Gas Mileage
Toyota Prius: City 48 Highway 45
Honda Civic City 40 Highway 45
Toyota Camry: City 33 Highway 34
Ford Escape (2wd): City 31 Highway 29
Ford Escape (4wd): City 28 Highway 27
Mercury Mariner: City 28 Highway 27
Toyota Highlander (2wd): City 28 Highway 25
Toyota Highlander (4wd): City 27 Highway 25
Saturn Aura Green Line: City 24 Highway 32
Saturn Vue Green Line: City 23 Highway 29
Lexus RX 400h: City 28 Highway 25
Lexus GS 450h: City 22 Highway 25

These figures represent 2008 EPA numbers, based on tests designed to better reflect real-world driving habits. As a result, fuel economy averages dropped by 5 to 10 percent compared to old testing criteria.


Use our Gas Mileage Impact Calculator to compare the relative gas consumption, mpg, and tailpipe emissions for hybrid and conventional models. Learn about the methodology behind the calculator.

EPA Numbers

Official EPA fuel economy numbers are inflated for all cars — not just hybrids. Get the details about EPA testing and the resulting numbers.

Factors Influencing Hybrid Mileage

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Mileage Stories

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