2006 Mercedes-Benz R500 MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2006 Mercedes-Benz R500.

The 2006 Mercedes-Benz R500 runs on premium gasoline and is in the Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD 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 2006 Mercedes-Benz R500 is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2006 Mercedes-Benz R500 Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2006 Mercedes-Benz R500 gets up to 12 miles per gallon in the city, and 17 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2006 Mercedes-Benz R500 is 14 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2006 Mercedes-Benz R500?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2006 Mercedes-Benz R500 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 2006 Mercedes-Benz R500 to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $15,000 more on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2006 Mercedes-Benz R500 Consume?

The 2006 Mercedes-Benz R500 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.

Overview

The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2006 Mercedes-Benz R500.

City MPG 12
Highway MPG 17
Combined MPG 14
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $15,000
Fuel Cost $5,300
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 21
Drive 4-Wheel or All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic 7-spd
Vehicle Class Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Mercedes-Benz Models from 2006

If you're interested in other Mercedes-Benz models from 2006, 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
E350 (wagon) 19
S500 4matic 16
S65 AMG 14
E500 4matic 16
S600 13
SL65 AMG 14
SLK350 19
SL600 14
SLK280 21
CL65 AMG 14
C350 21
SLK350 19
E500 18
C230 21
ML350 16
G55 AMG 12
ML500 14
G500 12
SLR 13
CL600 14

Disclaimer

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