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Old 08-13-2010, 11:02 PM   #1
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6.2 diesel vs Sprinter

I have a 84 Country Squire C with a 6.2 which is known for being underpowered. Saw that the hp and tq ratings for a Sprinter based RV's are not that much more than my 6.2. Should I be able to keep up with a sprinter or are sprinters under rated on power? Just wondering.

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Old 08-14-2010, 05:16 AM   #2
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What does your 84 Country Squire C weigh? Compare that to the weigh of a Sprinter-based rig. Might provide a basis for comparison.

My 2006 Winnebago View, which is on a Sprinter chassis, weighs about 10,000 pounds and I don't consider it under-powered. Even with our 2,800 pound Mini Cooper toad, it does very well. We typically enjoy 14 to 15 mpg with the toad, driving between 60 and 65 mph.

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Good point did not consider weight. I have no complaints about my rig I was just curious. The previous owner stated the rig got 15mpg from MI to AR.
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