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3.0 Fuel and Mileage

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Why do people even show their 25 mile distance display.... It's not even close to a real number in reality!
Show me 100 miles or more.
Any one can "coast" the truck for 25-50 miles to have a mpg number that looks good, but isn't real world driving.

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1 hour ago, sldhead700 said:

Why do people even show their 25 mile distance display.... It's not even close to a real number in reality!
Show me 100 miles or more.
Any one can "coast" the truck for 25-50 miles to have a mpg number that looks good, but isn't real world driving.

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2 hours ago, sldhead700 said:

Why do people even show their 25 mile distance display.... It's not even close to a real number in reality!
Show me 100 miles or more.
Any one can "coast" the truck for 25-50 miles to have a mpg number that looks good, but isn't real world driving.

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Same reason they talk about how much they paid for the truck. You're not gonna get an honest answer with either topic. 

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Same reason they talk about how much they paid for the truck. You're not gonna get an honest answer with either topic. 
Agree!

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That's why I read this thread even though my truck has a 6.2.

Btw, my best 25 mile mpg is 33.1; 50 mile is 23.9; and 400 mile is 20.X.

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I took a trip from NC to NY in December. I typically drive 5-9 mph over the speed limit. Here is a true tank to tank mileage log. In mixed city driving the instrument panel typically shows 22-25 mpg. My best mileage occurs when I drive 55 mph. Very happy.

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I average 23-24 in the summer, its been about 20 this winter so far, but ive been pulling a small enclosed every weekend. Plus i have the 3.73 gears. I still average about 30 mpg on stricly highway at 55-60 mpg

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I have a new 2021 AT4 with the 3.0 diesel with 1,000 miles on it now.

 

Took a trip to the mountains and back this past weekend. On the way home down through the pass I got 45mpg on the 25 mile average. Obviously that's just for fun.

 

The whole 317 mile trip home averaged 25 mpg and an average speed of 64mph, stopped once to pee and didn't shut the truck off. 4 hours and 57 minute trip.

 

This was with a pretty good wind pushing me maybe 80% of the way too.

 

TBH I'm a little disappointed in it. I was hoping for an average of 30mpg since it was downhill (mostly) and a tailwind (mostly). I haven't hand calculated any MPG's yet and probably won't. 


The only thing I have added is a bed cover. 

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