Pepsi Cola Caffeine Content

How Much Caffeine in Pepsi Cola?

Pepsi, like many other cola products, does contain caffeine. A can of Pepsi (12 fl oz) has 38 mg of caffeine. In comparison, a 12 fl oz cup of coffee has approximately 140 mg caffeine and a Coca-Cola of the same size has 34 mg of caffeine.

The table below reflects the caffeine in Pepsi Cola for its various sizes.

Pepsi Caffeine Content

ProductServing SizeCaffeine (mg)Caffeine(mg)/fl oz
Pepsi 7.5 fl oz24 mg3.2 mg
Pepsi8 fl oz25 mg3.1 mg
Pepsi8.5 fl oz27 mg 3.2 mg
Pepsi10 fl oz31 mg3.1 mg
Pepsi12 fl oz38 mg3.2 mg
Pepsi16 fl oz50 mg3.1 mg
Pepsi16.9 fl oz53 mg3.1 mg
Pepsi20 fl oz63 mg3.2 mg
Use the 12 fl oz serving size above for Pepsi Cola bottles above 20 fl oz.
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Pepsi Cola: Carbonated water, high fructose corn syrup, caramel color, sugar, phosphoric acid, caffenine, citric acid, natural flavor.


ProductServing SizeCaloriesTotal Fat (g)Sodium (mg)Carbs (g)Sugars (g)Protein (g)
Pepsi7.5 fl oz10002026260
Pepsi8 fl oz10002028280
Pepsi8.5 fl oz11002529290
Pepsi10 fl oz13002535340
Pepsi12 fl oz15003041410
Pepsi16 fl oz20004055550
Pepsi16.9 fl oz21004558580
Pepsi20 fl oz25005569690


Pepsi was developed in 1893 as “Brad’s Drink” with the name based on the creator’s name, Caleb Bradham. Roughly five years later it was re-branded as Pepsi-Cola. Pepsi merged with the snack company Frito-Lay in 1965 and later acquired Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, 7 Up, and KFC in the 1970’s and 1980’s. The restaurants were eventually spun off. Pepsico later acquired Tropicana and Dole in the late 1990’s and later it merged with Quaker Oats in 2001.

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