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Best MPG we ever got

And it happened this weekend. Went to the Carlisle All Truck Nats and managed 20.3 mpg round trip. thats with an 04 Edge ECSB 4x4 4.0/Auto with 285/75/16s. only go mods are custom cat back exhaust and routine maintaince. i was leading in my bomber and had the cruise set at 70 most of the time which helped a lot.

so, these trucks can achieve an honest 20 mpg on a daily basis if driven right.
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That is very good, and it is funny because I just filled up mine last night and I was pleasantly surprised. I drove about 300 miles over the past two weeks and all of it was city driving. I averaged 17.9mpg, wow!! I can't wait to take it on the highway and see what it can do. Details: 2000 3.0L 2WD with K&N drop-in air filter, Mobil 1 oil and filter, and 89 performance tune from my X-Cal II.
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Man that's crazy fella's, I got 18.6 on my last tank with mixed city and freeway with a 302 and 4.10's.
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oh ya i forgot to add the gearing is 4:10
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I've averaged 21.7mpg for the last 6 fillups. I'm pushing to hit 23mpg... at least 22.5mpg, I just keep on changing my driving style to see what works.

Thats on 33's with a tune and catback exhaust. I seem to be getting better mileage now after running seafoam through and changing my plugs/wires. Hopefully that'll do it.
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15-16 in town... lightish driving style.. got 19 going to the cape on 31inch bfg A/t's... not bad I suppose..
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I calculated 19ish once, perhaps may have been 20 since my speedo isn't calibrated with the 33s
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I get about 15-17, My trip this weekend i got 322 miles to 17.4 gallons. But my speedo is off.
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on the last trip i took down to san diego cali i got 26.31 mpg round trip with 250 miles on half a tank that was great !!!!!! my truck was lifted but stock tires no other mods to the engine .
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I get 18 mpg when im doing 50/50 driving.
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Best was 25. Did a trip up to near San Fran from LA this last weekend and got about 18.5 on 32s, 4.10s going an average of 80+...
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4banger FTW!
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20 mpg last fillup, all city driving with a/c. 2005, xlt 3.0, manual, stock tires.
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I achieved 26 average mpg....4.10's and 265/75R16's. AND i was loaded down with firewood on a 120mile lil road trip goin' approx 65 the entire time.
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I routinely get 20mpg out of my Level II. Mixed city/highway. Short runs kill the mileage though. If I drive really careful, I imagine I could squeeze around 600km out of a tank of gas - that's about 370mi. I'd try it on my next trip to the Rockies next week, but the fact that the last 130km has no services deters me somewhat. Maybe I'll pack along some gas cans.

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I'm not trying to jack this thread, but i always drive till im on empty and when I go to fill up it only takes 12 gallons. I have a 2001 Edge extended cab 4.0 4X4.

what gives?

i know there is a 16 gallon tank on some Rangers but i wouldnt think 4 gallons is for reserve.
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19.5 gal tank on excabs and longbeds.
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what the hell? i get 13.5 always and i drive like a grandma!!!!!!! seriously this lady who looked dead blew by me today in her friggin buick i was like omg.
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19.5 gal tank on excabs and longbeds.
except for mine
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I get 20 mpg that was before s/c. So now I figure if I stay out of the throttle I should get around 22-24mpg, So I know I wont be getting that lol, just hoping to stay at the 20 range for now....4.10's 4.0 sohc 4x4 edge
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light pops on at like 3 gal left for me....
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The best I ever got was about 23.6mpg on the highway. At the time I had glass packs and an intake and an x-cal 1 with stock tires. I did get about 19.5 mpg last week around town though.
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Thats something how some of you got 20+. The most I ever got with mine was 18 city/highway combined. The worst ever was 12 during the winter when it was really cold. Now that sucked.
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My dad has a 99 4.0L XLT 4 wheel drive extended cab with an auto. Was getting 16 mpg with the stock 4.10s, put in 3.55 gears and he gets 24mpg mostly highway. I drove it and it doesn't feel too slow but it just chugging along on the highway, can hardly hear it running even with the magnaflow cat back. Its sweet. We just need to get 3.55s in the front axle before winter time.
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19.8 mpg is my best i recorded. that was after a oil change, air filter change, and keeping my foot out of the floorboard.....thats with the 4.0 with the 4.10's too
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