1986 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 1986 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL.

The 1986 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL runs on diesel and is in the Midsize 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 1986 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1986 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 1986 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL gets up to 21 miles per gallon in the city, and 24 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 1986 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL is 22 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1986 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL?

The estimated fuel costs for the 1986 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL is $3,500 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 1986 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $6,000 more on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1986 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL Consume?

The 1986 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL 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.

Overview

The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 1986 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL.

City MPG 21
Highway MPG 24
Combined MPG 22
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $6,000
Fuel Cost $3,500
Fuel Type 1 Diesel
ATV Type Diesel
Barrels of Petroleum 16
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic 4-spd
Vehicle Class Midsize Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Mercedes-Benz Models from 1986

If you're interested in other Mercedes-Benz models from 1986, 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
190 19
560SL 14
190 20
190 28
190 19
190 20
560SEL 13
420SEL 15
300E 19
190 28
300E 18
560SEC 13

Disclaimer

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