1989 Alfa Romeo Spider MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider.

The 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider runs on regular gasoline and is in the Two Seaters car class.

Whether you are considering a purchase of the car, or just wanting to find out how economical and environmentally friendly (or un-friendly) your 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider gets up to 19 miles per gallon in the city, and 25 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider is 21 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider?

The estimated fuel costs for the 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider is $3,000 per year.

That value has been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

If you were to compare a 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $3,500 more on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider Consume?

The 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider will consume roughly 14 barrels of petroleum per year, using the standard estimate of 15,000 miles per year.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.


The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider.

City MPG 19
Highway MPG 25
Combined MPG 21
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $3,500
Fuel Cost $3,000
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 14
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Two Seaters
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Alfa Romeo Models from 1989

If you're interested in other Alfa Romeo models from 1989, you can find them in the table below. You can click the model link to find miles per gallon and emission information for that model.

Model Combined MPG
Milano 18
Milano 18
Milano 17


Ratings were provided by the manufacturer to the U.S. Department of Energy, which is where we sourced the data. Be advised that manufacturers may have upgraded, downgraded, or changed these ratings following the compilation of this data.

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