Real World Fuel Mileage

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by JMLandscaping, Jan 10, 2009.

  1. JMLandscaping

    JMLandscaping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 204

    Hey what are you guys really getting for fuel mileage?

    Pickups
    Dumps
    Cabovers
    Gas vs Diesel
    Box Trucks
     
  2. cgll1135

    cgll1135 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 89

    Ford 250 gas 10 mpg while pulling a 14' trailer
    Ford diesel 15-16 mpg
    Chevy Cheyene 2500 10 mpg while pulling a 10' full of equipment
     
  3. wellbuilt

    wellbuilt LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 275

    2001 F250 35" bfg tas 7.3 ps 14 17.5
    2003 Excursion 60 ps 35" bfgs 16 21.5
    2006 F350 60 ps 12 16
    LCF cab over 4.5 ps 12' dump 10 16

    winter mileage is less John
     
  4. whoopassonthebluegrass

    whoopassonthebluegrass LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,213

    98 Chevy K1500, 5.0L

    empty: 14 / 16

    bed loaded: 11 / 13

    bed + trailer: 7 / 9
     
  5. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,209

    With my Mitsi, 2007 was 13.5 for the year, 2008 was 12.8 for the year. When I plow, it runs for the entire storm while I'm out, 12 to 20 hours at a pop.
     
  6. JMLandscaping

    JMLandscaping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 204

    03 toyota tacoma 4cyl 2wd

    23 28 empty

    hauling I dont want to know probably 10-15
     
  7. dishboy

    dishboy LawnSite Platinum Member
    from zone 6
    Posts: 4,119

    04 F-250 5.4 auto 4x4 with 10 x6 full of mowers 12-14 16 empty.

    04 Fi50 2wd 4.2 5sp manual 16 with trailer/mowers 18-22 empty.
     
  8. JMLandscaping

    JMLandscaping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 204

    Anyone with a first generation cummins out there??
     
  9. lifetree

    lifetree LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,370

    2005 Ford F-150 ... by itself about 16-17 MPG, pulling a 6x12 trailer about 11-12 MPG.
     
  10. mybowtie

    mybowtie LawnSite Senior Member
    from NY
    Posts: 683

    07 dmax reg cab long bed...14-16 around town towing a 16' open with 2 ztrs
    Best was 19.2 on a 700 mi trip average speed was 70-75...
     

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