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Old 01-23-2010, 04:04 PM
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Anyone with a 5.9l gas engine get only 10-11 MPG on the highway and only 8 back roads? I basically want to know what I should be getting.
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I'm getting at least that maybe a mile or two better .
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I have a 2500 and I can get about 300 kilometers on a half tank
I also have 33'' tires on it, no lift
When I do som major off roading she likes to suck fuel though
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My '99 with shortie headers and single flowmaster gets 15-16.
My '08 with MDS gets 12 driving it easy and gentle. I don't see how they advertise 20 in the new commercials.
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i had a 5.9 4x4 for 6 years
shortie headers with high flow cat ,no muffler ...made no diffrence,( made it sound like it had extra 100 bhp)mpg wise
did around 10-11mpg most of its life
once did 16 mpg
easy to get it to do under 10 mpg
here in the UK we pay around double the cost of usa gas which makes low mpg real nasty on the pocket
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Anyone with a 5.9l gas engine get only 10-11 MPG on the highway and only 8 back roads? I basically want to know what I should be getting.
My other Ram is a 97 5.9 with over 200,000 on the clock at this time it is resting in Mendocino Cal the last 50, 60000 Miles
done practically nothing to it I think one oil change, anyway from new it has consistently done 11, 12 around town 16,17 on freeway traveling at 65, 70 mph.
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i had a 96 model with the 5.9L best i ever got on the interstate was 13 mpg.
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