2006 Cadillac XLR MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2006 Cadillac XLR.

The 2006 Cadillac XLR runs on premium 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 2006 Cadillac XLR is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2006 Cadillac XLR Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2006 Cadillac XLR gets up to 15 miles per gallon in the city, and 23 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2006 Cadillac XLR is 18 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2006 Cadillac XLR?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2006 Cadillac XLR is $4,100 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 2006 Cadillac XLR to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $9,000 more on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2006 Cadillac XLR Consume?

The 2006 Cadillac XLR will consume roughly 17 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 2006 Cadillac XLR.

City MPG 15
Highway MPG 23
Combined MPG 18
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $9,000
Fuel Cost $4,100
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 17
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic (S5)
Vehicle Class Two Seaters
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Cadillac Models from 2006

If you're interested in other Cadillac models from 2006, 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
CTS 18
CTS 19
Limousine 14
Escalade Ext AWD 13
CTS 19
Escalade ESV AWD 13
STS 18
XLR-V 16
Escalade 2WD 14
SRX 2WD 16
SRX 2WD 17
Armored DTS 14
Escalade AWD 13
DTS 18
STS-V 14
STS 19
DTS 18


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.

MPG Buddy does not guarantee the accuracy of this data, nor are we liable for any decisions made by referencing this data. Make sure to contact the specific car manufacturer to confirm accuracy.

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