2008 Mercedes-Benz CL550 MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2008 Mercedes-Benz CL550.

The 2008 Mercedes-Benz CL550 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 2008 Mercedes-Benz CL550 is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2008 Mercedes-Benz CL550 Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2008 Mercedes-Benz CL550 gets up to 14 miles per gallon in the city, and 21 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2008 Mercedes-Benz CL550 is 17 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2008 Mercedes-Benz CL550?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2008 Mercedes-Benz CL550 is $4,350 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 2008 Mercedes-Benz CL550 to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $10,250 more on fuel.

The 2008 Mercedes-Benz CL550 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 2008 Mercedes-Benz CL550 is 17 miles per gallon, and according to the current tax for each level of MPG, you can expect to pay a tax of $3,000 per year.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2008 Mercedes-Benz CL550 Consume?

The 2008 Mercedes-Benz CL550 will consume roughly 18 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 2008 Mercedes-Benz CL550.

City MPG 14
Highway MPG 21
Combined MPG 17
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $10,250
Gas Guzzler Tax $7,700
Fuel Cost $4,350
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 18
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic 7-spd
Vehicle Class Compact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Mercedes-Benz Models from 2008

If you're interested in other Mercedes-Benz models from 2008, 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
E63 AMG 15
GL450 4matic 15
CLK63 AMG 14
E350 19
SLK350 19
SL55 AMG 14
SLR 13
C300 21
CLK350 (Cabriolet) 20
R350 17
CLK550 (Cabriolet) 17
G55 AMG 12
C350 20
CLS550 16
S550 16
CLK550 17
CL63 AMG 14
CLK350 20
C63 AMG 15
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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