1997 Volvo 960 Wagon/V90 MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 1997 Volvo 960 Wagon/V90.

The 1997 Volvo 960 Wagon/V90 runs on premium gasoline and is in the Small Station Wagons 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 1997 Volvo 960 Wagon/V90 is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1997 Volvo 960 Wagon/V90 Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 1997 Volvo 960 Wagon/V90 gets up to 16 miles per gallon in the city, and 24 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 1997 Volvo 960 Wagon/V90 is 19 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1997 Volvo 960 Wagon/V90?

The estimated fuel costs for the 1997 Volvo 960 Wagon/V90 is $3,900 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 1997 Volvo 960 Wagon/V90 to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $8,000 more on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1997 Volvo 960 Wagon/V90 Consume?

The 1997 Volvo 960 Wagon/V90 will consume roughly 16 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 1997 Volvo 960 Wagon/V90.

City MPG 16
Highway MPG 24
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 Automatic 4-spd
Vehicle Class Small Station Wagons
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Volvo Models from 1997

If you're interested in other Volvo models from 1997, 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
850 Wagon 20
850 21
850 Wagon 21
850 20
960/S90 19
850 19
850 Wagon 19
850 21
850 Wagon 21


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