We are 105,000+ car owners sharing real-world car information.

Join Us

Toyota Tacoma MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
16 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
17 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
18 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2012 2012 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed 278-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range 16
See all data
With the 278-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and four-wheel drive, part-time w/low range, the 2012 Toyota Tacoma has been averaging 16 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Toyota Tacomas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (10 percent), in the suburbs (0 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2012 Toyota Tacoma in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
2012 2012 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed 236-hp 4.0L V6 5-sp automatic RWD 17.59
See all data
2012 2012 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed 278-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range 17.89
See all data

Return to top

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

2012 Toyota Tacoma Real Gas Mileage: Pros
2011 4dr Crew Cab 6ft bed 236-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
Just completed a 7,000 mile trip, 2 adults & lightly, fully loaded bed. Best mileage 24 mpg, lowest 22 mpg. Typical town/freeway mix has been 22-23 mpg. Flat terrain, easy driving. see full Toyota Tacoma review

2012 Toyota Tacoma 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 Tacoma's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.