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Toyota Prius MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
36 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
37 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
38 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
39 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
40 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
41 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
42 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
43 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
44 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
45 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
46 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
47 miles per gallon 11 vehicles
48 miles per gallon 9 vehicles
49 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
50 miles per gallon 12 vehicles
51 miles per gallon 10 vehicles
52 miles per gallon 10 vehicles
53 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
54 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
55 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
56 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
57 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
58 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
59 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
60 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
61 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
62 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
63 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2006 2006 4dr Hatch 70-hp 1.5L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD 49.63
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With the 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid engine, CVT transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2006 Toyota Prius has been averaging 49.63 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Toyota Prii in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 39.5 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (20.8 percent), in heavy traffic (8.3 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2006 Toyota Prius in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a 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 2006 Toyota Prius

2006 Toyota Prius Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
It starts out efficient and gets more efficient as I become a better driver and allows me to enhance the batteries so that I can now get over 100 MPG and often over 200 MPG, depending on my daily drive. see full Toyota Prius review
2007 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Usually does around 50MPG (UK) mixed busy city & motorway driving in the winter, 55-60 in the summer, and up to 70MPG at on quiet roads. see full Toyota Prius review
2007 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
During the summer it averages around 60 see full Toyota Prius review
2007 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Greediness: overall mileage/gal since day 1 is 47.2, and we hope for more see full Toyota Prius review
2007 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
My 18,000 mile average mpg is 50.3 in a range of 41.3 to 62.3. see full Toyota Prius review
2007 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Particularly appreciated in Canada, where fuel costs are significantly higher than in the U.S. see full Toyota Prius review
2007 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
We drove the Prius like any other normal non-hybrid car and without trying we were able to consistently achieve 41 - 46 miles per gallon. see full Toyota Prius review
2007 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
We bought the car for daily commuting (~50 miles r/t) and are consistently getting 50+ MPG. With gas at $4 / gallon this makes a huge difference in our monthly costs. see full Toyota Prius review
2007 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
You get a family sized car for a supermini economy. also its very green. - low emissions. see full Toyota Prius review
2007 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
The fuel economy is below the stated manufacturers perfomance. Real world use is averaging about 43 mixed driving. see full Toyota Prius review
2006 Toyota Prius Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
The engine continues to run when I stop at a stop street, red light or in traffic. That is a sin. There is no excuse to continue running any engine if the car is not moving. see full Toyota Prius review
 

2006 Toyota Prius 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's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.