1987 Chevrolet Corvette MPG and Fuel Economy
On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 1987 Chevrolet Corvette.
The 1987 Chevrolet Corvette 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 1987 Chevrolet Corvette is, we have the information you need.
🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1987 Chevrolet Corvette Get?
First off, the most commonly asked question. A 1987 Chevrolet Corvette gets up to 15 miles per gallon in the city, and 23 miles per gallon on the highway.
The combined average MPG for the 1987 Chevrolet Corvette is 17 miles per gallon.
💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1987 Chevrolet Corvette?
The estimated fuel costs for the 1987 Chevrolet Corvette is $3,700 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 1987 Chevrolet Corvette to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $7,000 more on fuel.
🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1987 Chevrolet Corvette Consume?
The 1987 Chevrolet Corvette will consume roughly 18 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 1987 Chevrolet Corvette.
|Save/Spend vs Average Car||Spend $7,000|
|Fuel Type 1||Regular|
|Barrels of Petroleum||18|
|Vehicle Class||Two Seaters|
Related Chevrolet Models from 1987
If you're interested in other Chevrolet models from 1987, 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.
|El Camino Pickup 2WD||17|
|T10 (S10) Pickup 4WD||17|
|V10 (K10) Pickup 4WD||14|
|S10 Blazer 2WD||16|
|R20 (C20) Pickup 2WD||15|
|T10 (S10) Pickup 4WD||21|
|El Camino Pickup 2WD||18|
|T10 (S10) Blazer 4WD||18|
|G10/20 Sport Van 2WD||18|
|R20 (C20) Pickup 2WD||14|
|V10 (K10) Pickup 4WD||14|
|R20 (C20) Pickup 2WD||13|
|S10 Pickup 2WD||18|
|G10/20 Van 2WD||14|
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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