1998 Ford Taurus SHO MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 1998 Ford Taurus SHO.

The 1998 Ford Taurus SHO runs on premium gasoline and is in the Midsize 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 1998 Ford Taurus SHO is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1998 Ford Taurus SHO Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 1998 Ford Taurus SHO gets up to 15 miles per gallon in the city, and 23 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 1998 Ford Taurus SHO is 18 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1998 Ford Taurus SHO?

The estimated fuel costs for the 1998 Ford Taurus SHO is $4,100 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 1998 Ford Taurus SHO to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $9,000 more on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1998 Ford Taurus SHO Consume?

The 1998 Ford Taurus SHO will consume roughly 17 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.

Overview

The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 1998 Ford Taurus SHO.

City MPG 15
Highway MPG 23
Combined MPG 18
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $9,000
Fuel Cost $4,100
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 17
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic 4-spd
Vehicle Class Midsize Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Ford Models from 1998

If you're interested in other Ford models from 1998, 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.

Disclaimer

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