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Old 12-17-2012, 07:57 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by highlandchef View Post
Thanks for the, unfortunately EPA figures don't account for towing and I do enough that it has a big effect on my numbers.
That's the truth, for sure. I did a cross-country towing expedition myself a few years ago, and try as I might, I couldn't hardly get my gas mileage out of the mid teens. I think my best tank was 17-something - and that was mostly coming down off the Rockies!!

But I guess when you're doing that kind of work with a truck, there's no getting around paying for it in fuel. There's still ways to be more wasteful than others, so I guess the "trick" is avoiding that.

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