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Old 07-22-2018, 09:28 PM   #15
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fuel Miliage

As a rule of thumb, if youíre moving about 100-105 Lbs/hp youíll probably get about 8 mpg. Of course, it will vary somewhat with speed, terrain, and whether youíre a smooth driver or a rough-footed driver. It doesnít matter if youíre in a bus, a boat, or a Boeing,... drive trains like smooth stability, and abhor constant or sudden changes.
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I am moving about 80#'s per HP and getting 7.6 MPG over 50,500 miles.
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7 to 8 overall, depending on terrain.
200 gal tank/185 usable
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coach weighs 42k nekkid




I didn't buy the coach to stress on the fuel mileage. It is what it is..
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We have a 2017 Tiffin Allegro 36LA. On our last trip, towing a Fusion and running the generator, I think we got around 7 mpg. We use the cruise control set at 65 mph.

I agree with what others have said...never, ever rely on a salesman for accurate information.
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At 55,500 lbs. (plus the toad weigh wt. of 4,200 lbs.), we are averaging about 6.8-7.0 mpg over 45,000 miles. Generally, I cruise along at 55 mph in CA as that's the legal speed when towing.

In other states, I will move up to 65 mph.

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Thank you all for the input, I learned a lot. My last trip to the river I put just over 300 miles on and I have over half a tank according to the gauge. I plan to put more fuel in it next weekend when we head back out. But just looking at the gauge I would guess 7MPG. My first trip I don't think I set the trip right. This time I am using actual mileage.. Cruse control on 65 is the way to roll..
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You can't base your mileage calculations on a visual of the fuel gauge or the $ spent at the pump.
Fill the tank, record odometer, drive until you need to fill up again and check the odometer again.
Do this 3-4 times after various driving conditions, speed, terrain, load etc.
Divide the total gallons by the total miles driven.
This will give you a much more accurate idea of your mileage.
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The LBCU reads 5-8% high on mpg. 9.5 is really closer to 9. Etc. It can not correct for generator usage.
Short trips, head and side winds, lots of uphill driving, city driving, and two lanes(lots of speed variation) reduce mpg. Best mileage is on interstates.
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