2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder 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 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder.

The 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder has 4 model options: Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.4 L, Automatic (S4) 4-cyl, 2.4 L, Manual 6-spd 6-cyl, 3.8 L and Automatic (S5) 6-cyl, 3.8 L.

The 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.4 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Minicompact Cars car class.

The 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Automatic (S4) 4-cyl, 2.4 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Minicompact Cars car class.

The 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Manual 6-spd 6-cyl, 3.8 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Minicompact Cars car class.

The 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Automatic (S5) 6-cyl, 3.8 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Minicompact Cars car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder is 21 miles per gallon.

The table below breaks down the MPG for each model option:

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 19 26
Automatic (S4) 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 19 26
Manual 6-spd 6-cyl, 3.8 L 19 16 25
Automatic (S5) 6-cyl, 3.8 L 19 16 24

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder is $3,375.

The average fuel costs have 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.

Comparing a 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $5,375 more on fuel.

The table below shows the fuel costs and 5-year save/spend for each model option:

Model Option Fuel Cost 5-Year Save/Spend
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.4 L $2,850 spend $2,750 more
Automatic (S4) 4-cyl, 2.4 L $2,850 spend $2,750 more
Manual 6-spd 6-cyl, 3.8 L $3,900 spend $8,000 more
Automatic (S5) 6-cyl, 3.8 L $3,900 spend $8,000 more

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder will consume in one year is 15 barrels.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.

Model Option Barrels
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.4 L 14
Automatic (S4) 4-cyl, 2.4 L 14
Manual 6-spd 6-cyl, 3.8 L 16
Automatic (S5) 6-cyl, 3.8 L 16

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 4 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder model options.

Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.4 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.4 L:

City MPG 19
Highway MPG 26
Combined MPG 22
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $2,750
Fuel Cost $2,850
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 14
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Minicompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic (S4) 4-cyl, 2.4 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Automatic (S4) 4-cyl, 2.4 L:

City MPG 19
Highway MPG 26
Combined MPG 22
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $2,750
Fuel Cost $2,850
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 14
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic (S4)
Vehicle Class Minicompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Manual 6-spd 6-cyl, 3.8 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Manual 6-spd 6-cyl, 3.8 L:

City MPG 16
Highway MPG 25
Combined MPG 19
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $8,000
Fuel Cost $3,900
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 16
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Manual 6-spd
Vehicle Class Minicompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic (S5) 6-cyl, 3.8 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Automatic (S5) 6-cyl, 3.8 L:

City MPG 16
Highway MPG 24
Combined MPG 19
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $8,000
Fuel Cost $3,900
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 16
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic (S5)
Vehicle Class Minicompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Disclaimer

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.

MPG Buddy does not guarantee the accuracy of this data, nor are we liable for any decisions made by referencing this data. Make sure to contact the specific car manufacturer to confirm accuracy.

Link To or Reference This Page

We spend a lot of time collecting, cleaning, merging, and formatting the data that is shown on the site to be as useful to you as possible.

If you found the data or information on this page useful in your research, please use the tool below to properly cite or reference MPG Buddy as the source. We appreciate your support!

  • "2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder MPG and Fuel Economy". MPG Buddy. Accessed on May 24, 2022. http://mpgbuddy.com/cars/mitsubishi/eclipse-spyder/2008.

  • "2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder MPG and Fuel Economy". MPG Buddy, http://mpgbuddy.com/cars/mitsubishi/eclipse-spyder/2008. Accessed 24 May, 2022

  • 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder MPG and Fuel Economy. MPG Buddy. Retrieved from http://mpgbuddy.com/cars/mitsubishi/eclipse-spyder/2008.