Diet Mountain Dew has caffeine and quite a bit of it for a soda. In this article, we outline how much caffeine is in its popular single-serve sizes. We also compare the caffeine in Diet Mountain Dew to other beverages. We think that you will have a solid idea of the caffeine in Diet Mountain Dew by the end of this article.
Diet Mountain Dew Caffeine
Diet Mountain Dew has 4.5 milligrams (mg) of caffeine per ounce. You can simply take the number of ounces of Diet Mountain Dew that you drink and times it by 4.5 to get the caffeine amount in that beverage. However, most people can use the table below that shows several popular serving sizes of Diet Dew and the caffeine in each size.
|7.5 fl. oz.||34mg||0|
|12 fl. oz.||54mg||0|
|16 fl. oz.||72mg||5|
|16.9 fl. oz.||77mg||5|
|20 fl. oz.||91mg||10|
Caffeine: Diet Mountain Dew Vs. Mountain Dew
Now that we have established that Diet Mountain Dew has caffeine, let’s look at how it compares to regular Mountain Dew. After all, regular Mountain Dew is known for its higher caffeine compared to other sodas.
The good news for caffeine lovers is that Diet Mountain Dew has the same amount of caffeine as regular Mountain Dew when comparing the same serving sizes. There is no benefit of drinking one soda over the other when it comes to caffeine.
Caffeine: Diet Mountain Dew Vs. Similar Beverages
It is often easier to determine how much caffeine is in a drink when there are comparables. Below you will see how the caffeine in Diet Mountain Dew compares to similar beverages. Overall, its caffeine is high for a soda but much lower than what is in many energy drinks like Monster and Rockstar or coffee beverages.
|Diet Mountain Dew||12 fl. oz.||54mg|
|Mello Yello Zero Sugar||12 fl. oz.||51mg|
|Mountain Zevia||12 fl. oz.||55mg|
|Faygo Moon Mist||12 fl. oz.||19.7mg|
|Coca-Cola||12 fl. oz.||34mg|
|Diet Coke||12 fl. oz.||46mg|
|Diet Dr Pepper||12. fl. oz.||41mg|
|Red Bull||12 fl. oz.||114mg|
|Monster Energy||12 fl. oz.||120mg|
|Coffee (Brewed)||12 fl. oz.||136mg (approximate)|
Ingredients: Diet Mountain Dew
Diet Mountain Dew is a citrus soda made with concentrated orange juice. It is sweetened with acesulfame potassium, aspartame, and sucralose instead of sugar or high-fructose corn syrup which is found in regular sodas such as Dr Pepper and Coke. Caffeine is listed as an ingredient because it is added to the soda and not naturally occurring like in tea for example.
Diet Mtn Dew Ingredients: carbonated water, concentrated orange juice, citric acid, natural flavor, potassium benzoate (preserves freshness), citrus pectin, aspartame, potassium citrate, caffeine, sodium citrate, acesulfame potassium, sucralose, gum arabic, sodium benzoate (preserves freshness), calcium disodium EDTA (protects flavor), yellow 5.