1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 1998 Mercedes-Benz C230.

The 1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 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 1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 gets up to 20 miles per gallon in the city, and 28 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 is 23 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1998 Mercedes-Benz C230?

The estimated fuel costs for the 1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 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 1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $4,500 more on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 Consume?

The 1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 will consume roughly 13 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 1998 Mercedes-Benz C230.

City MPG 20
Highway MPG 28
Combined MPG 23
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $4,500
Fuel Cost $3,200
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 13
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic 5-spd
Vehicle Class Compact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Mercedes-Benz Models from 1998

If you're interested in other Mercedes-Benz models from 1998, 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
CL600 14
S320 18
SL600 14
C43 17
S320 18
E320 Sedan 20
CL500 16
SL500 17
E320 Wagon 20
S320 18
S420 16
E300 Turbodiesel 26
C280 21
S500 16
ML320 17
CLK320 22
E320 Wagon 20
E320 Sedan 21
S320 18
S600 13


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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