1996 Chevrolet Pickup 2500 2WD MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 1996 Chevrolet Pickup 2500 2WD.

The 1996 Chevrolet Pickup 2500 2WD has 5 model options: Automatic 4-spd 8-cyl, 5.0 L, Manual 5-spd 8-cyl, 5.0 L, Automatic 4-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L, Manual 5-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L and Automatic 4-spd 8-cyl, 6.5 L.

The 1996 Chevrolet Pickup 2500 2WD Automatic 4-spd 8-cyl, 5.0 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Standard Pickup Trucks car class.

The 1996 Chevrolet Pickup 2500 2WD Manual 5-spd 8-cyl, 5.0 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Standard Pickup Trucks car class.

The 1996 Chevrolet Pickup 2500 2WD Automatic 4-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Standard Pickup Trucks car class.

The 1996 Chevrolet Pickup 2500 2WD Manual 5-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Standard Pickup Trucks car class.

The 1996 Chevrolet Pickup 2500 2WD Automatic 4-spd 8-cyl, 6.5 L runs on diesel and is in the Standard Pickup Trucks car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1996 Chevrolet Pickup 2500 2WD Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 1996 Chevrolet Pickup 2500 2WD is 15 miles per gallon.

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

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Automatic 4-spd 8-cyl, 5.0 L 15 14 17
Manual 5-spd 8-cyl, 5.0 L 15 14 18
Automatic 4-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L 15 13 17
Manual 5-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L 13 11 16
Automatic 4-spd 8-cyl, 6.5 L 16 15 18

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1996 Chevrolet Pickup 2500 2WD?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 1996 Chevrolet Pickup 2500 2WD is $4,410.

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 1996 Chevrolet Pickup 2500 2WD to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $10,550 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 4-spd 8-cyl, 5.0 L $4,150 spend $9,250 more
Manual 5-spd 8-cyl, 5.0 L $4,150 spend $9,250 more
Automatic 4-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L $4,150 spend $9,250 more
Manual 5-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L $4,800 spend $12,500 more
Automatic 4-spd 8-cyl, 6.5 L $4,800 spend $12,500 more

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1996 Chevrolet Pickup 2500 2WD Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 1996 Chevrolet Pickup 2500 2WD will consume in one year is 21 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 4-spd 8-cyl, 5.0 L 20
Manual 5-spd 8-cyl, 5.0 L 20
Automatic 4-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L 20
Manual 5-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L 23
Automatic 4-spd 8-cyl, 6.5 L 22

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 5 1996 Chevrolet Pickup 2500 2WD model options.

Automatic 4-spd 8-cyl, 5.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1996 Chevrolet Pickup 2500 2WD Automatic 4-spd 8-cyl, 5.0 L:

City MPG 14
Highway MPG 17
Combined MPG 15
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $9,250
Fuel Cost $4,150
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 20
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic 4-spd
Vehicle Class Standard Pickup Trucks
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Manual 5-spd 8-cyl, 5.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1996 Chevrolet Pickup 2500 2WD Manual 5-spd 8-cyl, 5.0 L:

City MPG 14
Highway MPG 18
Combined MPG 15
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $9,250
Fuel Cost $4,150
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 20
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Standard Pickup Trucks
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic 4-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1996 Chevrolet Pickup 2500 2WD Automatic 4-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L:

City MPG 13
Highway MPG 17
Combined MPG 15
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $9,250
Fuel Cost $4,150
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 20
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic 4-spd
Vehicle Class Standard Pickup Trucks
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Manual 5-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1996 Chevrolet Pickup 2500 2WD Manual 5-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L:

City MPG 11
Highway MPG 16
Combined MPG 13
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $12,500
Fuel Cost $4,800
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 23
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Standard Pickup Trucks
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic 4-spd 8-cyl, 6.5 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1996 Chevrolet Pickup 2500 2WD Automatic 4-spd 8-cyl, 6.5 L:

City MPG 15
Highway MPG 18
Combined MPG 16
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $12,500
Fuel Cost $4,800
Fuel Type 1 Diesel
ATV Type Diesel
Barrels of Petroleum 22
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic 4-spd
Vehicle Class Standard Pickup Trucks
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

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