1993 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 1993 Lotus Elan.

The 1993 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 1993 Lotus Elan is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1993 Lotus Elan Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 1993 Lotus Elan gets up to 20 miles per gallon in the city, and 28 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 1993 Lotus Elan is 23 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1993 Lotus Elan?

The estimated fuel costs for the 1993 Lotus Elan is $3,200 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 1993 Lotus Elan to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $4,500 more on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1993 Lotus Elan Consume?

The 1993 Lotus Elan will consume roughly 13 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 1993 Lotus Elan.

City MPG 20
Highway MPG 28
Combined MPG 23
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $4,500
Fuel Cost $3,200
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 13
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Two Seaters
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Related Lotus Models from 1993

If you're interested in other Lotus models from 1993, 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
Esprit Turbo 19

Disclaimer

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