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15 mpg?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by 99tacoprerunner, Jul 1, 2012.

  1. Jul 1, 2012 at 10:50 PM
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    99tacoprerunner

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    So the last time I filled up my truck i only got 15 mpg this was all city driving but I mean isnt that kinda low. Is that normal milage for city driving and what i should be expecting or could there maybe be something wrong.
     
  2. Jul 1, 2012 at 10:51 PM
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    up to date with maintenance?
     
  3. Jul 1, 2012 at 10:54 PM
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    Could the need of an oil change cause this? cause I think it might need one
     
  4. Jul 1, 2012 at 10:59 PM
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    I'm thinking more of plugs, wires, diff fluid, tranny, x-fer case, and any other regular maintenance item i might be forgetting.
     
  5. Jul 1, 2012 at 11:00 PM
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    All the fluids up to date? Spark plugs, spark plug wires, etc? Aggressive driving?
     
  6. Jul 1, 2012 at 11:00 PM
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    ^^oops we posted at like the same time.. :p
     
  7. Jul 1, 2012 at 11:01 PM
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    u got the 4 banger right? hmmm i get like 13:( and 17 highway:) but im 3.4L V6;)
     
  8. Jul 1, 2012 at 11:07 PM
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    I have not done any other maintenance to it except for an oil change since I've had it and yes its a 4 banger
     
  9. Jul 1, 2012 at 11:07 PM
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    could be time for some much needed maintenance
     
  10. Jul 1, 2012 at 11:12 PM
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    Like a tune up or something......
     
  11. Jul 1, 2012 at 11:14 PM
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    Just fill your gas tank with water. You should double your mileage then.
     
  12. Jul 1, 2012 at 11:16 PM
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    ya. I would: check plugs, check wires, and check all fluids. Then you can see what all needs to be done.
     
  13. Jul 1, 2012 at 11:19 PM
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    stop drag racing everyone at every light:burnrubber::laugh:
     
  14. Jul 1, 2012 at 11:28 PM
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    I know but when the person in the car next to you looks you right in the eyes its like their challenging you everytime.:)
     
  15. Jul 1, 2012 at 11:39 PM
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  16. Jul 2, 2012 at 1:35 AM
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    15?? Low?? pffffff


    dude..i get 10 city usually.. sometimes 9.

    Be happy lol
     
  17. Jul 2, 2012 at 1:39 AM
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    haha ya i know the feeling:spy: hahaha
    damm u pushhh it 5 miles and turn it on and drive 10 or wat!?? 15 city.. i coast as much as possible to time the lights and i still come up at like 13:( haha ohh well i didnt buy the truck to get good milage:rolleyes: haha
     
  18. Jul 2, 2012 at 2:02 AM
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    As stated above; Plugs and an Air Filter for a start. And see how it runs then. I get better mpg with a V6.
     
  19. Jul 2, 2012 at 7:41 AM
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    my last tank i got just under 15. i know why though...it's because i work at the food city that's 90 seconds from my house, so i'm cranking it a lot and driving very little. it's actually decieving, because i'll get 2 weeks out of a tank but when i add it up i'm only getting 15 mpgs.
     
  20. Jul 2, 2012 at 7:42 AM
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    With my V6 4x4 I get 14-15 city, 19 combo and 21-22 highway.
     
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