hatch 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Averaging 40mpg w/ MIX of city/stop & go/hwy.
2008 4dr Sedan 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
I needed an economical car for short trips. Fuel consumption is reported as being very good. My first trip showed good fuel economy.
2008 Toyota Yaris Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 2dr Hatch 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Given its size, should have a better rating. During my test drives (and several rentals), consistently performed worse than EPA estimates, even using a light foot.
 

2008 Toyota Yaris Gas Mileage (MPG)

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