What mpg does a Prius really get?

After 215 miles of driving, the Prius needed 4.611 gallons of gasoline to fill its tank. That calculates to just over 46.6 miles per gallon — still a strong number, but lower than our goal of 49 mpg and technically lower than even its lowest highway rating (though you can round 46.6 up to 47).

How many mpg does a TDI get?

EPA-rated at 45 mpg highway, the record-setting 2015 Golf TDI covered 8,233.5 miles in traversing the 48 contiguous states while burning 101.43 gallons of Shell diesel that cost a total of $294.98.

How far can a 2012 Prius go on a tank of gas?

According to the EPA, our 2012 Toyota Pirus C has an estimated range of 428 miles out of its 9.5-mile fuel tank.

How many miles will a TDI Jetta last?

How Long Do Volkswagen Jetta Engines Last? The Volkswagen Jetta engine is expected to last between 200,000 and 250,000 miles on average providing it is properly maintained.

Do Prius really get 50 mpg?

2016 Toyota Prius c The most petite of the Prius models, the c is a mere 157.3 inches long, making it more than 20 inches shorter than the compact Prius liftback. On the other hand, nimble dimensions do help the Prius c achieve EPA fuel-efficiency ratings of 53 mpg city, 46 mpg highway, and 50 mpg combined.

What year Prius gets the best gas mileage?

The redesigned-for-2016 Prius hybrid’s 52 mpg overall in Consumer Reports’ tests is the best gas mileage we’ve ever measured.

How can I improve my mpg TDI?

How to Get More MPG with My VW Jetta TDI

  1. Keep your engine tuned up according to your Jetta owner’s manual.
  2. Change your driving habits to improve your mileage; this will have a greater impact on fuel economy than any other factor.
  3. Plan your trips to avoid congested areas, excessive stop lights or stop signs and hills.

Is Jetta TDI reliable?

A good, used Jetta TDI, on the other hand, will easily last much longer and won’t cost too much when repairs are needed. Repair Pal gave the Volkswagen Jetta a four out of five when it comes to reliability and estimates an average annual repair cost of $609.

What gas does Prius take?

The Prius is designed to run on unleaded 87 octane fuel (85 in high altitudes) (R+M)/2 method [1]; there is no advantage to using higher-grade fuel. The FTC says: In most cases, using a higher octane gasoline than your owner’s manual recommends offers absolutely no benefit.

What’s EV mode on a Prius?

EV Mode is a feature available in many Toyota hybrids that include your 2020 Toyota Prius and the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime. With EV Mode enabled, your Toyota hybrid receives power from the hybrid battery and high-torque electric motor.

How reliable is the VW TDI engine?

Diesel engines are considerably more durable than gasoline engines, the engine blocks should run for darn near ever in our TDI’s. However, all of the crap they’ve had to add onto that engine, mostly for emissions purposes, is temperamental, unreliable crap, which makes the care overall significantly less reliable.

Are VW TDI expensive to maintain?

We have two Jetta TDI wagons, a 2002 Mk4 ALH automatic and a 2005 Mk4 BEW manual, both with well over 200,000 miles. Our maintenance costs have averaged just over $0.10/mile (USD) over the time we’ve owned them.