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Gas mileage with a 3.4 v6

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by Jentry, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. Feb 10, 2009 at 12:11 PM
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    Jentry

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    Hey! everyone with a tacoma with the 3.4 V6 what kind of gas milage do you get?
     
  2. Feb 10, 2009 at 12:13 PM
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    Drew01taco

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    I get about 20 on average during the summer with a random mix of driving (cruising and town). But, i do have a 5spd with about 29" tall tires and I'm about to jump up to 33".
     
  3. Feb 10, 2009 at 12:15 PM
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    dhuske

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    I get about 12 in town but i also have a 4" lift and 33/12.5 tires on...i think i was getting like around 18-20 highway and 14-16 town before hand.
     
  4. Feb 10, 2009 at 12:21 PM
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    Jentry

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    thanks for the info. I am getting about 18-20 on the free way and 13-16 in own. but i have 31" and stock everything.
     
  5. Feb 10, 2009 at 3:52 PM
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    monoman

    monoman Time to get dirty!

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    Most of the time I get 18-19. I'm all stock. That is combined freeway & city. A few times I have hit 22 MPG.....
     
  6. Feb 10, 2009 at 4:33 PM
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    dustinuhls

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    When I first bought my truck and it was all stock I got about 19-22 (highway & city avg). I just checked it about a month ago, but now I have 3" lift, 285/75s tires (265/75s stock) and am getting about 15-18 avg. I do, however have a K&N drop in filter w/ deckplate mod and run Royal Purple full synthetic oil. I never checked it after the lift and tires but before the K&N, deckplate, and Royal Purple so I'm not sure how much those mods helped the mileage.
     
  7. Feb 10, 2009 at 7:29 PM
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    19tacoma98

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    I average between 17-19 in town and highway with a 4" lift and 31" ATs, i also have a K&N cold air intake.
     
  8. Feb 10, 2009 at 7:37 PM
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    TRD4x4858

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    I get 17mpg with my 33's 3inch lift
     
  9. Feb 10, 2009 at 7:53 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    how do you figgre out mpg's? Ive been dieing to know what im getting
     
  10. Feb 10, 2009 at 8:02 PM
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    cole47

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    im gettin around 15 to 18 during normal driving
     
  11. Feb 10, 2009 at 8:22 PM
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    Drew01taco

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    What i do to figure out MPG's is fill your truck completely full and clear one of your trip odometers. Then when you go to fill up again, fill completely up again and try to pack it about the same amount. Then, however many miles you went, divide it by the number of gallons you put in. (i.e. 250mi / 12gal = 20.8 mi/gal)
     
  12. Feb 10, 2009 at 8:39 PM
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    Last tank was 15mpg.

    Note this is with "winter" gas and being in 4wd a lot due to the snow and ice.
     
  13. Feb 11, 2009 at 12:07 PM
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    I do the same as Drew01taco. hey thanks for the info
     
  14. Feb 11, 2009 at 2:20 PM
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    pittim

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    I don't think you need to pack it the same amount each time.

    Just make sure to start off with a full tank. Whenever you fill up, make sure to take note of how many miles you went before you got to the gas station. Divide that number by how many gallons you filled up with. This'll give you miles/gallon.
     
  15. Feb 12, 2009 at 2:15 AM
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    ARB1977

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    Between 20-22 and thats with a 2.25 Donahoe lift and Deaver springs, 265/75R16's...its an auto too. I do run FP60 Plus every fill up.
     
  16. Feb 12, 2009 at 10:53 AM
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    I fill up from empty and get 278 miles until empty again, this is with a 5spd and cold air intake, flowmaster muffler ,no other mods.
     
  17. Feb 14, 2009 at 9:19 AM
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    Youngunner

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    Altitude has made a huge difference for me. Up here about 5000ft i've been getting 15-18. Seems to be worse this winter. Maybe harsh weather or winter blend fuel. During the summer drove down to Sacremento and over to San Fran. Up to 21 on the highway.
     
  18. Feb 14, 2009 at 10:36 AM
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    I just checked mine, and wow! Im only getting about 13. On winter fuel ofcourse. But still.... that sucks!

    Im ganna try to change my fuel filter and see if that helps. Ive done everything else I can do, and hasn't helped much.
     
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