1987 Mercedes-Benz 260E MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 1987 Mercedes-Benz 260E.

The 1987 Mercedes-Benz 260E runs on premium 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 1987 Mercedes-Benz 260E is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1987 Mercedes-Benz 260E Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 1987 Mercedes-Benz 260E gets up to 17 miles per gallon in the city, and 22 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 1987 Mercedes-Benz 260E is 19 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1987 Mercedes-Benz 260E?

The estimated fuel costs for the 1987 Mercedes-Benz 260E is $3,900 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 1987 Mercedes-Benz 260E to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $8,000 more on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1987 Mercedes-Benz 260E Consume?

The 1987 Mercedes-Benz 260E will consume roughly 16 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 1987 Mercedes-Benz 260E.

City MPG 17
Highway MPG 22
Combined MPG 19
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $8,000
Fuel Cost $3,900
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 16
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic 4-spd
Vehicle Class Compact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Mercedes-Benz Models from 1987

If you're interested in other Mercedes-Benz models from 1987, 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
300D 24
190E 2.3-16 19
190E 2.3 21
300E 18
560SEL 13
560SL 14
300SDL 20
190E 2.6 18
420SEL 15
190D 2.5 Turbo 26
190D 2.5 28
300TD 22
190D 2.5 28
560SEC 13
190E 2.3 20
190E 2.3-16 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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