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Old 02-17-2012, 08:37 PM
MrCompton MrCompton is offline
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Originally Posted by blk2011st View Post
What do you average in town? I fill up when i get to half tank, and this past fill up i got about 10.3mpg all city. I dont drive it much, but when i do, its all city driving. The highest i have gotten was 14mpg, and that was driving hwy pulling an empty 14ft trailer one way, and half a cord of firewood in the bed and half a cord on the trailer on the way back. I havent gotten to drive steady hwy (unloaded) for a long period of time yet, but i wonder if it would have that big of gap in mileage between city and hwy driving...
I can attest to this being true in my experience. When driving my 1997 1500 Ext Cab 4x4 5.2 on the freeway for 2 hours I used to get an honest 20-21mpg between 65-70 the entire way there and back. City was around 14-16 and 12mpg if I really got into the pedal. But switched to 32s and my bumper got damaged and had to be removed(waiting on extra cash to buy) and it's about 12mpg mixed....
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