1986 Chevrolet Sprint MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 1986 Chevrolet Sprint.

The 1986 Chevrolet Sprint has 2 model options: Automatic 3-spd 3-cyl, 1.0 L and Manual 5-spd 3-cyl, 1.0 L.

The 1986 Chevrolet Sprint Automatic 3-spd 3-cyl, 1.0 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Minicompact Cars car class.

The 1986 Chevrolet Sprint Manual 5-spd 3-cyl, 1.0 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Minicompact Cars car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1986 Chevrolet Sprint Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 1986 Chevrolet Sprint is 38 miles per gallon.

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

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Automatic 3-spd 3-cyl, 1.0 L 35 34 38
Manual 5-spd 3-cyl, 1.0 L 40 37 45

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1986 Chevrolet Sprint?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 1986 Chevrolet Sprint is $1,675.

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 1986 Chevrolet Sprint to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will save $3,125 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 3-spd 3-cyl, 1.0 L $1,800 save $2,500
Manual 5-spd 3-cyl, 1.0 L $1,550 save $3,750

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1986 Chevrolet Sprint Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 1986 Chevrolet Sprint will consume in one year is 8 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 3-spd 3-cyl, 1.0 L 9
Manual 5-spd 3-cyl, 1.0 L 7

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2 1986 Chevrolet Sprint model options.

Automatic 3-spd 3-cyl, 1.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1986 Chevrolet Sprint Automatic 3-spd 3-cyl, 1.0 L:

City MPG 34
Highway MPG 38
Combined MPG 35
Save/Spend vs Average Car Save 2,500
Fuel Cost $1,800
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 9
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 3
Transmission Automatic 3-spd
Vehicle Class Minicompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Manual 5-spd 3-cyl, 1.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1986 Chevrolet Sprint Manual 5-spd 3-cyl, 1.0 L:

City MPG 37
Highway MPG 45
Combined MPG 40
Save/Spend vs Average Car Save 3,750
Fuel Cost $1,550
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 7
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 3
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Minicompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Disclaimer

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