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Old 01-21-2010, 01:00 AM
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Location: MD
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Vehicle: 2009 Dodge Ram 1500
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Engine: 2009-2010 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
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It's a balance of higher speed and lower fuel consumption- up to a certain point, the small amount of gas that it takes to move the truck a couple miles per hour (or km/h) faster is worth it in terms of efficiency. Of course, after that point, the increase in speed won't offset the increase in fuel consumption.

I get the best fuel mileage in my '09 at about 70mph (112 km/h).
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