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Old 11-11-2010, 10:26 AM
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Does this sound about right for my 2.3L? I would think it would be better for in town driving.



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Old 11-11-2010, 10:40 AM
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I average, 25-29 in my 2.5L
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Old 11-11-2010, 11:01 AM
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just depends on driving habits. around how many rpms do you shift at, how fast you accelerate, hills you go up, what speed you cruise at.
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Old 11-11-2010, 11:26 AM
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I did a road trip last month and averaged 21.5mpg, the truck is a 3.0 with a 5-speed. Of course that has dropped down to 19mpg since I got back. I don't know what you should be getting but 21mpg is pretty good.
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Old 11-11-2010, 11:34 AM
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I did have a bunk of 2x8x14's in the back for about 50 miles, I'm sure that didn't help much.
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Old 11-11-2010, 12:51 PM
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Yeah, 21 does seem a bit low for a 4-cyl. but about spot-on for a 3.0 V6
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Old 11-11-2010, 01:49 PM
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My average is 25 mpg (min.) and 31 mpg (max.). All in town.
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Old 11-11-2010, 03:52 PM
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My average is 25 mpg (min.) and 31 mpg (max.). All in town.
and this is a 2.3L manual? anything special your doing?
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Old 11-11-2010, 04:02 PM
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I check the tires pressure every week. Oil changes every 3~3.5k miles. I drive carefully, trying not to brake much when I'm stuck in traffic, and not to floor it if I have the space. Replaced the tstat a while back because since the engine temp was not reaching its proper work temp., my mpg was not good enough.

I guess the only thing special I'm doing is that I don't use the AC.
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Old 11-11-2010, 06:13 PM
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I'm averaging 21.4 on my 2.3L all city driving with an automaitc. My truck isn't broken in yet so I hope it will bet better. I got 24.4 city/hwy on my last fuel up.

It sure beats the 14 mpg I got on my F-150
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Old 11-12-2010, 02:19 PM
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my truck isn't broken in yet so i hope it will bet better.
mine is!!!
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Old 11-12-2010, 02:24 PM
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^^ Lol! ^^
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Old 11-16-2010, 12:09 PM
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Originally Posted by terryduanemiller View Post
I average, 25-29 in my 2.5L
how? i just got 16! wtf am i doing wrong?!
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Old 11-16-2010, 08:15 PM
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Hell I just got 20.6 with my 4.0, granted there was a nice tail-wind.
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Old 11-16-2010, 08:16 PM
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Hell I just got 20.6 with my 4.0, granted there was a nice tail-wind.
Must have been one helluva tail wind
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