Common questions

Is hydrogen an expensive fuel?

Is hydrogen an expensive fuel?

Because hydrogen contains less energy per unit volume than all other fuels, transporting, storing, and delivering it to the point of end-use is more expensive on a per gasoline gallon equivalent basis.

How much does it cost to fill up a hydrogen tank?

It costs about $16 for one kilogram of hydrogen gas.

How much does it cost to refuel Mirai?

They work like a petrol station, you chuck in the pump, fill up the tank, pay and go. It’s faster than charging an EV, but it’s also way more expensive. Currently in the US it costs about US$16 (A$21) per kilogram of hydrogen. So filling the Mirai’s 5kg tank could cost around A$105.

Does Mirai qualify for federal tax credit?

The 2021 Toyota Mirai is a stonking deal if you live in one of the few areas of this country with a hydrogen refueling station. The U.S. government will hand you an $8,000 federal tax credit, and the state of California (the only state you can buy the Mirai in) will shovel another $4,500 your way next tax season.

What is the cost of a 2021 Toyota Mirai?

From $49,500
2021 Toyota Mirai/MSRP
The 2021 Toyota Mirai, in XLE form, has a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $49,500. That’s $9,050 less than the 2020 Mirai. The destination fee is $955. In Limited trim, the 2021 Toyota Mirai starts at $66,000.

How much does hydrogen cost per gallon?

Hydrogen fuel prices range from $12.85 to more than $16 per kilogram (kg), but the most common price is $13.99 per kg (equivalent on a price per energy basis to $5.60 per gallon of gasoline), which translates to an operating cost of $0.21 per mile.

How much does a hydrogen fuel cell cost?

Hydrogen Fuel Cost. Current average prices are around $2.50-$3.00 per gallon of hydrogen fuel. As gasoline prices are somewhere between $3-$4 at the present time, this highly comparable.

How much is hydrogen fuel for cars?

There is no established retail price for hydrogen fuel, but most suppliers say $10 per kilogram is about right for the early days of low-volume sales. The price is expected eventually to fall to parity with gasoline. Additionally, fuel-cell systems are much lighter and smaller than the battery packs that dominate plug-in electric drive systems.