1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 1994 Mercedes-Benz C280.

The 1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 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 1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 gets up to 18 miles per gallon in the city, and 24 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 is 20 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1994 Mercedes-Benz C280?

The estimated fuel costs for the 1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 is $3,700 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 1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $7,000 more on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 Consume?

The 1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 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.


The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 1994 Mercedes-Benz C280.

City MPG 18
Highway MPG 24
Combined MPG 20
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $7,000
Fuel Cost $3,700
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 15
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic 4-spd
Vehicle Class Compact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Mercedes-Benz Models from 1994

If you're interested in other Mercedes-Benz models from 1994, 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
E500 16
E320 Sedan 19
S500 Sedan 14
SL600 13
C220 22
E320 Convertible 18
S600 Coupe 13
S600 Sedan 13
S350D 21
E320 Wagon 18
S320 18
E320 Coupe 19
SL320 18
S420 15
S500 Coupe 14
SL500 16
E420 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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