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Slight drop in fuel mileage

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I have noticed a slight drop in gas mileage. Not much, 1-1.5 mpg average over the past month. Could it be the colder weather setting in???

Not too sure what to expect since this is my first Diesel.
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probably winter diesel, the mix is different and you will lose a little mileage.

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probably winter diesel, the mix is different and you will lose a little mileage.
Come November my mileage always starts to go down between the fuel and the increased idle/longer warmups (a colder engine doesn't run as efficiently).

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Definately more idel time for warm up but I know my mileage drops due to tire selection during winter as well.

I run a softer mud terrain with studs and siping (sp?). Also lower tire pressure for better tread contact seems to impact the fuel economy.

I have 60,000 km's or about 40,000 miles on my CC 4x4.
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