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Worst Gas Mileage - Post It!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by SManZ, Jun 20, 2010.

  1. Jun 20, 2010 at 4:43 AM
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    SManZ

    SManZ [OP] el tráfico más lento se queda derecha

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    I am soooooo tired of people parading around about the 20+ MPG they got out of their V6s. That's no fun, especially because it just makes me FML.

    Post your worst mileage!

    I use an app on my phone to keep track of it. Worst ever was 13.33mpg :D Lol I know someone can beat that and make me smile :p
     
  2. Jun 20, 2010 at 9:32 AM
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    David K

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    I am using the Fuelly web site (see link on my signature for my average mpg)... The lowest has been 15.0 and the highest was 18.7. My truck is 6 mos. old and the mileage makes a major change between mostly higthway and mostly city (stop and go). I did record a couple of under 15 mpg when my truck was newer, around town driving.

    Of course, when four wheeling... specially in low range, it really drops... maybe close to 10 mpg... but that's when we are having fun!!

    IF I drove under 60 mph, all highway, I bet I would be close to 20 mpg... But, I am not that old yet and I pay as much as I do for the Tacoma to ENJOY it and ENJOY life!
     
  3. Jun 20, 2010 at 9:34 AM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    With this truck, about 16 was my worst loaded down almost to the bumpstops for about 20 miles of it, then off roading pretty much all of the rest.

    In my old bronco, I got 10 mpg once, and thats with the 4.9 inline 6.
     
  4. Jun 20, 2010 at 9:38 AM
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    toyodajeff

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    I used to have a 4x4 k5 blazer i checked my mileage one time and took it really easy for a week and got 9.5 mpg normally i probably got about 7 or 8
     
  5. Jun 20, 2010 at 9:41 AM
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    dmac11

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    I don't think I'v gotten much worse then 16 or 18 mpg. Of course Im sporting a 5 Lug and the heaviest things i haul are kayaks and canoes, and rarely very far.
     
  6. Jun 20, 2010 at 10:04 AM
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    tacomakid96

    tacomakid96 Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    I was pulling a 16 ft boat with a crap ton of stuff in the bed and I got 15.5 mpg
     
  7. Jun 20, 2010 at 10:14 AM
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    my 2010 is 4 months old; 4k miles and it's getting about 14 around town and 17 on the highway. It sucks. I really expected way better milage than that. I have heard that after the first oil change it goes up, but, shit this is killing me. I can almost watch the dam gauge fall from F to E.
     
  8. Jun 20, 2010 at 10:33 AM
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    Jester243

    Jester243 mod status????

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    The worst has been a tank of 14 mpg, all in town middle of summer last year. Otherwise no complaints
     
  9. Jun 20, 2010 at 10:47 AM
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    my worst was 15.4 on winter blend fuel
     
  10. Jun 20, 2010 at 10:58 AM
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    11-13MPG, City use only, my traffic here in Paraguay is very slow...
    so is my average consum every month...

    I just do 200-210 miles with a tank.
     
  11. Jun 20, 2010 at 11:35 AM
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    Incognito

    Incognito μολὼν λαβέ

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    Only 200 to a tank? :eek:

    My worst so far has been 18.3 with a 10 (50 lb) bags of mulch in the bed.
     
  12. Jun 20, 2010 at 2:47 PM
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    18.0, winter gas and warming up in the morning.
     
  13. Jun 20, 2010 at 5:35 PM
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    but my average in the city is 15-20mph... and much traffic light + the trafic... here, 11mpg is "normal" consum for a V6..., the fuel here has much ethanol,

    - the 95oct (4.46us/gallon), have 6% etanol,
    - the 90oct have 10% etanol(3.98us/galon)..
    - only the 97oct(5.63us/gallon), no have etanol, but the price.. is to much...

     
  14. Jun 20, 2010 at 5:36 PM
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    i used to average about 10mpg, but that was on an old sbc running 3.55 gearing out back with no over drive
     
  15. Jun 20, 2010 at 5:39 PM
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    Taco-NB MMMMM Taco's

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    Mine was pretty bad when I first got it. Around 14.5 mpg.
     
  16. Jun 20, 2010 at 5:43 PM
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    SManZ

    SManZ [OP] el tráfico más lento se queda derecha

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    Lol...you guys suck! My worst is worse than most people's!

    night_angel and I are getting around the same results. I might get 220-230 before the fuel light comes on. Maybe I'm getting Paraguayan fuel?
     
  17. Jun 20, 2010 at 5:52 PM
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    maybe your foot is to BIG.. :D
     
  18. Jun 20, 2010 at 6:10 PM
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    SManZ

    SManZ [OP] el tráfico más lento se queda derecha

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    Sigh dammit...lol I try to slow down I swear!

    Its odd but I don't seem to get any better mileage if I drive like an ass or if I slow it down.

    I got 16.3mpg on a 3hr all highway trip at 72mph. Talk about suck.
     
  19. Jun 20, 2010 at 6:25 PM
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    David K

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    Does your gasoline in Paraguay have alcohol mixed in it? That will reduce mileage!

    I just filled up half city and half highway driving and got 17.1 mpg (2010 DC 4WD V-6 AUTOMATIC)... California fuel blend (which can't be as good as the rest of the country)!
     
  20. Jun 20, 2010 at 6:35 PM
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    yes. is Etanol = Alcohol here...
     
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