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Old 01-10-2014, 01:34 PM
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Maybe shoulda got the Diesel after all?
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Oh man...this thing sucks gas! 1200 miles pulling snowmobiles and only got 9.3mpg!!! I must be doing something wrong...
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Old 01-10-2014, 01:48 PM
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Maybe shoulda got the Diesel after all?
Well...maybe ur right for the mpg, but diesels def wouldn't have enjoyed the short 1m daily drive I do to commute to the train. In the end, it's still better mileage than my hot rod gets, and it sure is damn comfortable to be looking down on suburbans,
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Old 01-10-2014, 02:18 PM
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1M! Wow, you hardly even get the oil warmed up. You should probably ride a bike when the weather allows and save the fuel. My distance to work is 4M. I leave the diesel at home when the weather cooperates. Great to be so close.
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Old 01-10-2014, 04:30 PM
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1M! Wow, you hardly even get the oil warmed up. You should probably ride a bike when the weather allows and save the fuel. My distance to work is 4M. I leave the diesel at home when the weather cooperates. Great to be so close.
Dude... 1m to train for 45m ride...I'll take ur 4 any day!
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Old 01-10-2014, 06:00 PM
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1000 miles on my '14 F150 4x4 w/ ecoboost

Mileage has not been as good as i anticipated
Hwy- 18 @ 75-80 mph
around town - 16-16.5

First towing will be this weekend with a trailer loaded down with firewood. Looking forward to having 100 more HP vs the last time I made a wood run with my '06 Tundra 4x4.
I have about 2800 miles on mine. I'm averaging ~15.5@ 75mph on the highway, and in the 13's around town. Mileage has been very poor...
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Old 01-10-2014, 06:36 PM
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I'm getting substantially better mileage with the Denali. After reading the last couple posts, glad I picked it.
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Old 01-10-2014, 07:30 PM
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I was with an F 150 that was getting 16ish mpg. The F250 is the 6.2L, 275/65/20 tires...3.73 gears, 2 place Flo clamshell trailer, prob 2k lbs loaded. I was in 4x4 only about 100 miles total and never faster than 50mph. Highway driving was between 70 and 72mph, on I87 through mountains. I was noticing it liked 65mph much better. It's huge diff vs my Tundra, with no giddyup, but can pull a house! I'm hoping motor breaks in and mileage improves, but it'll never be the Eco boost
If it makes you feel any better, my eco-boost F-150 only gets 11 highway pulling my X-star.
Probably the combo of 6.2 engine with 3.73 gears going over 70 mph = 9 mpg.
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Old 01-10-2014, 07:37 PM
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I'm getting substantially better mileage with the Denali. After reading the last couple posts, glad I picked it.
That was a marvelous selection, Scott

The worse mileage I saw towing was around 12 with my wife's rig with the 6.2L.
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Old 01-10-2014, 08:13 PM
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I have about 2800 miles on mine. I'm averaging ~15.5@ 75mph on the highway, and in the 13's around town. Mileage has been very poor...
Yikes. With my 5.0 f150 I was getting almost 15mpgs pulling a boat!!! My highway averages at 70-75 were 20-22mpgs. 17.5 was the average shown on the info screen for my mixed economy. Youll get a slight bump when the engine breaks in, just have to stay out of the boost!
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Old 01-10-2014, 08:23 PM
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That was a marvelous selection, Scott

The worse mileage I saw towing was around 12 with my wife's rig with the 6.2L.
I got 14.5 going though the mountains. Trailer weighed in at nearly 8400lbs + what was loaded in the box. And believe you me, I don't have a light foot.
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