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Old 12-13-2020, 08:27 AM   #15
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Our 40' 350 hp loaded pulling a car on a trailer gets about 7.5. that being said my F-150 4.6 pulling the same trailer got 10 mpg. a no brainer to me.
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Over the past two years we did a combination of cross country travel along with periods of workamping when we did not move for a few months at a time.

For those two years our total fuel cost was only $3264.08 for approximately 10,000 miles of travel at 7.7 mpg.

I know I spent way more than $1600 a year just running back and forth to work in my previous working lifestyle.

Relax and travel slowly, fuel costs wonít be an issue.
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About 8-9 mpg seems to be the number most of us come up with.
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Another question on fuel economy

This is a topic that sometimes make me laugh fuel mileage. If you are worried how much fuel
Mileage you get donít buy it cause itís not going to be good. From 7 to 9 miles a gallon does it really matter in the cost of things. Have a blow out on a holiday weekend and see how much a tire cost on the side of freeway. Have a Diesel engine blow up then mortgage your house. There are way to many other high dollar problems that can happen and will happen if you do it long enough. If you figure in the price of tires for bigger rigs they run around 50-75 dollars a month depending if you change a 7or 8 years.So donít sweat the small stuff like fuel and enjoy RVing.
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I have always said if you worry very much about mpg then think twice about having an RV. Fuel costs is a small item in terms of buying and operating an RV.

Some exceptions might be for folks who live full time in their RVs in order to save money and tend to stay put in one place for months at a time.

While we are RVing we tend to average just about the same total cost as when we are at home. We stay at a mix private, public campgrounds and other free overnight parking. This is not say I won't make some effort, not very much, to find lower priced fuel if I can. But even then easy in and out may out weight difference in fuel costs.
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This is a topic that sometimes make me laugh fuel mileage. If you are worried how much fuel
Mileage you get donít buy it cause itís not going to be good. From 7 to 9 miles a gallon does it really matter in the cost of things. Have a blow out on a holiday weekend and see how much a tire cost on the side of freeway. Have a Diesel engine blow up then mortgage your house. There are way to many other high dollar problems that can happen and will happen if you do it long enough. If you figure in the price of tires for bigger rigs they run around 50-75 dollars a month depending if you change a 7or 8 years.So donít sweat the small stuff like fuel and enjoy RVing.
I wish i got 7 mpg try 5
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I wish i got 7 mpg try 5


Me to I wish for 6 those where just numbers for my comment.
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