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Old 09-16-2012, 03:09 PM
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Just wanted to pass along my quick mpg's had a 200 mile trip 95% hwy so I topped her off and checked when I got back. 204.5 miles, 10.4 gallons of gas= 19.66mpg. I'm pretty damn happy. Kept her at 67mph and was able to keep the mds on about 50% of the time. 2012 Express QC 4x4 with 3.55's and 2800 miles. Not to shabby for 390 hp
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Old 09-16-2012, 03:19 PM
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I believe if you take the same trip, same conditions. When your odometer is at 5,000 miles
You will get even better MPG
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Was about to post that, GT beat me to it lol, Agree with ^^^^^^^
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Old 09-16-2012, 03:28 PM
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I only have 2 wheel drive, but i carry about 800 pounds in my bed

I get 17.4 mpg at 77 mph when the outside temperature is over 110 degrees



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That is definitely some good numbers WIExpress! Congrats man and yes, those are impressive numbers for a 390hp Hemi bud. If you ever get the chance to drive at 55-60mph average, like I've done on some access roads for a good 20 minutes, you will be amazed with your ECO numbers even more. Again, especially for a 6000lb 4x4 Hemi!
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I am def. impressed, if there were a few less hills and she was broke-in a little more 20mpg could be done. Switching over to synthetic at 5000miles. Its funny cause my city mileage is all over the place, been as low as 12.4mpg and as high as 15.2. I guess I'll have to watch how many times I break her open, hard not to do.
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If you take it out of DRIVE in town, it will stay out of MDS, & your town/city driving will increase in MPG
MDS will kick in as soon as 28 MPH, then it kicks back out, then back in, doing so actually increases your use of gas
It also sounds funny at the lower speeds, 28 - 34 mph, people stare at you, not because of your nice looking Ram, they are staring at you because of the farting sounds

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My truck is evil, it wants to do 90, so the MDS so far has been useless for me. I still am getting 15-16mpg which is better than the 10mpg I got with my chevy 6.0 gas.
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I know how much throttle you give any vehicle makes a difference, but it seem like it is amplified in the hemi. Probably just because we drive em and notice it more, but when you get in the throttle a lot she drinks the gas.
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I just broke into the 20's mpg last check. 55/57 MPH w/cruise. REALLY PLEASED.
Electronics, love'em or hate'em, allow this HorsePower with fuel mileage.
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