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Old 07-02-2011, 12:47 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Kodak View Post
lower speeds - like 45 or 50?
No extended no-stop driving at those speeds, so no. City gas mileage still sucks.

Based on the rear Gurney Flap spoiler experiment I did, I'd say anything above 30 mph aerodynamics will come into play.

The main problem I have with city driving with this truck is the 4.3L V6 has so much more torque than the 1.6L Geo Tracker I drove for 20 years that I become a lead foot and start having too much fun. As you can guess, having fun in even a compact truck is an expensive thing fuel wise.
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