1985 Plymouth Colt MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 1985 Plymouth Colt.

The 1985 Plymouth Colt has 6 model options: Manual 4-spd 4-cyl, 1.5 L, Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.5 L, Automatic 3-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L, Automatic 3-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L, Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L and Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L.

The 1985 Plymouth Colt Manual 4-spd 4-cyl, 1.5 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

The 1985 Plymouth Colt Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.5 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

The 1985 Plymouth Colt Automatic 3-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

The 1985 Plymouth Colt Automatic 3-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

The 1985 Plymouth Colt Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

The 1985 Plymouth Colt Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1985 Plymouth Colt Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 1985 Plymouth Colt is 26 miles per gallon.

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

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Manual 4-spd 4-cyl, 1.5 L 33 31 36
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.5 L 30 27 35
Automatic 3-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L 22 21 24
Automatic 3-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L 22 21 24
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L 24 21 28
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L 24 21 28

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1985 Plymouth Colt?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 1985 Plymouth Colt is $2,817.

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 1985 Plymouth Colt to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $2,583 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 4-spd 4-cyl, 1.5 L $1,900 save $2,000
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.5 L $2,100 save $1,000
Automatic 3-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L $3,350 spend $5,250 more
Automatic 3-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L $3,350 spend $5,250 more
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L $3,100 spend $4,000 more
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L $3,100 spend $4,000 more

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1985 Plymouth Colt Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 1985 Plymouth Colt will consume in one year is 12 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 4-spd 4-cyl, 1.5 L 9
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.5 L 10
Automatic 3-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L 14
Automatic 3-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L 14
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L 12
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L 12

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 6 1985 Plymouth Colt model options.

Manual 4-spd 4-cyl, 1.5 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1985 Plymouth Colt Manual 4-spd 4-cyl, 1.5 L:

City MPG 31
Highway MPG 36
Combined MPG 33
Save/Spend vs Average Car Save 2,000
Fuel Cost $1,900
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 9
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 4-spd
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.5 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1985 Plymouth Colt Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.5 L:

City MPG 27
Highway MPG 35
Combined MPG 30
Save/Spend vs Average Car Save 1,000
Fuel Cost $2,100
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 10
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic 3-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1985 Plymouth Colt Automatic 3-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L:

City MPG 21
Highway MPG 24
Combined MPG 22
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $5,250
Fuel Cost $3,350
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 14
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic 3-spd
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Automatic 3-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1985 Plymouth Colt Automatic 3-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L:

City MPG 21
Highway MPG 24
Combined MPG 22
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $5,250
Fuel Cost $3,350
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 14
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic 3-spd
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1985 Plymouth Colt Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L:

City MPG 21
Highway MPG 28
Combined MPG 24
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $4,000
Fuel Cost $3,100
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 12
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1985 Plymouth Colt Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L:

City MPG 21
Highway MPG 28
Combined MPG 24
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $4,000
Fuel Cost $3,100
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 12
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Disclaimer

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