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Question Your MPG?

I know this question prob shoots up all the time but im new to the forum and want a diesel. What are you getting in city and highway. :thanks:
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I get right around 30 overall, best is 39 and worst is 24 with a trailer and more weight than I should have had.
It is an 81 PuP with a 2.2 and 5 speed, same as a Chevy LUV.
My sister rums a 6.5 and gets 22 most of the time, bobtail; pulling a 53 flat over the hill to the coast from Butte, Mt I logged 17 easing along with traffic.
A friend with a 6.2 goes most places at 80 gets 15 with a 1/2 ton.

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i have a 91 3/4 ton suburban with the 6.2 and added a turbo. it get around 20 in the city. the 1 ton in my sig used to get 22 24 on the hwy with the old 6.5... havent checked it with the 5.9 yet.

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I calculated it on a trip, and our 2001 duramax got 18.75 MPG highway, and it got 16.3 city/highway, mostly city. In the 568 RWHP tune

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I get roughly 19-20 on the highway, 15-16 in city. Thats usually at 400-500rwhp, depending on the tune i'm running. I have a heavy foot.
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When we went to the Smokin In the smokies and went to Graceland round trip was 2348 we used 116 gallon of fuel, this was running the average of 85 mpg and some 120 bursts,dyno time and drag strip playing mixed hwy and around Gatlinburg trips and pegion forge and around graceland, so 20.24 mpg this was also on level 6 on the ppe tuner we did a trip just before this with around 10,000 on th etrailer and was getting 18 mpg

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I get around 13 city and 16-18 hgwy. But I have an older truck. My last towing trip was with my goose neck trailer and one horse, and got 11.4 with some pretty decent grades on the drive. I was pretty happy with the truck overall. Once I get my IC installed, I might get more.

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I get roughly 19-20 on the highway, 15-16 in city. Thats usually at 400-500rwhp, depending on the tune i'm running. I have a heavy foot.

I am setting the same for a 400-500 hp. 18-20 highway and 15-17 city.

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totally stock i used to get 14-17 city and 18-21 highway. couple times i got around 22
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I am setting the same for a 400-500 hp. 18-20 highway and 15-17 city.
Same here, being that im a bit heavy footed

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