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View Poll Results: What Engine + Mileage Does Your Tacoma Have (Average)?
4cyl <16 MPG 17 0.47%
4cyl 16-20 MPG 186 5.10%
4cyl 20-25 MPG 369 10.12%
4cyl >25 MPG 80 2.19%
V6 <16 MPG 411 11.27%
V6 16-20 MPG 2,120 58.11%
V6 20-25 MPG 447 12.25%
V6 >25 MPG 18 0.49%
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Old 04-30-2009, 06:38 AM   #221
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I've had the truck for a couple of months now with 2k miles on it, it's average 18 in all city driving which can rarely get into 5th gear. My wifes total commute is 5 miles, I'm still pleased because her old F150 only got 8-10 in town.
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Old 05-05-2009, 01:49 PM   #222
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I ve got about the same miles on my 09, I drive on pretty flat terrain.
I guess i am not shocked by the gas milage that I am getting, I am just trying to squeeze just a little bit more out of it...

I ve been reading and I guess that after the 5K mark our fuel milage is gonna get a little better....
Don't believe it...


I drive 135 miles, round trip everyday. Most are highway miles so that means between 70 and 80. I try to stay in 6th as much as possible but when I have to pass the immigrants in the left lane, I have to shift down to 5th and go around

I keep close track of my mileage and I am getting between 17 and 19 mpg with regular gas. I live outside the range of the ethanol nonsense but some gas stations still buy it.

Oh yeah, I have about 5700 miles on my V6 with the 6 speed...

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Old 05-05-2009, 02:09 PM   #223
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i got v6 dc sb around town 15 to 16.9 highway 19.5 to 22 depending if the speed limit is 65. and i like to drive it like i stole it. its got power use it lol
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Old 05-12-2009, 05:22 PM   #224
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Thumbs up mpg 2009 4.0 dc 4x2

first tank was 317 miles 16 gallons 19.8 mpg
2nd tank was 368.6 miles 17.5 gallons 21.0 mpg
3rd tank was 411.2 miles 17.96 gallons 22.8 mpg




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Old 05-12-2009, 07:47 PM   #225
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I just drove 180 mi. on interstate, got 18.4.
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Old 05-16-2009, 07:00 PM   #226
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Different brands seem to have different mileage

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Anyone in the Texas area know which gas stations do not have Ethanol in them?
I think all brands have some ethanol (Fed requirement) but Valero gas gives me the best mileage. Shell is among the lowest. Shop around and run a few tanks of each, then decide which is best.

Another way to think about this is price per mile. Mid-grade gas, though more expensive, may give better mileage than Regular. If the % improvement in gas mileage is larger than the % difference in price, then it's a good deal.
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Old 05-18-2009, 09:52 AM   #227
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I've only had mine for about 2 months, but I'm averaging 18.8 mpg... not bad at all...
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Old 05-20-2009, 08:05 PM   #228
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Cool 4 cyl vs 6 cyl

I bought a o6, 4 cyl, A/T, 2WD base Tacoma The BEST it ever got was 24 mpg.... it averaged 20 The worst it ever got was 18.
I just bought my 6 cyl A/T access cab 4x. At less than 2000 miles it is getting 17.5 mpg and I have a heavy foot
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Old 05-21-2009, 10:04 AM   #229
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Old 05-21-2009, 11:35 AM   #230
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20.54 mpg on interstate w/cruise & no a/c, avg. speed about 70 mph. I'm please with that when i consider the power & other features i have in my Tacoma.
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Old 05-24-2009, 04:53 AM   #231
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I think I am in love......

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Old 05-25-2009, 09:55 PM   #232
09 but I drive a 012 Expedition...
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Goddamn...I envy 55% of you guys, all you getting 16-20 with the V6 are getting better mileage than my 2.3L I4 Mazda...that I don't drive too much anymore.
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Old 05-28-2009, 10:27 AM   #234
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first tank was 317 miles 16 gallons 19.8 mpg
2nd tank was 368.6 miles 17.5 gallons 21.0 mpg
3rd tank was 411.2 miles 17.96 gallons 22.8 mpg




Shell reg 87
4th tank 331.7 miles 14.89 gallons=22.27 mpg:-)

The best i ever got with me 08 reg cab 4-cyl 5-speed man was 25.5 so i am very happy with the dc v-6 auto mileage
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Old 06-02-2009, 03:17 AM   #236
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My last measurement was 19.8 MPG I think, this one was 20.3 MPG. V6 acc cab manual.
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Old 06-11-2009, 11:14 PM   #237
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about 16mpg all city driving with ac on about 1/2 the time from 280-310 per tank..........
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Old 06-12-2009, 07:26 PM   #238
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85% suburban driving (35-45 mph with stop lights every mile or so)
15% highway

Had the truck about two weeks, been filling up at 1/2 tank of higher to get measurements, the last two stops have been 21.52 and 21.48 mpg.

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Don't believe it...

I drive 135 miles, round trip everyday. Most are highway miles so that means between 70 and 80.

I keep close track of my mileage and I am getting between 17 and 19 mpg with regular gas. I live outside the range of the ethanol nonsense but some gas stations still buy it.

--->Rob
GEEZ Rob -
You come down from the FT Collins area every day ?? I know a lot of people do. How do you deal with the 104th to 76 jam up ?

I end up going the other way - lakewood to Erie; but I use Sheridan (light traffic and good light timing) and can due 50 in 5th and 6th and end up with 21.5 - 21.8 as a multiple tank average.
City boulevard and hiway mix usually nets me in the mid 20's at higher speeds, BUT . . .

I dont go 70+ generally, as that really takes the edge off, but primarily because I set my own schedule and I dont need the stress.
'09 TRD/OR AC v6/Man with 10500 miles 4 mounths old.
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I drive from Firestone to Meridian Business Park at I-25 and Lincoln. I drive I-25 south in the morning and e-470 to US85 to Ft Lupton and then to Firestone at night.

I refuse to drive I-25 during normal drive times due to the bad traffic. When I get on it in the morning at 5:30 or so, there is very little traffic, although it has been increasing over the past 5 years. It's not hard to run at 75 most of the way through Denver at that time. At that time of the day, I-25 north of Denver usually rolls at 80-95 mph. Nice pack to travel in, if you can keep up

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GEEZ Rob -
You come down from the FT Collins area every day ?? I know a lot of people do. How do you deal with the 104th to 76 jam up ?

I end up going the other way - lakewood to Erie; but I use Sheridan (light traffic and good light timing) and can due 50 in 5th and 6th and end up with 21.5 - 21.8 as a multiple tank average.
City boulevard and hiway mix usually nets me in the mid 20's at higher speeds, BUT . . .

I dont go 70+ generally, as that really takes the edge off, but primarily because I set my own schedule and I dont need the stress.
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