2022 Volvo S60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design Expression Gas Mileage vs. Other Cars

Gizmo Highlights:

Does the 2022 Volvo S60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design Expression get good gas mileage?

The fuel economy of this S60 model is:

  • Great compared to all other cars.
  • Good compared to other hybrid cars.
  • Excellent compared to other luxury cars.
  • Decent compared to other compact sedans.
  • Good compared to other 4-cylinder cars.

The 2022 S60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design Expression has a great fuel economy, with a combined gas mileage of 30 MPG (28 MPG city – 33 MPG highway). In comparison, the average car in 2022 has a gas mileage of 23.95 MPG (not including fully electric vehicles).

The 2022 S60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design Expression is 25% more fuel-efficient than the average vehicle and is in the 83rd percentile of fuel economy for all cars.

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The 50th percentile or median gas mileage for all cars in 2022 is 23 MPG. You can generally gauge how good a car’s fuel economy is by looking at which percentile of gas mileage it falls under.

If your gas mileage is above the median, you are better than the majority. If your gas mileage falls below the 50 percentile, then most people have a better gas mileage than you.

Consider the 0-35th percentiles as bad, the 40th-60th percentiles as acceptable, and the 65th-100th percentiles as good.

Cost of Fuel

The 2022 Volvo S60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design Expression takes premium unleaded (recommended), the price of which will vary depending on where you live.

At $4.25 per gallon of premium unleaded (recommended), driving this sedan will cost you:

  • 1-mile trip: $0.12
  • 5-mile trip: $0.62
  • 15-mile trip: $1.85
  • 10000 miles per year: $1231.88
  • 12500 miles per year: $1539.86
  • 15000 miles per year: $1847.83

When driving 15000 miles per year, the average and median cost of fuel for all cars is $2676.92 and $2550 respectively (in 2022).

The S60 (472 hp) is 31% less costly to drive than the average vehicle in 2022. It is in the 16th percentile of fuel costs for all cars, meaning it’s less expensive to drive than most vehicles.

Range

The 2022 Volvo S60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design Expression has a combined range of 499 miles, using both gas and electric power. The vehicle has a battery-only range of 22 miles and a gas range of 477 miles.

Compared to other cars, the range of the S60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design Expression fares very well. The average range for all vehicles, in 2022, is 417 miles. Its range falls into the 87th percentile, above the median of 414 MPG.

By Vehicle Category

The 2022 Volvo S60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design Expression is classified as a compact sedan. The average and median fuel economy for this segment is 29 MPG and 28.5 MPG, respectively. This puts it in the 57th percentile of the gas mileage for compact sedans.

The S60 (472 hp) is a luxury vehicle. Luxury cars are, on average, 17.2% less fuel-efficient than their non-luxury counterparts.

The average gas mileage for luxury cars is 21.95 MPG.

The average sedan has a gas mileage of 25.97 MPG. The S60 (472 hp) is 15.52% more fuel-efficient than the average sedan.

By PowerTrain

The 2022 Volvo S60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design Expression is a plug-in hybrid car. Which means the is powered by both a gas engine and a rechargeable battery.

The average combined gas mileage for a plug-in hybrid car is 28.73 MPG. At 30 MPG, the S60 (472 hp) is 4.42% more fuel-efficient than the average plug-in hybrid vehicle. It is in the 60th percentile of gas mileage for the segment, putting it above the median of 27.5 MPG.

The 2022 Volvo S60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design Expression is fitted with a 4-cylinder engine. The average and median fuel economy for a 4-cylinder car is 28.67 MPG and 27 MPG respectively.

Horsepower-Gas Mileage Multiple

The 2022 Volvo S60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design Expression has a gas mileage-horsepower multiple of 12000 MPG.HP. The average compact sedan has an MPG-HP multiple of 7226. The higher the number, the better.

The gas mileage-horsepower multiple is an easy-to-understand indicator of how efficiently the powertrain moves the vehicle, relative to its power.

Heavier vehicles and cars with undersized engines will typically have lower scores. Sports cars and hybrids typically score higher. It’s best to compare scores with cars that are in the same vehicle category.

Vs. Other Volvo Cars

2022 Volvo cars have an average fuel economy of 27.09 MPG. The median (50th percentile) is 26 MPG. With a gas mileage of 30 MPG, the S60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design Expression is one of the brand’s more fuel-efficient vehicles in 2022.

There are 22 2022 Volvo models and trims (by per engine spec) sold in the United States. The S60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design Expression ranks 3 by fuel economy, tied with the 2022 S60 B5 R-Design, 2022 S60 T8 Polestar Engineered, S90 (472 hp), and 2022 V60 T8 Polestar Engineered.

Carbon Emissions

The S60 (472 hp) emits 9795 pounds of carbon per year.

The average 2022 automobile, driving 15000 miles, burns roughly 13149 pounds of carbon per year.

Gizmo Score

We score the fuel economy of the 2022 Volvo S60 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 R-Design Expression based on how well it fares when compared to other vehicles of its year. An average or standard score is 50.

Many factors are considered, such as the vehicle’s category, power, weight, and engine size (relative to other vehicles). For example, if a full-size pickup truck and a small sedan both do 25 MPG, the full-size pickup truck will typically have the higher score. This is because 25 MPG is considered excellent gas mileage for a pickup truck, but bad gas mileage for a small sedan.

All factors are not weighed equally, however. Most points go towards the fuel economy relative to all vehicles.

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