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Old 02-04-2012, 09:32 AM
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I've had my new 2012 RAM 1500 express hemi since 12/31 (about five weeks), and let me say, I'm thoroughly impressed with the gas mileage compared to my previous vehicle, a 2006 Dakota 4.7l v8. I'm still driving around on a quarter tank from when I filled up about three weeks ago. I don't have any hard numbers for comparison, but that wouldn't be the case in my old truck. It must be the cylinder deactivation.
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What size tank was on your old Dakota and what size tank is on your new Ram? My Ram will burn off a quarter and a half before my wifes F150 burns off a quarter, BUT we are talking about 2 different motors and the F150 holds 5 gallons more then my Ram.
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I hear the mileage improves with miles too
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What size tank was on your old Dakota and what size tank is on your new Ram? My Ram will burn off a quarter and a half before my wifes F150 burns off a quarter, BUT we are talking about 2 different motors and the F150 holds 5 gallons more then my Ram.
My guess is you also have a foot made of a heavier substance than your wife as well...
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