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Old 04-08-2009, 09:53 AM   #7 (permalink)
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ZJ - '95 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo Upcountry
90 day: 20.57 mpg (US)

Neon - '03 Dodge Neon SE
90 day: 33.46 mpg (US)

S'Crew - '02 Ford F150 Supercrew XLT
90 day: 16.4 mpg (US)

Ranger - '90 Ford Ranger
Last 3: 28.02 mpg (US)

Not the Jeep - '03 Dodge Neon SE
90 day: 34.11 mpg (US)
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I drive a Jeep Grand Cherokee. Heavier than the regular Cherokee but a bit more shapely. I am getting better than that 17, but I've dipped now into the 19s and I've been above 22 a couple times. A lot of different factors to look into. But I also know if I take my Jeep offroad (which I do and I stay on trails...), my MPG suffers.

On the other hand, I do also have my Neon, which gets better than EPA too.

For me, the Jeep is a lifestyle vehicle. I take it offroad, it is mildy lifted and modified. And it sits on 31" tires. And I can STILL get decent mileage. And since I carpool to work with it, with 4 large adults, I'm still pleased with the mileage I get. Perhaps, when I have other projects out of the way, my 28 MPG, 6" lifted, 4 cylinder, 5 speed Ranger will be back on the trails again...

AND... If folks don't expect gas to go up again, why did it go up almost 20 cents inthe last two weeks?
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