1988 Sterling 825 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 Sterling 825.

The 1988 Sterling 825 has 2 model options: Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L and Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L.

The 1988 Sterling 825 Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Compact Cars car class.

The 1988 Sterling 825 Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Compact Cars car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1988 Sterling 825 Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 1988 Sterling 825 is 19 miles per gallon.

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

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L 18 16 21
Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L 19 17 22

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1988 Sterling 825?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 1988 Sterling 825 is $3,400.

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 Sterling 825 to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $5,500 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
Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L $3,500 spend $6,000 more
Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L $3,300 spend $5,000 more

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1988 Sterling 825 Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 1988 Sterling 825 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
Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L 17
Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L 16

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2 1988 Sterling 825 model options.

Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1988 Sterling 825 Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L:

City MPG 16
Highway MPG 21
Combined MPG 18
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $6,000
Fuel Cost $3,500
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 17
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic 4-spd
Vehicle Class Compact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1988 Sterling 825 Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L:

City MPG 17
Highway MPG 22
Combined MPG 19
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $5,000
Fuel Cost $3,300
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 16
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Compact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Disclaimer

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