1996 Lexus ES 300 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 Lexus ES 300.

The 1996 Lexus ES 300 runs on regular gasoline and is in the Compact 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 1996 Lexus ES 300 is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1996 Lexus ES 300 Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 1996 Lexus ES 300 gets up to 18 miles per gallon in the city, and 26 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 1996 Lexus ES 300 is 21 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1996 Lexus ES 300?

The estimated fuel costs for the 1996 Lexus ES 300 is $3,000 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 1996 Lexus ES 300 to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $3,500 more on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1996 Lexus ES 300 Consume?

The 1996 Lexus ES 300 will consume roughly 14 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 1996 Lexus ES 300.

City MPG 18
Highway MPG 26
Combined MPG 21
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $3,500
Fuel Cost $3,000
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 14
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic 4-spd
Vehicle Class Compact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Lexus Models from 1996

If you're interested in other Lexus models from 1996, 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.

Model Combined MPG
SC 300/SC 400 18
GS 300 18
SC 300/SC 400 19
SC 300/SC 400 18
LS 400 19
LX 450 13

Disclaimer

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