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Old 06-16-2011, 02:56 PM   #1
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I have a 1996 32' Allegro Bay on a chevrolet chassis with a 454 engine. I just checked the mileage and it got 8.43999 miles to the gal. That was with no A/C running too. Does that sound very good or not. I was towing a 14' single axle ATV trailer with two 400 lbs ATV's on it. The previous owner claimed to get 8 miles to the gal. while pulling a Toyota Camry behind. Just wondering what any one else gets.
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Old 06-16-2011, 03:14 PM   #2
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From what I've read on here, 8 mpg is pretty decent!

We have a 1986 27' Allegro with 454. We get between 11-12 mpg pulling a Kia Soul on a car dolly. We only go 1-2 hours away and always fill up on our way home (gas gauge is broke), so we have never figured it up on an almost empty tank.
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Sounds about average for the size of motor home you have. We have a 38' coach and over 11 years it's averaged 7 mpg.
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Good grief! 8.4 mpg..... My 35' 454 gets 6.4 in a good tail wind going down hill.
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Eight is good. I get about 7 pulling a Saturn.
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i would be happy with it.
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Wish I had gotten that on my Ford pick up.
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I get 8.5-10mpg with my 2008 Coachman Freelander. It's 30 feet long 6.0 liter engine
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Our 35' 1998 Santara (Ford 460) got between 5 and 6 mpg pulling a '95 Honda Odyssey on a dolly even after the Banks kit was added.
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Get about 7 mpg towing a HHR at 70 mph. If it gets hilly around 6.5 with 11 Phaeton
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We get 8 with all tanks empty and 7 pulling a toad
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Old 07-23-2011, 10:39 AM   #13
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My previous coach was a 1996 Holiday Rambler 36 ft on a Ford chassis with Banks Power system. I averaged 6.5 MPG towing my toad. Count your blessings.
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Your right on track. We avg. between 7-8 mpg depending on the terrain. Try to travel at a steady 60mph on avg. Tow the vehicle in our sig.
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