1991 Volvo 240 MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 1991 Volvo 240.

The 1991 Volvo 240 has 2 model options: Automatic 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L and Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L.

The 1991 Volvo 240 Automatic 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Compact Cars car class.

The 1991 Volvo 240 Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Compact Cars car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1991 Volvo 240 Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 1991 Volvo 240 is 21 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 4-cyl, 2.3 L 20 18 23
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L 21 19 26

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1991 Volvo 240?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 1991 Volvo 240 is $3,075.

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 1991 Volvo 240 to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $3,875 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 4-cyl, 2.3 L $3,150 spend $4,250 more
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L $3,000 spend $3,500 more

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1991 Volvo 240 Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 1991 Volvo 240 will consume in one year is 15 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 4-cyl, 2.3 L 15
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L 14

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2 1991 Volvo 240 model options.

Automatic 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1991 Volvo 240 Automatic 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L:

City MPG 18
Highway MPG 23
Combined MPG 20
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $4,250
Fuel Cost $3,150
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 15
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic 4-spd
Vehicle Class Compact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1991 Volvo 240 Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L:

City MPG 19
Highway MPG 26
Combined MPG 21
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $3,500
Fuel Cost $3,000
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 14
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Compact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Disclaimer

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