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Old 02-04-2012, 08:45 AM
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Originally Posted by 954rrmike View Post
Im averaging around 15.2L/100km but it has been worse since winter. Also I need to drive very conservative to get that number. I don't think it would ever be possible to get what the truck is rated and someone should be suing these companies for false advertisement.
The mileage ratings are given out by Transport Canada here in Canada.
The ratings are to compare vehicles and don't really reflect real world mileage.
I heard Transport Canada puts the vehicles on a chassis dyno inside a building and simulates city and highway driving.
Then they come up with a ridiculous 26 MPG rating.
The EPA in the US uses a more realistic testing method and gets a 20 MPG rating for a Hemi Ram.
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