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2.7L 4x4 City MPG Rating

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by ohdrj1all, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. Jun 13, 2011 at 4:26 PM
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    ohdrj1all

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    I see lots of threads about 2.7L MPG and it seems most are getting considerably better than the window sticker ratings. When I buy (holding out to see what comes of the 2012s) I will be getting a 2.7L/5spd Access Cab 4x4. This combo is rated in 2011 at 17 city / 22 hwy.

    So... is there anybody out there that is actually *only* getting 17 in town? Seems almost everyone that posts here gets over 20 in town.

    Anyway, would be interested to know. Thanks!
     
  2. Jun 13, 2011 at 4:45 PM
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    Tacoma206

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    I'm getting right around 17 right now. I drive really short distances in the city, with lots of stop and goes and waiting at lights. Then again I live in downtown Seattle and commute to the other side of downtown for work and don't always ride my bike or take the bus...
     
  3. Jun 13, 2011 at 6:10 PM
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    TacomaBuzz

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    A lot of us that are getting 26+ MPG'S have the 2.7L 4x2 , 4x4 will decrease your MPG's.
     
  4. Jun 13, 2011 at 6:23 PM
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    I am getting a little over 22mpg combined city/hwy with the same combo you are considering.
    Keep in mind that stop and go is terrible on anything but a hybrid. We just don't want to go there.[​IMG]
     
  5. Jun 17, 2011 at 10:18 AM
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    glasgow grin

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    I'm getting 25 mpg with my '09 4x4 2.7 liter.
     
  6. Jun 17, 2011 at 10:22 AM
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    Sometimes I wish I had the 22Re from my '95 in my '03.
     
  7. Jun 17, 2011 at 10:34 AM
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    16.5 here, averaged across everything city, hwy, off road...

    Most who post up like getting good mpgs and drive to maximize it.
     
  8. Jun 17, 2011 at 10:37 AM
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    I should note that I'm lifted with oversize fires. (But my mpg numbers are corrected for their increased circumference.)
     
  9. Jun 17, 2011 at 10:38 AM
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    A solid 23 combined in the spring summer. In winter its around 18.
     
  10. Jun 18, 2011 at 7:39 AM
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    All Terrain/off road tires are going to decrease gas mileage as well. I should figure mine out some time.
     
  11. Jun 18, 2011 at 7:48 AM
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    i get bored in the stop and go traffic so i pretend im a race car diver... probably doesnt help hahahahha. id say around 18-19 with the 265/70's
     
  12. Jun 18, 2011 at 7:53 AM
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    I call bs.
     
  13. Jun 19, 2011 at 3:13 AM
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    Meh....whatever. That's what I'm getting.
     
  14. Jun 19, 2011 at 5:27 AM
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  15. Jun 20, 2011 at 12:41 PM
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    My 4X4 Access cab gets 19-22 in the city, depending on how I drive. Average is prolly around 21. Highway isn't that much better tho.. might get 25 downhill with a tail wind.
     
  16. Jun 21, 2011 at 6:12 AM
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    I hear you guapo. Not much better mileage on the highway. My '03 is rated 18/21. I think it'd be nice if the truck had a 6 speed in it. I'm tachin' about 2500 at 65mph.
     
  17. Jun 22, 2011 at 7:25 AM
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    I've got a 2007 Access Cab 4x4 with 265/75's. Around the city I usually get around 19-20. Highway is 22-23. That's with me driving it pretty 'mpg-conscious'.

    My last tank was 20.5 with a 50/50 mix of highway/city.

    Best MPG I've seen was 100% highway with a tailwind driving across TN; got like 26.8. That was with my 245/70's though.
     
  18. Jun 22, 2011 at 7:57 AM
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    ohdrj1all re: Only 17mpg?,

    I have a 98 Tacoma x-cab, 2.7L, 5spd, 4x4 and I am only getting 17mpg +/- - you'll probably have better results with newer generation. I drive a mix of about 60/40 City/highway. Truck is all stock, I keep good maint on it (filters/oil/airfilters etc) but could really use some suggestions on improving the mileage.

    Any of you-all have some good sugestions for improving mpg on these older pick-ups?

    Thanks all!
    Jeff - Seattle
     
  19. Jun 22, 2011 at 9:08 AM
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    Driving habits are the biggest factor..... I get 17/18 when i drive like i want to city and hwy 2.7l 5spd.... I get 20 or better if i drive like im running out of gas !!!!
     
  20. Jun 22, 2011 at 1:53 PM
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    22.5mpg (US) on the 1800-ish miles I've put on this month. All two lane roads, max 60mph, and quite a bit of slow speed stuff in the woods (1st-2nd gear). Load range E tires. 2.7l AC 5 speed.

    A big part of getting good fuel mileage has to do with the part that connects the seat to the steering wheel...
     
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