1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 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 Mercedes-Benz 500SL.

The 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 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 Mercedes-Benz 500SL is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SL Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SL gets up to 14 miles per gallon in the city, and 19 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SL is 16 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SL?

The estimated fuel costs for the 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SL is $4,600 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 Mercedes-Benz 500SL to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $11,500 more on fuel.

The 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SL is also subject to the Gas Guzzler Tax, which is a federal tax on vehicles that has a combined MPG of less than 22.5.

The combined average MPG for the 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SL is 16 miles per gallon, and according to the current tax for each level of MPG, you can expect to pay a tax of $3,700 per year.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SL Consume?

The 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SL will consume roughly 19 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 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SL.

City MPG 14
Highway MPG 19
Combined MPG 16
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $11,500
Gas Guzzler Tax $7,700
Fuel Cost $4,600
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 19
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic 4-spd
Vehicle Class Two Seaters
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Mercedes-Benz Models from 1993

If you're interested in other Mercedes-Benz 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
190E 2.6 20
300E 19
500E 16
400SEL 14
300SL 16
300TE 18
300E 2.8 19
500SEL 13
500SEC 13
300E 4Matic 17
600SL 13
300SL 17
190E 2.3 21
190E 2.6 20
400E 18
600SEL/SEC 12
300D 2.5 Turbo 26
300SE 15
300CE 19
190E 2.3 20


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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