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The Hemi's with MDS are great on mpg when you can keep the ECO light on and good control over the giggle foot activation.
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I've been getting 13-14 in my daily drive to work, and seems to be about 17 on the highway. Of course, I insisted on getting the 3.92 rear gear so I could get the anti-spin diff. That right there should tell you why my mileage is a bit low....I love the sound of that HEMI when I mash it. I didn't know it was possible to love a truck....until I got this one.

The good thing is....I really anticipate this truck getting better mileage towing my boat than my 4.7 did in my 2003 Dak. I only got about 12 mpg towing...hoping for 13-14 with the Ram.
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i think terrain and heaviness of ones foot are the main factors. i have 9k on mine and i get anywhere from 11-13 with or without the MDS engaged. so i figure my mpg's arent going to change, but i was able to get 16-17 on the highway with the MDS engaged. oh, and my wife was driving. :P
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That mileage is about right for the highway. I've been as high as 20 MPG when it's all highway. However you will see that drop if you do alot of stop and go driving with traffic lights. Nice to hear that your so pleased with the truck, I just love mine.
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That mileage is about right for the highway. I've been as high as 20 MPG when it's all highway. However you will see that drop if you do alot of stop and go driving with traffic lights. Nice to hear that your so pleased with the truck, I just love mine.
Yes I am very happy with the truck, still baby it, I never thought that I will own a Dodge since I drove the old ones from my old job (2000 to 2006)and they use to go to the mechanic a lot, especially after 100,000 (transmission). Dodge is a much better truck now. thanks for the response
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i think terrain and heaviness of ones foot are the main factors. i have 9k on mine and i get anywhere from 11-13 with or without the MDS engaged. so i figure my mpg's arent going to change, but i was able to get 16-17 on the highway with the MDS engaged. oh, and my wife was driving. :P
Yes my foot are very heavy, that was the reason for the lower MPG on my f150, I am on Central Texas and the terrain here is flat but I do a lot of driven on post (fort Hood) which is a slow moving traffic and 30m/h speed limit everywhere. I hope I can keep more than 11-13 city and 16-17 highway if not I will be happy regardless because now I own a HEMI!!!
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The Hemi's with MDS are great on mpg when you can keep the ECO light on and good control over the giggle foot activation.
LOL, thanks for the replay RootBeer, you r right its hard to keep the ECO light on i notice it today since we have so much power on our hands I mean Foot, lol).
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I think your mpg will decrease in time. My mpg was high when I first got it. I was told it takes a while for the mpg computer to gather enough info to be accurate. I went from 17 mpg to 13.5 city and 17 hw. I'm okay with my mpg cause it's a hemi!

I Hope I can keep it under control, but like you said it is a HEMI!!!!!
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