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2008 Toyota Yaris 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 Yaris's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.

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Toyota Yaris Gas Mileage

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 light hvy 3 7 90 0 N/A 30.6
  flat lead hvy 3 7 90 0 N/A 29.4
  flat v.lt none 0 40 60 0 N/A 42.3
  flat light hvy 15 40 45 0 N/A 36.7
  hills lead hvy 50 0 0 50 62 30.6
2008 4dr Sedan 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med hvy 14 19 57 10 62 33.9  
  Averages flat med hvy 14 19 57 10 62 33.9
With the 106-horsepower 1.5L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Toyota Yaris fuel economy has been averaging 33.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Toyota Yarises in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 57 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (19 percent), in heavy traffic (14 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 62 miles per hour (10 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Toyota Yaris in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
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
hills v.lt none 0 10 0 90 60 42.0
  flat light light 5 25 20 50 75 35.6
  mtns light none 10 20 30 40 60 37.9
  mtns light light 10 20 30 40 60 39.0
  flat light light 5 5 10 80 70 43.2
2008 4dr Sedan 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
hills light light 6 16 18 60 65 39.5  
  Averages hills light light 6 16 18 60 65 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 65 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (18 percent), in the city (16 percent), and in heavy traffic (6 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Toyota Yaris in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
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
flat v.lt hvy 0 17 33 50 60 38.2
  flat med hvy 6 16 28 50 75 39.9
  flat v.lt none 0 17 33 50 60 44.9
  flat med hvy 6 16 28 50 75 41.0
  flat v.lt hvy 0 3 0 97 80 36.3
2008 2dr Hatch 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat light hvy 2 14 24 59 70 40.1  
  Averages flat light hvy 2 14 24 59 70 40.1
With the 106-horsepower 1.5L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Toyota Yaris gas mileage has been averaging 40.1 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 59 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (24 percent), in the city (14 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 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.
 
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 v.lt none 35 0 60 5 60 42.0
  hills light none 10 5 10 75 60 37.5
  flat v.lt none 5 5 50 40 60 35.1
  hills light none 0 0 5 95 65 39.4
  hills light none 0 10 20 70 70 36.7
2008 2dr Hatch 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
hills light none 10 4 29 57 63 38.1  
  Averages hills light none 10 4 29 57 63 38.1
With the 106-horsepower 1.5L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Toyota Yaris fuel economy has been averaging 38.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Toyota Yarises in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 63 miles per hour (about 57 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (29 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the city (4 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.
 
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 36.3
  hills v.lt light 5 15 70 10 50 36.3
  hills v.lt light 5 10 70 15 50 39.5
  hills v.lt light 5 10 70 15 50 40.1
  hills v.lt light 0 0 40 60 50 42.3
2008 2dr Hatch 106-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills v.lt light 4 10 64 22 50 38.9  
  Averages hills v.lt light 4 10 64 22 50 38.9
With the 106-horsepower 1.5L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2008 Toyota Yaris has been averaging 38.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Toyota Yarises in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 64 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 50 miles per hour (22 percent), in the city (10 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 2008 Toyota Yaris MPG

2008 Toyota Yaris Fuel Economy: Pros
Year Body/Powertrain Comment
2008 2dr Hatch 106-hp 1.5L I4 4-sp automatic FWD Have never got less than 37.5 mpg in mixed driving.
2008 2dr Hatch 106-hp 1.5L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 32 mpg
2008 2dr Hatch 106-hp 1.5L I4 4-sp automatic FWD Averaging 40mpg w/ MIX of city/stop & go/hwy.
2008 2dr Hatch 106-hp 1.5L I4 5-sp manual FWD Ability to get over 40mpg with a standard gas engine.
2008 4dr Sedan 106-hp 1.5L I4 5-sp 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-hp 1.5L I4 5-sp manual FWD My lifetime Fuel Economy is 41.84 MPG
2008 2dr Hatch 106-hp 1.5L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 30+ MPG without even trying
2008 4dr Sedan 106-hp 1.5L I4 4-sp 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 2dr Hatch 106-hp 1.5L I4 5-sp manual FWD My latest fuel economy was 45mpg. Enough said.
2008 4dr Sedan 106-hp 1.5L I4 4-sp automatic FWD The fuel economy was, at the time of purchase, the best of any car in its class.
2008 Toyota Yaris Fuel Economy: Cons
Year Body/Powertrain Comment
2008 2dr Hatch 106-hp 1.5L I4 5-sp 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.