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Old 04-12-2016, 08:01 AM   #1
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Cool 2016 Ford F-53 V10 mileage

HI just bought a new 2016 bounder 35k and i would like to know what others are getting for gas mileage.


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Old 04-12-2016, 09:22 AM   #2
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7 mpg without toad, 6 mpg with toad. That is with the generator running (about .5gal/hr) and staying between 60-65mph. It is calculated using the Roadtrip HD app by recording every fillup.
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Good morning,
We have a new in November 2016 ACE 27.1 with approximately 4K miles. Just drove 442 miles from Las Cruces, NM to Phonix, AZ and almost back to Tucson. 10 to 15 mile an hour varying winds on leg to Phoenix. Calculated 10.4 MPG. We'll take that all day long! Least we've gotten was 7.5 in head winds. So far mileage is better than 2015 Axis 24.1 with V10 5 speed. In addition, the V10 6 speed is so much quieter.

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Old 04-12-2016, 01:51 PM   #4
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From my personal experience, I do not get anywhere near what Beatlesman claims to get but I have gotten 7.5 miles per gallon towing my Jeep to and from Arizona and also as low as 6.5 towing same Jeep. Terrain and wind can make a noticeable difference. I really do not think the difference between a 5 speed and a 6 speed is going to make any large changes regarding fuel mileage.
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Old 04-12-2016, 02:03 PM   #5
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I agree with 530ktm. You don't say but I am assuming you have the new 6 speed transmission on your 35k.

My 2016 35k is the 5 speed. I have averaged between 6.2 to 7.2 with or with out my Dolly & Elantra at 65MPH +- Wind & road seem (for me anyways) to be the biggest factor. Coming home from the factory in IND, I bucked storms and a very heavy head/cross wind, average 6.2 (no Gen). Coming back from west texas, cool and 20-25MPH tail wind I averaged 7.4 (no GEN). It is a very big square box LOL wind really makes a difference, my toad set up seems to matter very little both in MPG and how the coach drives with wind or without.

I would hope you may get a few tenths better with the 6 speed but I run a 5 star tune so my RPM's are very similar to what you will see.
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6-7 just like everyone else. Beatlesman is probably getting higher because they are only 27 ft.
Ours is 35 Ft.
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36 ft V-10 with 5 speed, 2012 2dr Wrangler. 6-7 mpg without the jeep, .5 mpg less when towing.
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2011 Bounder V10: 7.9 mpg not pulling a car.
New Discovery, NOT A V10, pulling a car 9 mpg.
HUMMMmmm...
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2011 Tiffin 34 TGA; V-10 w/standard tune, 5-spd, travel east of Mississippi so mostly flat if I stay out of Blue Ridge. No toad. 60-65mph, with gen, 8 mpg.
Using dash (engine) A/C drops mileage about 1mpg. Hills and wind not huge factor, but 15-miles crosstown city traffic drops mileage 2-3mpg in a heartbeat.
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2011 Bounder V10: 7.9 mpg not pulling a car.
New Discovery, NOT A V10, pulling a car 9 mpg.
HUMMMmmm...

I'm guessing for the difference in price , that'll buy a lot of miles per gallon
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Averaging just under 7. Have been all the way down to almost 6 when I was into a 20 mph headwind headed to the Florida Keys using the generator also.
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Averaged around 8 to 9 miles per gallon, no slides, no toad 60 to 65 mph I consider that pretty good, considering my 34 ply only gets around 7 MPG, But then again I didnt buy for it gas mileage I bought it for camping and having fun
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