Does the 2022 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription get good gas mileage?
The fuel economy of this XC90 model is:
- Good compared to all other cars.
- Decent compared to other hybrid cars.
- Excellent compared to other luxury cars.
- Excellent compared to other mid-size SUVs.
- Standard compared to other 4-cylinder cars.
The 2022 XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription has a good fuel economy, with a combined gas mileage of 27 MPG (26 MPG city – 28 MPG highway). In comparison, the average car in 2022 has a gas mileage of 23.95 MPG (not including fully electric vehicles).
The 2022 XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription is 13% more fuel-efficient than the average vehicle and is in the 73rd percentile of fuel economy for all cars.
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 XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription 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 SUV will cost you:
- 1-mile trip: $0.15
- 5-mile trip: $0.77
- 15-mile trip: $2.32
- 10000 miles per year: $1545.45
- 12500 miles per year: $1931.82
- 15000 miles per year: $2318.18
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 XC90 (472 hp) is 13.4% less costly to drive than the average vehicle in 2022. It is in the 33rd percentile of fuel costs for all cars, meaning it’s less expensive to drive than most vehicles.
The 2022 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription has a combined range of 525.6 miles, using both gas and electric power. The vehicle has a battery-only range of 18 miles and a gas range of 507.6 miles.
Compared to other cars, the range of the XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription fares very well. The average range for all vehicles, in 2022, is 417 miles. Its range falls into the 93rd percentile, above the median of 414 MPG.
By Vehicle Category
The 2022 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription is classified as a mid-size SUV. The average and median fuel economy for this segment is 21.1 MPG and 21 MPG, respectively. This puts it in the 92nd percentile of the gas mileage for mid-size SUVs.
The XC90 (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 SUV has a gas mileage of 23.41 MPG. The XC90 (472 hp) is 15.34% more fuel-efficient than the average SUV.
The 2022 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription 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 27 MPG, the XC90 (472 hp) is 6.02% less fuel-efficient than the average plug-in hybrid vehicle. It is in the 47th percentile of gas mileage for the segment, putting it below the median of 27.5 MPG.
The 2022 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription 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 XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription has a gas mileage-horsepower multiple of 10800 MPG.HP. The average mid-size SUV has an MPG-HP multiple of 7368. 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 27 MPG, the XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription 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 XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription ranks 10 by fuel economy.
The XC90 (472 hp) emits 10883 pounds of carbon per year.
The average 2022 automobile, driving 15000 miles, burns roughly 13149 pounds of carbon per year.
We score the fuel economy of the 2022 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T8 Inscription 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.