Learn More About Fuel Consumption Testing
Toyota has more class-leading fuel-efficient vehicles than any manufacturer in Canada1. That’s never changed. What has changed is how fuel efficiency is measured, in ways that better reflect a range of driving styles and conditions. Learn more about the 5-cycle test.
Industry Standard Testing
Simulating the stop-and-go nature of urban driving, without the use of either heat or AC, this 31-minute test spends five minutes idling — a big drain on fuel efficiency.
This test simulates a mix of open highway and rural road driving, with most of the driving taking place within the most fuel-efficient range.
Run at -7°C, this test simulates how cold weather affects fuel economy, from the extra time it takes to warm up the engine, to the power used by heaters and defrosters.
Air conditioning can increase fuel consumption by as much as 20 percent*. This test simulates the effects of a vehicle’s AC use on a hot summer day.
At 120 km/h, a vehicle uses about 20 percent more fuel than at 100 km/h. This test simulates the effects of high speeds along with quick acceleration and heavy braking, which can reduce fuel economy by up to 15 percent**.