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okay, i want to hear the "real" mpg you guys are getting, no pulling trailers, no driving like dale jarret...just real MPG.

highway driving: i'm saying 65-80 mph
city driving: all stop and go, frequent stops, max. 45 mph.

i'm anxious to hear realistic driven results on ford/chev/dodge/toyota half tons. for this thread, no diesels, no 3/4 tons
 

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I didn't realize 1/2 tons were actually considered trucks.
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My half ton 2010 F 150 gets 14.8 average. My dad has a 2008 f 150 gets 18..... he drives a lot easier than I do :laughing:

Our 07 3/4 diesel gets about 15

08 3/4 gas gets about 15

01 3/4 truck and 01 one ton van get about 12.

My brothers personal ride is an 05 V 10 Ford, gets 13.
 

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I didn't realize 1/2 tons were actually considered trucks.
i don't remember mentioning "trucks" in my poll criteria. but if you are dealing with a 30k lb. kenworth with a c-12 cat, 18 spd...3/4 tons, 1 tons don't fit that criteria either. i just asked what people were getting with half tons, sorry i wasted your time viewing that thread.
 

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only reason i am posing this...i have sold my 3/4, 1 ton diesels...i bought a "new" 2013 chev 1/2 ton with a 5.3, and city wise, empty, getting 13/14 mpg, highway 17-18 mpg i am not real fond of the truck, REALLY liking the new tundra, thinking of trading again.
 

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I have recently tracked my mileage in my 99 Ford E350 (I know, it's a one ton!)

I drive about 2/3 highway and 1/3 city, never pulled a trailer and have the 5.4 liter with 268k on it. I get 13.5 mpg on a consistent basis.
 

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Chevy, 2002, short bed, auto, single cab, 2x4, small V8- 12-16 MPG.

No tool box & no rack either.
 

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Chevy, 2002, short bed, auto, single cab, 2x4, small V8- 12-16 MPG.

No tool box & no rack either.
Must be the wifes....:whistling
 

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2012 F-150. 2WD V-6 Ladder Rack with 1 Fiberglass extension.

16.4 MPG average on 82,000 miles.

I might also say no repairs, same breaks, tires, etc from 0miles when I got it.
 

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I get 45 mpg pretty much all the time, city or highway...in a volkswagen rabbit diesel (nicely restored btw, not a hunk of rusting junk..) I have a truck, but I have a tow hitch on the rabbit and a 4x8 trailer...I hardly use my truck for anything, except heavy loads...

Edit: oops, guess this is half ton trucks only. Maybe I should buy a rabbit truck so it will count.
 

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06 chevy, 3/4ton, 6.0l gas, crew cab short bed gets 13.8 every damn tank.

08 chevy 1/2ton 5.3l regular cab 14.9 this is the motor that switches back and forth from 8cyl to 4cyl.

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Big tanks and good gas mileage is what finally got me to stop for a break more often than when I needed gas.
 

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07 Toyota Tundra, double cab, long bed. The truck is a 1/2 ton weighing in at 7k with a System one rack on.

Without the rack and stock tires I can get 13 city and 16 highway....but the truck has oversized nitto's on it which are heavy so i probably get 11mpg city, the rack kills the aero dynamics, the truck only has a 20 gallon tank-200/tank lol that is my only beef. I have had no problems with the truck absolutely love it @ 88k
 

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2003 tundra 4.7 4x4 with tools and rack.

12mpg around town, average speed 15mph

20mpg at 60
18 at 70
 
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