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Old 03-22-2012, 10:42 AM
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filled up tuesday for $90 and i averaged 13 mpg! i knew what i was getting into but jeez, i dont want to experience it all the time! maybe a new hemi?? thats my biggest question, to you guys with the newer dodges, are the mpg waayy better than my 08? maybe even have to get a different make!!
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Old 03-22-2012, 11:15 AM
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I wish I got 13.2 you are getting 2 more then I am.
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Old 03-22-2012, 12:12 PM
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I average 16.8-17.4 mpg hand calculated. When my wife drives it she averages 19.8 mpg.
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Old 03-22-2012, 12:19 PM
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yea i want a 4x4 to but i knew i was gonna suffer so i got a 2wd...my truck is all stock(tires, rims too) the new hemis just seem like tahts where its at... i shouldve paid the extra 3k when i bought mine so i couldve gotten a new one....dam
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try keeping ur foot out of it unless necessary and using cruise control more when u can
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I am so glad that since gas prices have gone up the weather here has gotten good enough to take my motorcycle to work at least 2 days a week so that is saving me a ton of money!
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You may be disappointed... my 2010 5.7 gets that many MPG's or less in most cases. All highway is much better, but if you actually use your truck (towing, not driving like a 'blue-hair') like I do then don't expect much better. IMO it wouldn't be worth switching trucks if you're just doing it for the MPG.
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you could do some performance upgrades like headers, cold air intake, bed cover, tuning chip, better tires, and other things.
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Mine is usually 16-17 too, half highway half city with all my mods.
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I got less than 12 mpg city all winter, compared to the american gallon that would be 10 mpg per U.S, I would take 13.2 LOL. My dad has an 08 laramie with the hemi and mds, he says his with mds is no better on fuel than this 04 that I bought off of him last september, he owned both at the same time for 3 years to compare, and did the same type of driving, if anything the 08 saw alot more hwy. I know you have an 08 and are asking about the new ones I was just comparing no mds to mds..
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