2018 Ford Mustang MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2018 Ford Mustang.

The 2018 Ford Mustang has 4 model options: Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L, Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 5.0 L, Automatic (S10) 4-cyl, 2.3 L and Automatic (S10) 8-cyl, 5.0 L.

The 2018 Ford Mustang Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

The 2018 Ford Mustang Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 5.0 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

The 2018 Ford Mustang Automatic (S10) 4-cyl, 2.3 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

The 2018 Ford Mustang Automatic (S10) 8-cyl, 5.0 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2018 Ford Mustang Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 2018 Ford Mustang is 22 miles per gallon.

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

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L 25 21 31
Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 5.0 L 18 15 25
Automatic (S10) 4-cyl, 2.3 L 25 21 32
Automatic (S10) 8-cyl, 5.0 L 19 16 25

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2018 Ford Mustang?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 2018 Ford Mustang is $2,950.

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 2018 Ford Mustang to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $3,250 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
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L $2,500 spend $1,000 more
Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 5.0 L $3,500 spend $6,000 more
Automatic (S10) 4-cyl, 2.3 L $2,500 spend $1,000 more
Automatic (S10) 8-cyl, 5.0 L $3,300 spend $5,000 more

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2018 Ford Mustang Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 2018 Ford Mustang will consume in one year is 14 barrels.

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

Model Option Barrels
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L 12
Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 5.0 L 17
Automatic (S10) 4-cyl, 2.3 L 12
Automatic (S10) 8-cyl, 5.0 L 16

💨 How Many Grams of CO2 Does a 2018 Ford Mustang Emit?

The 2018 Ford Mustang will emit an average of about 6,228,750 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 212 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2018 Ford Mustang.

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 4 2018 Ford Mustang model options.

Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2018 Ford Mustang Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L:

City MPG 21
Highway MPG 31
Combined MPG 25
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $1,000
Fuel Cost $2,500
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 12
Grams of CO2 5,355,000
Trees Needed to Offset 255
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 6-spd
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 5.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2018 Ford Mustang Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 5.0 L:

City MPG 15
Highway MPG 25
Combined MPG 18
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $6,000
Fuel Cost $3,500
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 17
Grams of CO2 7,245,000
Trees Needed to Offset 345
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Manual 6-spd
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic (S10) 4-cyl, 2.3 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2018 Ford Mustang Automatic (S10) 4-cyl, 2.3 L:

City MPG 21
Highway MPG 32
Combined MPG 25
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $1,000
Fuel Cost $2,500
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 12
Grams of CO2 5,295,000
Trees Needed to Offset 252
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic (S10)
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? Yes
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Automatic (S10) 8-cyl, 5.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2018 Ford Mustang Automatic (S10) 8-cyl, 5.0 L:

City MPG 16
Highway MPG 25
Combined MPG 19
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $5,000
Fuel Cost $3,300
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 16
Grams of CO2 7,020,000
Trees Needed to Offset 334
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic (S10)
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? Yes
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Disclaimer

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