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Old 01-20-2014, 05:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Very disappointing Dodge Journey mileage

Well, the results are in...
I went from a 2003 Chevy Venture Van, 3.4, auto 4 speed POC to a 2010 Dodge Journey, 3.5, auto 6 speed and LOST 3.1 MPG


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Old 01-20-2014, 08:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I think if I needed a van full time for work Id go for a sprinter van with the mercedes logo, diesel engine and such.

Maybe the tires are only inflated to 18 psi and you can fullem up?
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It's a 2010, so it's not likely unbroken-in.

On the other hand, I'd check what sort of lubrication is running in that motor... and the automatic... and check the tires... and...
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EPA 24 hwy? The key to getting better mpg- if that is what you want- is to select something that gets good mpgs.

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Stay out of overdrive, if you're driving about in town. I go to "3" in both the Karen-mobile and my Caravan, and I drive in OD OFF with the truck.

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