Originally Posted by Divingbiker
This 7.3 with the 10 speed transmission is a pulling machine. I'm very happy with its performance. Working , we average 10 mpg. So far, no problems or issues. It just works.
Conversely, I have a F350 diesel truck as my everyday driver. Camper loaded and running 65 mph, average 12 mpg.
It is my 'opinion' that the things that could possibly go wrong with a modern emissions compliant diesel far outweigh any shortcomings of a gas powered truck.
As a Ram/Cummins owner I have learned about things like "Limp Mode", repair parts wait times, and blindingly expensive repair costs. My last truck was an F250 with a gas engine. Simple, cheap, reliable, and very repairable on the road.
My 2016 Cummins Longhorn gets 11.5 MPG at its best and diesel fuel is typically more expensive than gas so for my light hauling needs (a 3800 Lb camper) you can be sure my next truck will be gas
... and most likely a Ford.
Thank you Divingbiker
for posting your Ford truck mileage info.