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Old 04-16-2012, 10:27 AM
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Default Tow button...

I have noticed with the tow button on the rpm's jump up. I know this is to make towing easier and more responsive. But is it worth the drop in MPG's? If you leave it off and manualy shift into a lower gear if needed. Would you get better MPG's while towing? I've towed my travel trailer twice since I bought this truck and when going over big hills/mountains it tows better with it on but appears that the MPG's are not nearly as good. Over smaller hills or what I call a "flat West Virginia road" I don't see much of a difference other than the real time MPG gauge. How many of you leave it on the complete time your towing.
BTW my the TT is probably around 6k when loaded down.
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