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Old 03-24-2012, 04:04 PM
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Default First tank of gas. MPG not to bad

Just went through my first tank of gas and filled up and hand calculated the MPG with alot of full throttle blasts and city driving and a few longer hwy trips I was able to get 15.5 mpg and theres still under 400 miles on the truck ( 1500, CC, Hemi, 3.55 gears with 20" wheels. Over easter I will be taking a 300+ mile trip one way and will see what it gets at extended interstate drives. So far I'm pretty happy
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My old truck (05) had the 3.92 gears so I'm hoping this one with the 3.55 will do better.
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I just finished my first full tank as well. My first partial tank with a lot of goofing off, I pulled about the same as you 15.3. This weekend I put on about 400 miles, mostly interstate at 75mph. Averaged 18.7 mpg hand calculated for the trip. I'm pretty happy with it so far.
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op that sounds about right, i didn't see any "real mileage improvement aft engine had some miles. what i did find is the winter blend really kills mpg with these engines. these engines are very fuel efficient if you can keep your foot out of it.
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My first gas up was 13.8 MPG with a lot of city and 3 days of highway... Hopefully this goes up some as i only have 285 miles on this beast so far..
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That's pretty good, if you ask me. I just got done filling mine for the second time. I am averaging 13.4 with 3.92 gears. More city than highway and driving it pretty easy.
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Update on my mileage: fill up with 87oct. Non ethanol blend (89 is 10% ethanol at my station) drove 296 miles on interstate/country roads. Mixture of rolling hills and flat landand put 15.9 gal. In when i reached my destination. I drove between 70-80mph (mostly 75) which equalls 18.6mpg! Pretty damn good if you ask me.
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