1988 Porsche 911 Carrera MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 1988 Porsche 911 Carrera.

The 1988 Porsche 911 Carrera has 2 model options: Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 3.2 L and Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 3.2 L.

The 1988 Porsche 911 Carrera Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 3.2 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Minicompact Cars car class.

The 1988 Porsche 911 Carrera Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 3.2 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Minicompact Cars car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1988 Porsche 911 Carrera Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 1988 Porsche 911 Carrera is 19 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 6-cyl, 3.2 L 19 16 23
Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 3.2 L 18 14 24

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1988 Porsche 911 Carrera?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 1988 Porsche 911 Carrera is $4,000.

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 1988 Porsche 911 Carrera to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $8,500 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 6-cyl, 3.2 L $3,900 spend $8,000 more
Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 3.2 L $4,100 spend $9,000 more

The 1988 Porsche 911 Carrera is also subject to the Gas Guzzler Tax, which is a federal tax on vehicles that has a combined MPG of less than 22.5.

The tables below show how much you can expect to pay in Gas Guzzler taxes.

Model Option Gas Guzzler Tax
Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 3.2 L $2,600

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1988 Porsche 911 Carrera Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 1988 Porsche 911 Carrera will consume in one year is 17 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 6-cyl, 3.2 L 16
Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 3.2 L 17

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2 1988 Porsche 911 Carrera model options.

Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 3.2 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1988 Porsche 911 Carrera Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 3.2 L:

City MPG 16
Highway MPG 23
Combined MPG 19
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $8,000
Fuel Cost $3,900
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 16
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Minicompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 3.2 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1988 Porsche 911 Carrera Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 3.2 L:

City MPG 14
Highway MPG 24
Combined MPG 18
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $9,000
Gas Guzzler Tax $7,700
Fuel Cost $4,100
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 17
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Minicompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Disclaimer

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