RC Cola Caffeine Content

RC (Royal Crown) Cola has 43mg of caffeine per 12 fl. oz. Its caffeine is higher compared to what is in regular Coca-Cola and Pepsi. Read on for more details.

Caffeine in RC Cola

The table below reflects the caffeine content in RC Cola for its common serving sizes. The nutrition data for each size is also displayed for your reference.

Serving SizeCaffeineCaloriesTotal FatSodiumTotal CarbsTotal Sugars*Protein
7.5 fl. oz.27mg1000g25mg27g26g0g
8 fl. oz.29mg1100g25mg29g29g0g
12 fl. oz.43mg1600g40mg43g43g0g
16.9 fl. oz.60mg2200g55mg61g60g0g
20 fl. oz.71mg2700g65mg72g71g0g
*All sugar is added


These are the ingredients for RC Cola. Caffeine is listed as an ingredient which indicates that it is added during manufacturing. Adding caffeine to sodas, particularly colas, is a common practice.

RC Cola Ingredients – Carbonated Water, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Caramel Color, Phosphoric Acid, Caffeine, Natural Flavors, Acacia Gum.

Caffeine: RC Cola vs Other Drinks

Here is a comparison of the caffeine in RC Cola versus popular other beverages. Notably, RC Cola has more caffeine than Coke and Pepsi. However, its caffeine is much lower than many coffee and energy drinks.

BeverageServing SizeCaffeine
RC Cola12 fl. oz.43mg
Diet RC Cola12 fl. oz.48mg
RC Cherry Cola12 fl. oz.43mg
Mountain Dew 12 fl. oz.54mg
Coca-Cola12 fl. oz.34mg
Pepsi 12 fl. oz. 38mg
Cherry Coke12 fl. oz.34mg
Sprite 12 fl. oz. 0mg
7 Up12 fl. oz.0mg
Dr Pepper12 fl. oz.42mg
Red Bull 12 fl. oz. 114mg
Monster Energy12 fl. oz.120mg
Coffee 12 fl. oz. 144mg*

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