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Old 01-21-2014, 01:55 PM
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I just recently traded my 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 V8 Hemi 4x2 for a 2013 with the 6 speed transmission. My 2011 with 48k miles was getting 20-21 mpg on the highway, my 2013 was getting around 17.5-18 mpg until my first oil change last Friday at 7200 miles, 800 miles shy of the factory suggested oil change at 8000 miles. I drove 400 miles yesterday 40% on interstate at 75 mph and 60% on state highways at 63 mph and averaged 20.0 mpg. Can I expect to get better fuel mileage as the engine continues to break-in?
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I don't know about Ga , but up here in Maine "winter gas" sucks and gives about 2 mpg less. No 2 Rams are alike, some just seem to be economy friendly, others more hungry. My friend's 06 QC 4X4 Laramie will get 22 mph on the highway, seems to go into MDS easily and stay there. My 05 without MDS and a bunch of mods, struggles to get 16 mpg winter, 18 summer. It could be a different axle ratio, between your old and new Rams. If you are getting 20 mpg on a trip, pretty darned good.
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Hello and welcome.... Like stated above winter gas does drop your mpgs down.... At least it does for me

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Hello and welcome to the forum, glad to have you join our community here and congrats on your truck, we'd love to see some pics of your ride! A lot of variables to consider when it comes to mpg's, winter gas as has been mentioned, driving style to name just a couple but I imagine as your truck breaks in it your fuel mileage should increase somewhat. Lots of great people, info and conversation here so any help you need, just ask and I hope you enjoy the site!

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