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gas milage on a 3.0

im looking at a new 07 ranger sport single cab with a 5spd and somone told me that he got 13-15mpg in his and im just wandering what you all get, the truck im lookin at has 4.10's and 235/75 tires. i do about half and half of city and highway driving and i live in houston so i will prety much be using the a/c all the time
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With a light foot, stock tires, 50/50 city/hwy, and the AC always on you should get 16mpg. The 5 speed and regular cab will help with that extra mpg or two

edit: mmm after reading the link Jeff posted it seems you may even get better
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'03 3.0 RWD. 4.10. Auto. Supercab. 31x10.50x15 on rock krawlers. Skid plate. Rock sliders. Bunch of dead weight in the cab and bed. Almost 84k. And not much of a light foot... Getting 19-20mpg. (Mostly highway).
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thanks. in the world of trucks thats not bad, my brother gets 12 in his f150 with the 5.4 and it costs $80 to fill up his tank.
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I have a 99 3.0 with a five speed. I average 24 miles per gallon. I'd say about 75% highway driving. I've also got a light foot and shift around 2000-2500 rpm.
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i get around 20-22 on mine but i do drive slow
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mines about 22to23 mpg with mixed driving
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15 city, up to 20 on highway, 33's and 4.10's, drive faster than i schould some times and try to race ricers alot........love my mpg
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3.0 2wd auto.. i get bout 24 hwy 20 city.. No cats... Kn air filter ... Bosch double platinum plugs .. new plug wires.. i guess im pleased with my milage.
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2004 Edge, Extended Cab, 3.0, Auto, 4.10's, stock 235/75/15

I get 17 city and around 21 highway.
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yeah.. i really don't know how you people get such great mileage.. I get 17 highway.... wtf?!?
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hmm.. i have a lift, 33s, 4.10s, bamachips tuner, 5spd, mostly hwy, k&n filter, and i get about 19-21 or so. mine is an 03 though.
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Well....I just got back from my cabin and put 392.2 miles on one tank.....actually 18.022gals, for a spiffy number of 21.75 mpg.....it was about 75% hwy and I towed a 14' aluminum v-hull loaded with wood and in my truck box i had a honda selfpropelled lawnmower, a stihl chain saw, a 15hp johnson, 3(21 sq.ft per bundle) bundles of hickory woodflooring, two brad nail nailguns, and a 10gal compressor.....the mighty 3. uh oh pulled through....but i think my trannys feeling it and definatly hates me....ps...Im rollin 33's, 4" SL, 6" SJ leafs, k&n, royal purple throughout, 5w20, flow 40, Auto, 4.10's, locked, 8mm plug wires, runnin 87octane with up to 10% ethynol(its the state of MN for ya).I also was NOT running A/C or my heater....the blower motor is shot so its windows down for me...until winter PPS: According to my GPS my average speed was 68.7mph, greatest elevation change from begin trip to end trip was +974' over all.
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damn, halin all that crap you got 21.75mpg? that's great.
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haulin nothing i get 13-17 damn the 4.56s are nice but i could tell a difference in gas mileage from the 4.10s
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damn, halin all that crap you got 21.75mpg? that's great.

Yes....It was wicked rad indeed....but it was like 0-65 in 5 minutes....
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16-17 miles per gallon

I get between 16-17 miles per gallon In Orlando, Florida traffic. About 75% city, and 25% highway. 3.0 litre, automatic transmission, 2 WD, A/C on almost all the time.
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i have a fabtech 5.5 lift, 33's and stock gearing and i got 18 mph on a desert trip for 2 days... its accually like 19 or 20 miles per gallon since my tires are making me go further than it sais...
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I usually get just above 20 MPG on a tank that's about 70% highway/30% city.
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What the $hi... Ive got a 99 xlt quad cab 3.0 2wd K&N+JET MAF stock suspension(lifting soon) and im getting around 18mpg (65% hwy, 35%city). Maybe its my foot... you guys with the good gas mileage always do the limit?
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i get about 19-20mpg and i do about 75 on the highway everyday and dont drive too slow.
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I get 18-19mpg mostly city driving. That's on 31's and it might help that I have a cap though. But soon it should be better as i'm getting an efan.
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Lol...I got 14mpg last tank. Half city half highway. I need to shift a little sooner and be easier on the gas lol.
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Last 2 tanks I got 22.5mpg

I have a B3000 3.0 Manual with 4.10s. I usually shift around 3-3500 and do a lot of mixed driving.
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