1997 Lexus LX 450 MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 1997 Lexus LX 450.

The 1997 Lexus LX 450 runs on regular gasoline and is in the Special Purpose Vehicles 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 1997 Lexus LX 450 is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1997 Lexus LX 450 Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 1997 Lexus LX 450 gets up to 12 miles per gallon in the city, and 14 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 1997 Lexus LX 450 is 13 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1997 Lexus LX 450?

The estimated fuel costs for the 1997 Lexus LX 450 is $4,800 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 1997 Lexus LX 450 to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $12,500 more on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1997 Lexus LX 450 Consume?

The 1997 Lexus LX 450 will consume roughly 23 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 1997 Lexus LX 450.

City MPG 12
Highway MPG 14
Combined MPG 13
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $12,500
Fuel Cost $4,800
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 23
Drive 4-Wheel or All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic 4-spd
Vehicle Class Special Purpose Vehicles
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Lexus Models from 1997

If you're interested in other Lexus models from 1997, 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
ES 300 19
SC 300/SC 400 18
LS 400 19


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.

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