1987 Chevrolet Sprint ER 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 Sprint ER.

The 1987 Chevrolet Sprint ER runs on regular gasoline and is in the Minicompact Cars 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 Sprint ER is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1987 Chevrolet Sprint ER Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 1987 Chevrolet Sprint ER gets up to 44 miles per gallon in the city, and 51 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 1987 Chevrolet Sprint ER is 47 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1987 Chevrolet Sprint ER?

The estimated fuel costs for the 1987 Chevrolet Sprint ER is $1,350 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 Sprint ER to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will save $4,750 on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1987 Chevrolet Sprint ER Consume?

The 1987 Chevrolet Sprint ER will consume roughly 6 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 Sprint ER.

City MPG 44
Highway MPG 51
Combined MPG 47
Save/Spend vs Average Car Save 4,750
Fuel Cost $1,350
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 6
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 3
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Minicompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

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.


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.

Link To or Reference This Page

We spend a lot of time collecting, cleaning, merging, and formatting the data that is shown on the site to be as useful to you as possible.

If you found the data or information on this page useful in your research, please use the tool below to properly cite or reference MPG Buddy as the source. We appreciate your support!

  • "1987 Chevrolet Sprint ER MPG and Fuel Economy". MPG Buddy. Accessed on July 1, 2022. http://mpgbuddy.com/cars/chevrolet/sprint-er/1987.

  • "1987 Chevrolet Sprint ER MPG and Fuel Economy". MPG Buddy, http://mpgbuddy.com/cars/chevrolet/sprint-er/1987. Accessed 1 July, 2022

  • 1987 Chevrolet Sprint ER MPG and Fuel Economy. MPG Buddy. Retrieved from http://mpgbuddy.com/cars/chevrolet/sprint-er/1987.