1985 Pontiac Sunbird Wagon 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 Pontiac Sunbird Wagon.

The 1985 Pontiac Sunbird Wagon has 4 model options: Manual 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L, Automatic 3-spd 4-cyl, 1.8 L, Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.8 L and Manual 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L.

The 1985 Pontiac Sunbird Wagon Manual 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Small Station Wagons car class.

The 1985 Pontiac Sunbird Wagon Automatic 3-spd 4-cyl, 1.8 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Small Station Wagons car class.

The 1985 Pontiac Sunbird Wagon Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.8 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Small Station Wagons car class.

The 1985 Pontiac Sunbird Wagon Manual 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Small Station Wagons car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1985 Pontiac Sunbird Wagon Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 1985 Pontiac Sunbird Wagon is 25 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, 2.0 L 25 22 29
Automatic 3-spd 4-cyl, 1.8 L 24 21 29
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.8 L 26 23 32
Manual 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L 26 23 32

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1985 Pontiac Sunbird Wagon?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 1985 Pontiac Sunbird Wagon is $2,475.

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 Pontiac Sunbird Wagon to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $875 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, 2.0 L $2,500 spend $1,000 more
Automatic 3-spd 4-cyl, 1.8 L $2,600 spend $1,500 more
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.8 L $2,400 spend $500 more
Manual 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L $2,400 spend $500 more

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1985 Pontiac Sunbird Wagon Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 1985 Pontiac Sunbird Wagon 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, 2.0 L 12
Automatic 3-spd 4-cyl, 1.8 L 12
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.8 L 11
Manual 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L 11

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 4 1985 Pontiac Sunbird Wagon model options.

Manual 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1985 Pontiac Sunbird Wagon Manual 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L:

City MPG 22
Highway MPG 29
Combined MPG 25
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $1,000
Fuel Cost $2,500
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 12
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 4-spd
Vehicle Class Small Station Wagons
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic 3-spd 4-cyl, 1.8 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1985 Pontiac Sunbird Wagon Automatic 3-spd 4-cyl, 1.8 L:

City MPG 21
Highway MPG 29
Combined MPG 24
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $1,500
Fuel Cost $2,600
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 12
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic 3-spd
Vehicle Class Small Station Wagons
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.8 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1985 Pontiac Sunbird Wagon Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.8 L:

City MPG 23
Highway MPG 32
Combined MPG 26
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $500
Fuel Cost $2,400
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 11
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Small Station Wagons
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Manual 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1985 Pontiac Sunbird Wagon Manual 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L:

City MPG 23
Highway MPG 32
Combined MPG 26
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $500
Fuel Cost $2,400
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 11
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 4-spd
Vehicle Class Small Station Wagons
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Disclaimer

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