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Old 02-09-2009, 12:36 PM
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I have an 02 ram with 4.7L and am getting 15.8mpg according to the on-board computer, but I drive like a gramps most the time. On my 02 it definitely does not have cylinder deactivation. I dont believe the 4.7 does now either. The hemi may cost more out the door, but it is gonna have better power, a better tow rating, and with the cylinder de-activation device will probably achieve better fuel economy. Not so much around town really, but on trips and such you will probably notice a substantial difference. If most of your driving is in-town, I wouldnt really expect to save much from fuel de-activation as you're mostly stop and go and it will not de-activate anything.
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