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Old 06-21-2013, 03:31 PM
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Originally Posted by MattsCraft View Post
Up I-75 south, Jelico Mountain pass at 65 mph running at 2500 RPM good enough

Compare Dodge 1500 at 3500 RPM lucky to get up to 60 MPH

I don't know the grade but it pretty much straight up hill about 5 miles, passing trucks doing about 35-45 with their flashers on lol

Also, pulled up this same hill with a rented 2500 gaser and it was running at 3500 to 4000 up this same hill when my 1st Toaureg was totaled. I also get 14 mpg towing and 29 all around mileage vs 8-12 in a gaser.

Trips to Norris run 78 down hill in 8th, drop to 7th up the hills at 70, running between 2000 and 2500 rpm respectively.
My Dodge pulled my X1 up Jelico way better than that. I was doing 70 the whole time. I cant remember the exact RPM's, but the truck wasn't struggling and I got 12 MPG for the trip.
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