2016 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 2016 Chevrolet Corvette.

The 2016 Chevrolet Corvette has 4 model options: Automatic (S8) 8-cyl, 6.2 L, Manual 7-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L, Automatic (S8) 8-cyl, 6.2 L and Manual 7-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L.

The 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Automatic (S8) 8-cyl, 6.2 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Two Seaters car class.

The 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Manual 7-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Two Seaters car class.

The 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Automatic (S8) 8-cyl, 6.2 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Two Seaters car class.

The 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Manual 7-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Two Seaters car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 2016 Chevrolet Corvette is 19 miles per gallon.

The table below breaks down the MPG for each model option:

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Automatic (S8) 8-cyl, 6.2 L 16 13 23
Manual 7-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L 18 15 22
Automatic (S8) 8-cyl, 6.2 L 20 16 29
Manual 7-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L 21 17 28

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2016 Chevrolet Corvette?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 2016 Chevrolet Corvette is $3,975.

The average fuel costs have 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.

Comparing a 2016 Chevrolet Corvette to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $8,375 more on fuel.

The table below shows the fuel costs and 5-year save/spend for each model option:

Model Option Fuel Cost 5-Year Save/Spend
Automatic (S8) 8-cyl, 6.2 L $4,600 spend $11,500 more
Manual 7-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L $4,100 spend $9,000 more
Automatic (S8) 8-cyl, 6.2 L $3,700 spend $7,000 more
Manual 7-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L $3,500 spend $6,000 more

The 2016 Chevrolet Corvette is also subject to the Gas Guzzler Tax, which is a federal tax on vehicles that has a combined MPG of less than 22.5.

The tables below show how much you can expect to pay in Gas Guzzler taxes.

Model Option Gas Guzzler Tax
Automatic (S8) 8-cyl, 6.2 L $3,700

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 2016 Chevrolet Corvette will consume in one year is 16 barrels.

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

Model Option Barrels
Automatic (S8) 8-cyl, 6.2 L 19
Manual 7-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L 17
Automatic (S8) 8-cyl, 6.2 L 15
Manual 7-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L 14

💨 How Many Grams of CO2 Does a 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Emit?

The 2016 Chevrolet Corvette will emit an average of about 7,155,000 grams of CO2 per year.

🌳 To help you understand the impact of this, a normal tree will absorb around 21,000 grams of CO2 per year. This means that roughly 244 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2016 Chevrolet Corvette.

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 4 2016 Chevrolet Corvette model options.

Automatic (S8) 8-cyl, 6.2 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Automatic (S8) 8-cyl, 6.2 L:

City MPG 13
Highway MPG 23
Combined MPG 16
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $11,500
Gas Guzzler Tax $7,700
Fuel Cost $4,600
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 19
Grams of CO2 8,085,000
Trees Needed to Offset 385
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic (S8)
Vehicle Class Two Seaters
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? Yes
Turbocharged? No

Manual 7-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Manual 7-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L:

City MPG 15
Highway MPG 22
Combined MPG 18
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $9,000
Fuel Cost $4,100
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 17
Grams of CO2 7,485,000
Trees Needed to Offset 356
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Manual 7-spd
Vehicle Class Two Seaters
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? Yes
Turbocharged? No

Automatic (S8) 8-cyl, 6.2 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Automatic (S8) 8-cyl, 6.2 L:

City MPG 16
Highway MPG 29
Combined MPG 20
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $7,000
Fuel Cost $3,700
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 15
Grams of CO2 6,660,000
Trees Needed to Offset 317
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic (S8)
Vehicle Class Two Seaters
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Manual 7-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Manual 7-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L:

City MPG 17
Highway MPG 28
Combined MPG 21
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $6,000
Fuel Cost $3,500
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 14
Grams of CO2 6,390,000
Trees Needed to Offset 304
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Manual 7-spd
Vehicle Class Two Seaters
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Disclaimer

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