1987 Rolls-Royce Continental MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 1987 Rolls-Royce Continental.

The 1987 Rolls-Royce Continental has 3 model options: Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L, Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L and Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L.

The 1987 Rolls-Royce Continental Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

The 1987 Rolls-Royce Continental Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

The 1987 Rolls-Royce Continental Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1987 Rolls-Royce Continental Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 1987 Rolls-Royce Continental is 9 miles per gallon.

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

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L 8 7 9
Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L 9 8 10
Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L 9 8 10

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1987 Rolls-Royce Continental?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 1987 Rolls-Royce Continental is $7,233.

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 1987 Rolls-Royce Continental to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $24,667 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
Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L $7,800 spend $27,500 more
Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L $6,950 spend $23,250 more
Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L $6,950 spend $23,250 more

The 1987 Rolls-Royce Continental 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
Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L $7,700
Model Option Gas Guzzler Tax
Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L $7,700
Model Option Gas Guzzler Tax
Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L $7,700

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1987 Rolls-Royce Continental Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 1987 Rolls-Royce Continental will consume in one year is 34 barrels.

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

Model Option Barrels
Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L 37
Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L 33
Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L 33

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 3 1987 Rolls-Royce Continental model options.

Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1987 Rolls-Royce Continental Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L:

City MPG 7
Highway MPG 9
Combined MPG 8
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $27,500
Gas Guzzler Tax $7,700
Fuel Cost $7,800
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 37
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic 3-spd
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1987 Rolls-Royce Continental Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L:

City MPG 8
Highway MPG 10
Combined MPG 9
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $23,250
Gas Guzzler Tax $7,700
Fuel Cost $6,950
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 33
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic 3-spd
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1987 Rolls-Royce Continental Automatic 3-spd 8-cyl, 6.8 L:

City MPG 8
Highway MPG 10
Combined MPG 9
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $23,250
Gas Guzzler Tax $7,700
Fuel Cost $6,950
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 33
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic 3-spd
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Disclaimer

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