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Old 05-11-2011, 09:16 AM   #29
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6.5 to 7 over 18000 miles always towing a CRV and not adjusting in any way for genny run time.
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Old 05-11-2011, 12:26 PM   #30
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I have an 8.1 liter gas powered Chevy 3500 pulling a 15,000 lb trailer. My milage is from 6 MPG to 7 MPg while towing.
Lower with a head wind and higher with a tail wind. I had about a 30 MPG tail wind one afternoon and got almost 9 MPG.
I know this is not the same as what you have but it gives you information to compare.
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Old 05-12-2011, 09:15 AM   #31
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We've averaged 8.6 mpg since 2005 in our 2002 29' Winnebago Class C. Drive 55-60 mph. Don't run Onan as chassis AC is adequate. Wind has a big impact on mpg, weight less of an impact
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Old 05-25-2011, 08:09 AM   #32
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We are out on the road now and driving mostly freeways. I keep my speed around 60 mph and we are towing the car behind us. I found that using the Tow/Haul mode I got 6.06 and then 6.7. Then I tried it without using the Tow/Haul mode and my mileage went to 7.08. Seems like using the Tow/Haul mode lowers the MPG.
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Old 05-25-2011, 07:14 PM   #33
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Guess I need to slow down to see my gas milage come up .
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Old 05-26-2011, 12:47 PM   #34
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My average calculates between 6 and 7 mpg towing the CJ-7. I try to drive 62 max on cruise, no tow haul mode on mine, the button is to defeat overdrive on the downhills to get engine braking. We have the 310 hp V-10, the newer ones are 362? hp with 3 valves per cylinder. Don't know how that affects the mileage. 33 ft class A.
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We are out on the road now and driving mostly freeways. I keep my speed around 60 mph and we are towing the car behind us. I found that using the Tow/Haul mode I got 6.06 and then 6.7. Then I tried it without using the Tow/Haul mode and my mileage went to 7.08. Seems like using the Tow/Haul mode lowers the MPG.
The Tow/Haul mode definitely decreases gas milage. It holds each gear longer (higher RPM) before upshifting and will downshift sooner. When we pulled the toad, it was frustrating not making it up hills without the tow/haul on. I'd rather have a smoother driving experience than save 1 MPG.

Got a DP now, so we get better milage AND have more power.
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Old 05-26-2011, 01:46 PM   #36
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I have the Triton V-10 in a 30 foot Winnebago Sightseer. We don't pull anything and I try to keep it at 60mph. Last weekend we kept close track of the mileage and are currently hitting 7.6 mpg.
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When I drive it like I like to I get 6.5 to 7. But when I drive 57 mph I got 10 on this last trip pulling the Wrangler. Sure seemed slow, took forever to get there.
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I just got 6.5 to 7.0 MPG on a 1600 mile trip pulling a CRV.
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Old 03-28-2012, 09:37 AM   #39
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Since my post in May '11 we've traded our '01 30' class C for a '11 32' class A weighing ~20000 vs ~14000 lb. Mileage dropped from 8.7 to 8.5 mpg on the hwy with negligible wind. We drive 60 mph. Considering the weight difference the newer V10 w/ Torqueshift trans seems to be doing pretty good.
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I have a 31' class C with the ford triton V-10. I average 8 mpg towing a chevy cavalier at 62 - 65 mph.
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