It all depends on how you drive, the wieght, tire size, what kind of driving you do and so on. I would say during the winter(worse mileage) anywhere from 14-20mpg. Any other time of year should be about 1-2mpg better than winter.
I average an honest 20mpg with my Dmax. Depending on my driving I've seen 18-22mpg per tank when empty. Hey captainmal, how about an honest opinion/comparison of that new Dodge you're driving. Edited by: GMCTRUCK
KRASH610 running solo, the first tank I got 17.3 (17.1 DIC), second tank I got 16.1 (16.4 DIC) same pump, 50/50 city highway, running Primrose 409 and a fair amount of idling. Oh, and on the second tank I lost about a gallon doing my post OEM filter install. Much better than my '02 8.1L.
My 04 had about 800 miles on it when I went home from college last weekend. I got 20.5 mpg, and it would be really neat if that came up as it got broke in. That was all highway averaging about 60-62 mph.
On a trip from Cleveland, Ohio to Gainesville, Florida, I got a high of 22.77 MPG. This was fuel stop to highway, to fuel stop. No idleing or city driving in between, 65 to 75 MPH. Most tanks were around 19.8 MPG driving 75-80+ MPH!!. I got 18 MPG on a 400 mile tank tooling around the Gainesville area.
I did a run to San Antonio from Houston, down there I was getting 18.9 with mild wind blowing and on the way back was getting 20.2 with about the same wind. Also had the cruise set at 75 mph both ways and coming back we were loaded with x-mas junk.haha
I don't know if a few of us have gotten magic trucks or what, or if the stars were aligned, because I've gotten a best of 25MPG. On seperate occasions I have gotten 24.3 and 23.7MPG.. with stock tires and just a K&N filter, straight piped exhaust. This is running under 2k RPM's on the freeway (speed limits on that trip were 90 - 100 km/h).
Average I get about 19, half highway half town, I live in a rural area, have a light truck (reg. cab) and a handshaker so I guess that helps it be a bit more efficient too.. Even with big tires on, calculating for tire size I can get 22 when I try.
I've gotten an over-all average of 18.2 mpg in the 28 months that I've been driving my truck. I typically get 18-20 mpg empty in the warm months and 14-16 towing my 6x12x6 enclosed trailer. I've been getting 15-16 mpg empty the last couple of months on "winterized fuel"
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