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Old 07-12-2012, 08:52 PM
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Hey guys just wondering what other people are getiing for mileage while towing a travel trailer. My trailer weighs around 4200 lbs loaded. I just came back from a trip close to 500 miles using my tow haul only and got 13 mpg. Or 21.5L/ 100 km Didn't think it was that bad.
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Yea that sounds about right. I towed a 24 foot, 6,000 pound enclosed trailer from RI to Washington DC and back with lots of Highway and city and my mileage was around 10 to 13 mpg.
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Pulling around 9 mpg towing a 23 foot travel trailer. I'd love to get 13!!
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Pulling around 9 mpg towing a 23 foot travel trailer. I'd love to get 13!!
Me too! I've had it as low as 7 mpg and as high as 10 mpg pulling my travel trailer.

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well i Guess i have nothing to complain about. I used my tow haul selector and once i got going on a flat run it held in fourth gear. I was using 89 octane. truck runs and pulls much better with better gas
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WOW...I have a Mega Cab with the Hemi and I hope I get that kind of mileage....
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Just got home from another trip. Average was 20.0L/100km. set the cruise at 98km/h or 60 mph. it went through the gears and held in fourth most of the way
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Pulling a 8000# travel trailer getting around 9-10mpg.
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I pull a 7500lb 29ft travel trailer when loaded and get 7-10 mpg depending in if there is allot of mountains or flat.
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I am averaging 14 MPG towing a 3K Aliner (pop-up), so no aerodynamic drag.
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