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Fuel Economy Tests

RishiRajan

RishiRajan

2015 Toyota Prius - Fuel Economy Review + Fill Up Costs

In this episode, we test drive the 2016 Toyota Prius. As the benchmark of the gasoline hybrid segment, the Prius continues to achieve outstanding fuel economy numbers while providing ample space for 5 passengers.

On a full tank, we were able to drive a total of 690 kilometers, and fill the tank back up for US$26.66. The Prius is certainly the most fuel efficient gasoline hybrid we've tested, achieving 4.9L/100km or 48mpg.

 

CLOSEST COMPETITORS

– Honda Insight

 

REAL WORLD TEST RESULTS

Tested fuel range: 690km on a full tank

Fuel economy: 4.9L/100km

Fuel economy (mpg): 48mpg 

 

REAL WORLD FILL UP COSTS

US $26.66 @ $2.89/gallon

2016 Toyota Sienna - Fuel Economy Review + Fill Up Costs

 In this episode, we test out the fuel economy in the all-new 2016 Toyota Sienna. One of the few remaining contenders in its class, the Sienna is a popular choice in the minivan segment offering ample space and comfort in a sporty package.

On a full tank, we were able to get 479km of driving at a fuel economy of 13.2L/100km. Filling the tank back up cost $70.56 for a full tank using standard gasoline at $1.04/liter. Watch the video below. 

 

Real world test results:

- Tested fuel range: 479km

- Fuel economy: 13.2L/100km

- Fuel economy (mpg): 17.8mpg

 

Closest competitors:

- KIA Sedona

- Honda Odyssey

- Dodge Caravan

- Chrysler Town & Country

2016 Toyota Camry - Fuel Economy Review + Fill Up Costs

 In this episode, we test out the fuel economy in the all-new 2016 Toyota Camry. In the hyper-competitive mid-size sedan segment, the Camry is a key player with its powerful, yet efficient engine choices (including a hybrid), generous dimensions and innovative safety features.

Our tester was equipped with a 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine and a six-speed automatic transmission. Our test yielded 267 kilometers on a half tank of gas and gave a decent average fuel economy of 10.8L/100 km.

After using up our tank of gas, we were able to fill it back up for $32.91 at a fuel cost of $1.009/litre

 

 

REAL WORLD TEST RESULTS

As-tested fuel range: 550km on a full tank

Fuel economy: 10.8 L/100 km

Fuel economy (mpg): 21.7 mpg

 

REAL WORLD FILL UP COSTS

CAD $66 @ $1.009/liter

 

AS-TESTED VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS

2.5-litre four-cylinder engine

Six-speed automatic

178 hp @ 6,000rpm

170 lb-ft @ 4,100rpm

Front-wheel drive

2017 Lincoln MKX - Fuel Economy Review + Fill Up Costs

In this episode, we test out the fuel economy in the all-new 2017 Lincoln MKX. This mid-size luxury crossover is feature-packed with class-leading luxury amenities and state-of-the-art technology that rival its German and Japanese competitors.

Our tester was equipped with a 2.7-litre EcoBoost engine and a six-speed automatic transmission. Our test yielded 140 kms on a half tank of gas and gave an average fuel economy of 16.5 L/100 km.

After using up our tank of gas, we were able to fill it back up for $26.59 for a half tank of gas at a fuel cost of $0.976/litre.

REAL WORLD TEST RESULTS

Tested fuel range: 140 kms on a half tank; 280 kms on a full tank

Fuel economy: 16.5 L/100 km

Fuel economy (mpg): 14.2 mpg

 

REAL WORLD FILL UP COSTS

CAD $26.59 @ $0.976/litre

 

AS-TESTED VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS

2.7-litre V6

six-speed automatic

335 hp @ 5,500rpm

380 lb-ft @ 3,000rpm

All-wheel drive

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