1. Curious about your fuel mileage

    Camping Zone!
    I was just curious what folks were getting for mileage with their loaded trailers. I have always been curious what the ecodiesel would get towing a similar load, but, that would require the 3.92 gears to get about 8500# max towing. I have the 8 speed trans, 5.7, and 3.21 gears. On my last trip...
  2. 2012 Ram 1500, weak and horrible gas mileage

    2012 Dodge Ram Forum
    Hello all, So I was on my way back to KC when I noticed my truck started feeling like I had 7000lbs behind it. It just didn't want to go up hills or accelerate at all. Any incline and it would kick out of OD and fall on its face before finally wrapping up enough to hold 75MPH. It also...
  3. HELP!!!! Fuel Mileage Issues!!

    2013 Dodge Ram Forum
    I have a 2013 Express Crew Cab 2wd with about 98500 miles on it. When I first got the truck in 2015 I had 54700 miles on it and if I drove it right no speeding and no hot rodding I could easily get 17 in the city and 21/22 on the highway. Well at 89000 miles the cam went out in the truck and...
  4. Crappy gas mileage pulling trailer.

    2011 Dodge Ram Forum
    According to the truck computer, we get about 16l/100km (14.7mpg) gas usage on our 2011 Ram 1500 Sport. That's with the 5.7l Hemi. Not the greatest, but it could be worse. When we pull our camper, the mileage ends up being around 30l/100km (7.8mpg). That is crazy. The last camping trip we got...
  5. Odometer Check!

    2013 Dodge Ram Forum
    This happened today! I hit 60,000 miles (or 96,560km for our Canadian friends). It actually happened on the way to the post office to send my UOA sample in to Blackstone labs. I am also having a TBN done and will post the results. The Post Office said it should get there Monday so I hope to...
  6. 3.21 vs 3.55 mpg?

    2015 Dodge Ram Forum
    I am buying a 2015 RAM 1500 quad cab with a 3.6 liter v6 engine. What is the mileage difference between these axel sizes?
  7. Poor highway fuel economy with 2014 ram 1500 3.6L

    2014 Dodge Ram Forum
    Hi guys, I'm having the dreaded hard downshift issue from 2-1. It's really really frustrating. I'm taking it in to the dealer next week. I'm also experiencing pretty poor Highway fuel economy. In the city I'm beating the rated economy by a bit. The highway is not that good. I'm right around...
  8. Mileage issues?

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    Hello all. I am the proud new owner of a 2014 Ram 1500, and loving it. I am curoius about one thing though. The milage rating is supposed to be 15/22, with an average of 17mpg. After going through 2 tanks so far my gauges are saying I average about 11.9mpg. I am usually about half city driving...
  9. True Mileage Comparison: 6.4 Hemi VS 6.7 Cummins

    Dodge Power Wagon
    Guys, Need some help. I am so close to pulling the trigger on a 2015 PW Order. I am having some last minute reservations over MPG. I know that's not why you buy a PW, however, I don't want to be the worst MPG on the road either. I will be ultimately towing a small travel trailer ~ 5000...
  10. Ordering a 2015 Ram and Mileage

    2015 Dodge Ram Forum
    I am going to order a Ram and am considering one of the following configurations: 1.) Ram 1500 Laramie, 4x4, quad cab, 3.0 ED with 3.55 axle 2.) Ram 1550 Big Horn, 4x4, reg. cab, 5.7 Hemi with 3.21 axle My question is this: I have gone to the Ram webpage and noted that the weight of the regular...
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  12. 3000 mile Voodoo?

    Dodge Ram MPG Zone
    Hey there, New Cummins owner. Moved last week towing about 7000lbs in my trailer and another 800 in the truck bed. Started out with horrible gas mileage (from 5-8 depending on speed.) The truck turned 3000 miles and a signal light to see dealer for exhaust service comes on. I clear it, and...
  13. 05 ram 2500 st 5.7 hemi quad 4x4 shifting problem (Ithink)

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Hello All! Gkad to be here. I have an issue with mt 2005 Ram 2500 ST 4x4 Quad cab 5.7 Hemi. Hopefully somebody can help. When driving down the road, say on the highway, when I come to a hill(even a small one) I have to press on the gas pedal alot to get her to kick down. Even when I am in cruise...
  14. Gas mileage is killin me

    Dodge Ram MPG Zone
    Just got my new ram, but i'm getting 13.9 MPG (hemi). Now, I did expect it to be this low or lower, I'm just deciding on what MODS to do in order to get some relief. I know I'm going to get a tuner (Diablosport is what i've been reading the most about), a cold air intake, and change out the...
  15. 2012 Programmer/Tuner vs. Perf Chip Kit

    2012 Dodge Ram Forum
    Newbie Alert ... Newbie Alert ... I understand no programmer is yet available for my 2012 Longhorn 1500 becos no one outside of RAM has yet succeeded in hacking ... I mean reverse engineering .... the code for the ECU. Yet I see an advertisment fopr a very reasonably priced chip kit that...
  16. How many miles on your 3rd gen 4.7 L engine?

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Hi, All. I've only been here a couple of weeks, thanks for your help so far- its been great! Here's a different question that just comes out of being curious. I've been reading a lot about 2002 4.7L engines having issues with head gaskets. I wouldn't really know if its any more or any...
  17. Best Mods for a 2009 Dodge Ram

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 Hemi V8
    I tow a bass boat frequently and I am looking to enhance torque, mileage and horsepower both while towing and not towing. The truck is currently a stock 2009 ram 1500 5.7l Hemi V8. I was thinking of a Flowmaster exhaust and a K&N air intake, but wasn't sure if there was anything else I should...
  18. Tune Up = Worse Gas Mileage?

    5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics
    I just took my '09 RAM in and had the dealer perform a tune up, fuel delivery system service and misc. maintenance. Since the dealer performed service my highway mileage went from 20mpg to 15mpg and my in town mileage went from 16mpg to 12mpg. Spoke to dealer and their response was "none of...
  19. unbelievable gas mileage

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8
    Ok i have a `99 ram 1500 sport, the only mod i have done to it is the TB mod and im burning through gas at an alarming rate. i set the trip last time i filled up and i have gone about 20 miles n burned through about 1/4 tank of gas! when i go to my average fuel economy it shows 6.7 MPG!! can...
  20. Bigger tires worse mpg?

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Lifting
    i was looking to upgrading to 33's and was curious if they were going to effect my mileage a lot. right now i have the equivilant to 31 inch tires i think? they are 275/70/r16 i think? idk i was just curious...