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Old 01-04-2013, 09:15 AM   #151
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Originally Posted by Shorestyle031 View Post

I now have over 1800 miles on the truck, and I am averaging 13.1 mpg 90/10 city/hwy. I am not a spirited driving at all. I am getting the oil changed next week, and bring up this mpg issue . Ill let you guys know what they tell me.
The good news is you put about half the mileage on your truck compared to the average driver. The bad news is you likely drive less than 10 miles per trip normally and as you said 90% of that is city miles, so your mpg's will also be much lower than average. Any of these engines will have very low mpg's for the first 10 miles, until everything gets warmed up including the transmission. Look at your trucks window sticker, and I'll bet you are just above the lower estimated numbers.
I also noticed you have a 3.31 axle, which is great for highway speeds but will take much engine grunt to get moving each time in city driving.

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Old 01-04-2013, 10:40 AM   #152
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Originally Posted by RockhoundF150 View Post

I guess if you post in a thread surprised that your truck is getting 30 to 50% less gas mileage than other people out there, you are a tiny little child and not a big tough "man." Right?

If you have nothing to add to this thread but a load of BS machismo, move on.
No, not a load of BS machismo....just frustration at the sheer amount of posts I've read about the same thing. Are there really this many issues out there with the EB models?

That and a little buzzed, I do apologize.

I too see my mpg tank once I hit the streets for extended periods of time but nothing below 14 so far. It is a little weird to have an engine all about efficiency only able to get even 14 around town when similar v6's I've had in trucks in the past got a little better.
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Old 03-03-2013, 10:43 AM   #153
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I never see over 17 hi way anymore. 14 in town
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