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What your MPG?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Get Some..., May 31, 2012.

  1. Darryl G

    Darryl G LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 8,033

    Let me guess...someone suggested you get your work truck wrapped? I don't think that's what they meant! :laugh:

    I don't think they ever made the Quad Steer available on anything but the 1500 series trucks. A buddy of mine has one. The rear wheels don't turn all that much but it does make a big difference in turning radius.
  2. 360 Lawn Service

    360 Lawn Service LawnSite Member
    Posts: 103

    2004 2500 Ram 4-door long bed with Cummins Diesel.
    Loaded 16' tandem 16mpg+. Highway 20mpg+. Same truck with chip 20mpg loaded and 24mpg Highway.
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  3. B&SFTW

    B&SFTW LawnSite Member
    Posts: 232

    yeah, it's a shame they didn't continue/expand it. the cost was the only reason it wasn't expanded/continued. it's plenty beefy/reliable, though, apparently.
  4. Tizzy

    Tizzy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 383

    mowing truck.

    2000 chevy 2500 w/ 7.4l vortec
    around town 9 mpg
    towing loaded mowing trailer 5 mpg
    towing dump trailer loaded with wood 3 mpg

    its a pig and i should probobly retire it. but it still works
  5. dutchacres

    dutchacres LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 516

    My 07 Nissan Titan get 12.9 towing my 16' enclosed and 15 when empty if I keep my foot out of it. She likes her fuel but man does it have a ton of power and torque!
  6. Razorblades

    Razorblades LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 950

    2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Quad cab with 5.7 Hemi (93000 miles). 20-21 mpg hwy...truck only....11-13 pulling 16 x 6.5' trailer, loaded with 61" Lastec zt, 60" Gravely Pro Ride zt, 24" Gravely HWSP mower and a few trimmers and b
    blowers (in bed of truck).

    My recent purchase for work truck: 1993 Dodge 3/4 ton LWB with Cummins diesel 5.9 and 5 speed tranny 230,000 miles. Truck only.... 24.5 mpg and 17-19 mpg pulling same trailer and load listed above.
  7. Kelly's Landscaping

    Kelly's Landscaping LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,353

    My heavy weight truck 2011 ram crew cab 4500 gets empty 14-17 mpg

    Loaded with 3000-4000 pounds of grass and a 20 ft trailer with 2 lazers 10-12 mpg

    But with a 52 gallon tank she goes 14-20 work days between fill ups.
  8. weeze

    weeze LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 8,897

    i'm getting about the same as blinky

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  9. planetlc

    planetlc LawnSite Member
    Posts: 128

    2002 Chevy 2500hd with 8.1L V8.. 6-7mpg closer to 7 loaded towing
  10. kgflyboy

    kgflyboy LawnSite Member
    from MO
    Posts: 91

    Does it have a V8 or V10?

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