1989 Porsche 944 Turbo MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 1989 Porsche 944 Turbo.

The 1989 Porsche 944 Turbo runs on premium gasoline and is in the Minicompact Cars car class.

Whether you are considering a purchase of the car, or just wanting to find out how economical and environmentally friendly (or un-friendly) your 1989 Porsche 944 Turbo is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1989 Porsche 944 Turbo Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 1989 Porsche 944 Turbo gets up to 17 miles per gallon in the city, and 24 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 1989 Porsche 944 Turbo is 20 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1989 Porsche 944 Turbo?

The estimated fuel costs for the 1989 Porsche 944 Turbo is $3,700 per year.

That value has 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.

If you were to compare a 1989 Porsche 944 Turbo to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $7,000 more on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1989 Porsche 944 Turbo Consume?

The 1989 Porsche 944 Turbo will consume roughly 15 barrels of petroleum per year, using the standard estimate of 15,000 miles per year.

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


The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 1989 Porsche 944 Turbo.

City MPG 17
Highway MPG 24
Combined MPG 20
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $7,000
Fuel Cost $3,700
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 15
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Minicompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Related Porsche Models from 1989

If you're interested in other Porsche models from 1989, you can find them in the table below. You can click the model link to find miles per gallon and emission information for that model.

Model Combined MPG
911 Carrera 4 16
928 S4 15
944 S2 18
928 S4 14
911 Carrera 18
911 Turbo 15
911 Carrera 14
944 18
928 S4 15
944 19
911 Carrera 19


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.

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