What are you getting for mileage??

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by POPO4995, Feb 23, 2006.

  1. POPO4995

    POPO4995 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,208

    I was just kinda wondering what everyone is getting for gas mileage. Gas or diesel. I am adding another truck this year and was looking at 03-04 Dodge Quad Cab, shortbox, with the HEMI engine. But I want to find the V-8 that gets the best mileage....:)
  2. chuck bow

    chuck bow LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 701

    !996 Chevy Dually crew 454 Vortec loaded 8.5 mpg empty 12.0 mpg
    2001 Chevy dually crew 8.1 loaded 9.0 mpg empty 11.5 mpg
  3. twj721

    twj721 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 619

    2004 F250 Super Duty crew cab ,long bed , automatic trans 6.0 POWER STROKE Diesel
    I am get about 14.0 MPG loaded and short runs under 15.0miles overall average 16.0MPG.loaded and empty. Our 99 F 250 Superduty with the 7.3 with 6 spd manual tranny we averaged 18.0
  4. grass disaster

    grass disaster LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,776

    i wonder what the new duramax is getting?
  5. Lawn Masters

    Lawn Masters LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 850

    I know with my 4 banger in the ranger pullin a 5x8 trailer with a mower and all my gear, somehow I manage to achieve 15mpg from it. must be the light foot I have with this thing.
  6. jtkplc

    jtkplc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,656

    2004.5 Dodge Ram 2500, Cummins Diesel, Quad Cab, 4x4, short bed, 3.73 gears, stock tires, no mods:

    12-13 mpg loaded with trailer full of lawn equipment with mixed driving.
    14-16 mpg mixed driving empty.
    18-20 mpg on the highway @ 60-65 mph.
  7. Woody82986

    Woody82986 LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 2,128

    2005 F-150 FX4 with the 5.4 liter V8.

    no trailer: 13 to 14 mpg
    trailer: 10 mpg
  8. befnme

    befnme LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,413

    2004 f-150 scab lariat 4x4 5.4 ltr v8
    no trailer in town 14-15
    no trailer hwy @60 mph 20-21 or so
    trailer in town 12-13

    UNISCAPER LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,426

    We are getting 15-16 MPG loaded with an 04 3500 Dmax/Allison, and 19-21 with a late 05 .Dmax/Allison The 05 has Nipondnso injection and will get rubber in 3rd gear box stock.
  10. samk

    samk LawnSite Member
    Messages: 187

    2002 Dodge 2500 trailer 10mpg no trailer 12mpg

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