1991 Lotus Elan MPG and Fuel Economy
On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 1991 Lotus Elan.
The 1991 Lotus Elan runs on premium gasoline and is in the Two Seaters 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 1991 Lotus Elan is, we have the information you need.
🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1991 Lotus Elan Get?
First off, the most commonly asked question. A 1991 Lotus Elan gets up to 21 miles per gallon in the city, and 29 miles per gallon on the highway.
The combined average MPG for the 1991 Lotus Elan is 24 miles per gallon.
💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1991 Lotus Elan?
The estimated fuel costs for the 1991 Lotus Elan is $3,100 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 1991 Lotus Elan to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $4,000 more on fuel.
🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1991 Lotus Elan Consume?
The 1991 Lotus Elan will consume roughly 12 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 1991 Lotus Elan.
|Save/Spend vs Average Car||Spend $4,000|
|Fuel Type 1||Premium|
|Barrels of Petroleum||12|
|Vehicle Class||Two Seaters|
Related Lotus Models from 1991
If you're interested in other Lotus models from 1991, 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.
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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