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Old 12-28-2011, 10:25 AM
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You're not gonna get very good mileage out of a full sized truck. There is no way around it. I think the newer trucks will get slightly better that what you're experiencing, but not much.

If you need better mileage, then you need to find a car that is not only smaller, but lighter and is sure to get the better milage.

I recently purchased a Honda Cr-Z. It's a 2 seat hybrid (of sorts) that goes like hell, and still gets 35+ MPG. I use it to run errands around town and just play...

My truck is my family hauler, and going back and forth to work rig

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The window sticker on my Ram claims 13cty 18hwy and it's pretty accurate.


I also own an 08 Malibu LTZ with a 4 banger mated to a 6 speed tranny, on the hwy at 70 mph it will get 39-42 mpg but we mostly drive it in the city and it averages 25 mpg....If a small car designed to get good fuel mileage can only average 25 mpg's there is no way a big heavy brick will get good mpg's.
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