Gas consumption calculator

James Rodriguez James Rodriguez  updated on 2022-06-23

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Whenever you're driving your car, whether that be on long or short trips, do you have an accurate idea of much those journeys are costing you in gas? Did you know that Canadians spend, on average, 3.345% of their income on gas? That works out to around $1,510 per person, per year.

This guide and our gas consumption calculator are here to help you optimize your journeys and expenses, making sure you save money wherever you can.

How can I calculate my gas consumption?

To calculate exactly how much you spend on gas, take a look at our calculation tool.

It has never been easier to use. Simply fill in these details:

  • The distance you will travel, or have travelled
  • The performace of your car (number of litres/100km)
  • The price you paid to fill up your tank

After clicking results, you will know exactly what your fuel consumption is and how much your journey is going to cost.

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What is the price of gas in Canada?

At the time of publication, the average price of gas in Canada is around $1.69 per litre. Gas prices in Canada, like everywhere else, vary depending on where you are. In Ontario, it is currently a couple of cents under the national average. In Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba is it around 20 cents under the national average. In Quebec and British Colombia, it is closer to the national average. The price of gas varies according to many different factors:

  • Geographical location
  • Accessibility of the gas
  • Competition
  • Provincial taxes
  • The type of fuel

The average price of gas by city

The table below will give you more information on the average price of gas per litre in different cities of Canada.

The cityPrice per litre
Montreal$1.79
Toronto$1.69
Vancouver$1.84
Edmonton$1.55
Calgary$1.59
Price of gas in Canada 2022

The average price of gas by province

The table below will give you more information on the average price of gas per litre in different provinces of Canada.

The provincePrice per litre
Alberta$1.37
Saskatchewan$1.37
Manitoba$1.40
New Brunswick$1.45
Nova Scotia$1.47
Ontario$1.49
PEI$1.50
Quebec$1.56
British Columbia$1.61
Newfoundland $1.62
Price of gas per province 2022

How is the price of gas calculated in Canada?

In order to calculate the price of gas, there are different factors to be taken into account:

  • The price of crude oil (46% of the price)
  • Provincial taxes (about 18%)
  • Refining and marketing (around 24%)
  • Federal taxes (about 12%)

The car brands in Canada that consume the least amount of gas are:

  • FIAT 124 Spider
  • Mazda MX-5
  • MINI Cooper Convertible
  • Chevrolet Spark
  • Toyota Corolla Hybrid
  • Toyota Prius
  • Hyundai IONIQ Blue
  • Kia Niro FE
  • Nissan Murano

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