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Old 12-15-2013, 11:15 PM
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Like the latest ram commercials are advertising for 2014 rams?
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Old 12-15-2013, 11:38 PM
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Remember how it was "Uphill both ways" for Granpappy,i think with the truck that set those numbers,it's "downhill both ways",

Or they used the "old" Canuck gallon that used to be 160 oz or 4.54L
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Old 12-15-2013, 11:58 PM
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Old 12-16-2013, 01:36 AM
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no full size truck is going to get 34 mpg.
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Old 12-16-2013, 02:48 AM
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no full size truck is going to get 34 mpg.
There have been some early reports of the diesel getting close to that mpg, not a combined city/highway average but a highway average.
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Old 12-16-2013, 02:51 AM
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36 mpg!? I'm at 1/3 of that, and I love it
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maybe with the new diesel in a Ram 1500 Express Standard Cab with a tail wind
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Someone filed a law suit against Honda because their car didn't get anywhere near what Honda was advertizing. If you do some research you will find there are several claims against false fuel mileage advertizing throughout the industry. Late last year Ford was in court for the same reason.

False advertizing is all around us. Nobody has the money or legal resources to pursue any legal actions.

My 2013 RAM 5.7 Hemi only has 3500 miles on it. At 65 MPH on the highway I'm lucky to get 17 MPG so far, and I'm a very light-footed driver.
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Maybe in space you will see 36mpg.
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People do realize that they're getting the 36mpg with the 3.6L pentastar/8speed/3.21 gearing combo on the highway. The 5.7L has never been rated at 36mpg, but every manufacturer advertises their best fuel mileage with their most efficient combo, not with the specs of the most popular engine/build. Even in the commercial that I've seen they claim with the available V6 engine, so people need to pay better attention and have real world expectations with their vehicles.
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