Pontiac Sunburst MPG and Fuel Economy

Pontiac have been manufacturing models of Sunburst for 4 years, with the latest vehicle in 1989 having a combined MPG of 28.

The estimated fuel cost for the 1989 Pontiac Sunburst is $2,250 per year.

Government regulators have estimated that value based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

💵 Compared to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will save $250 on fuel driving a 1989 Pontiac Sunburst.

🛢 The Pontiac Sunburst will consume roughly 11 barrels of petroleum per year, using the standard estimate of 15,000 miles per year.

💨 For every mile driven, the Pontiac Sunburst will emit -1 grams of CO2, which is about -15,000 grams of CO2 per year.

🌳 To help you understand the impact of this, a normal tree will absorb around 21,000 grams of CO2 per year. This means that roughly 1 tree would be needed to offset emissions from the Pontiac Sunburst.

The table below is a complete list of the 8 Pontiac Sunburst fuel efficiency specifications we have data for.

Click any vehicle link to see a more detailed breakdown of the car, miles per gallon, emissions, and more.

Vehicle Combined MPG Fuel Cost
1989 Pontiac Sunburst 28 $2,250
1989 Pontiac Sunburst 33 $1,900
1988 Pontiac Sunburst 28 $2,250
1988 Pontiac Sunburst 33 $1,900
1987 Pontiac Sunburst 28 $2,250
1987 Pontiac Sunburst 33 $1,900
1986 Pontiac Sunburst 29 $2,150
1986 Pontiac Sunburst 34 $1,850

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