1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D 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 300D.

The 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D runs on diesel 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 300D is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D gets up to 22 miles per gallon in the city, and 27 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D is 24 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D?

The estimated fuel costs for the 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D 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 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $4,500 more on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D Consume?

The 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D will consume roughly 15 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 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D.

City MPG 22
Highway MPG 27
Combined MPG 24
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $4,500
Fuel Cost $3,200
Fuel Type 1 Diesel
ATV Type Diesel
Barrels of Petroleum 15
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic 4-spd
Vehicle Class Compact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

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
420SEL 15
190D 2.5 28
300SDL 20
560SEL 13
190E 2.6 18
190D 2.5 Turbo 26
300E 18
190E 2.3-16 19
190E 2.3 20
560SL 14
300TD 22
190D 2.5 28
190E 2.3-16 19
260E 19
560SEC 13
190E 2.3 21

Disclaimer

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