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Toyota Tacoma, Fuel System, Fuel Efficiency (MPG), Truck
#319 of 367 Re: MPG for a 2006 Toy Tacoma-BAD[mldj98]
Sep 02, 2008 (7:35 pm)
I have a 2006 Toyota Tacoma TRD 4 door. All I can say is that I am very disappointed with the milage I get. 14 MPG's on its best days. My brothers Ford 150 gets better. There has to be something wrong.
I have now about 40,000 miles and nothing has changed from day one. I am thinking of selling it for just this reason. I love the truck otherwise but bad gas milage for a 6 banger. I had a Plymouth Voyager van with a 6 banger that got close to 30 MPGs. With the Toyota, I can literly watch the gas gauge go down from stop to stop!!!
What gives???? Any help out there
I can be contacted at 310-227-6860 or email at meconeaol.com
#320 of 367 Re: 2005 Tacoma MPG [hammaa]
Sep 02, 2008 (7:46 pm)
Whats your email or phone number?
I get 14 MPGs with my 2x4 Toy Tac TRD
May have a cure
#321 of 367 Re: Toyota Tacoma mileage [mrestivo]
Sep 15, 2008 (11:32 am)
i have a 2008 reg cab , 2wd , 4cyl , automatic with 3,025 miles on it and i'm getting on the freeway to work 24 miles to 25 miles per gal. Its 20 miles each way. I run it tell the fuel light comes on and the divide by the gals. Usually run between 60 -65 miles per hr , when the traffic permits.
#322 of 367 Re: Toyota gas mileage [simonkenton2]
Sep 25, 2008 (12:22 pm)
I had a 2006 2X4 tacoma access cab 2.7L, I averaged about 400 miles to the tank, about 21 mpg, but my demand for power add off road made the mpg number not as high as they could be, so I just purchased 2009 tacoma 4.0L V6 5 speed auto double cab. First tank 20.8 mpg, second tank the same, but I drove 60 miles on mountain road, so I think things are getting better as it's loosing up.
#324 of 367 Toyota tacoma real world mileage
Sep 29, 2008 (11:39 am)
I'm looking to buy a Taco 4x4 v6. extended cab. I'm leaning for a 6 speed manual, does the manual make for better gas mileage?
#325 of 367 What is MPG range of 4WD Tacos in 2WD mode?
Oct 25, 2008 (11:10 am)
I saw a glossy at a dealership that posted 2 sets of ranges for a 4WD 4 cylinder Tacoma. The set in large type said 17/22. In smaller type below it said 20/26. While there was no clear explanation in the brochure, the dealer maintained the 20/26 range was what I could expect if I were operating the truck in 2WD mode. This goes against my common sense and past experience with other 4WD trucks. I expect that milleage is compromised even if 4WD is not engaged - there is additional weight and additional internal and external friction. But maybe Toyota has worked a miracle here. Can people with a 4 cylinder 4WD please chime in - what milleage range do you see when in 2WD and what is it in 4WD? Thanks!
#326 of 367 2009 Tacoma Double Cab
Nov 19, 2008 (9:22 am)
My first 5 tanks;
21, 19.5, 20.5, 20.5 and 20 mpg. Mostly driving back and forth to work, no long trips yet.
#327 of 367 Re: Stock TRD Sport Crew Cab 4X4 MPG v/s Modified MPG [tc07]
Nov 19, 2008 (10:05 am)
Well I added a soft tonneau and 70k mile hwy tires Continental Cross contact. I also had the front wheel bearings changed due to signs of wear. ( off roading ) Now after 3 tanks I get 20.25 mpg avg. If i could find a Gas Station that sold Gas that was not Enriched ( watered down) with ethonol. I might see 22 MPG avg. I am also building an HHO cell with an EEFE ( a computer to adjust the O2 sensor readings) and PWM (it makes the conversion of HHO more effecient). A guy on youtube has an '06 prerunner with the 4.0l and has seen a 18% increase in millage with the system running. Anyone else messing with HHO? here is a website to check out HHO http://alt-nrg.org/index.html
#328 of 367 1st tank on a 2008 Double Cab
May 03, 2009 (2:58 pm)
I just checked my gas mileage and I know its not real accurate to check 1 tank but so far it looks good 19.8 driving mixed city / highway