1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC.

The 1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC 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 1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC gets up to 12 miles per gallon in the city, and 16 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC is 14 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC?

The estimated fuel costs for the 1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC is $5,300 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 1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $15,000 more on fuel.

The 1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC 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 1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC is 14 miles per gallon, and according to the current tax for each level of MPG, you can expect to pay a tax of $5,400 per year.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC Consume?

The 1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC will consume roughly 21 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 1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC.

City MPG 12
Highway MPG 16
Combined MPG 14
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $15,000
Gas Guzzler Tax $7,700
Fuel Cost $5,300
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 21
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic 4-spd
Vehicle Class Compact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Mercedes-Benz Models from 1991

If you're interested in other Mercedes-Benz models from 1991, 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 19
230TE 20
230E 17
300E 15
300TE 17
300E 18
300SEL 16
190E 20
350SDL Turbo 21
190E 2.3 21
300D 2.5 Turbo 26
300SEL 15
300SEL 15
230E 20
420SEL 15
300SL 15
200E 20
300SEL 15
260E 16
300CE 18


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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