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#1 of 25 Dodge Durango: MPG - Real World Numbers
Jul 13, 2006 (12:03 pm)
Report your mileage here!
#2 of 25 MPG Durango LTD Hemi 5.7L
Jul 14, 2006 (10:23 am)
I drive a 2005 Durango Hemi. My gas millage in the city is 15.7 M/G.US and on the hiway 21.5M/G.US. I have checked my gas millage on a weekly basis over the last 5000 miles. Total millage on the Durango is only 10.500KM or 65625 miles. I hope this helps.
#3 of 25 4.7 Engine...
Jul 26, 2006 (4:39 am)
2003 Dodge Durango / 4.7 engine...
Highway 17 - 18
#4 of 25 Re: MPG Durango LTD Hemi 5.7L [horst1]
Aug 26, 2006 (4:14 am)
I drive a 2005 SLT Durango with a 5.7L Hemi. our mpg in the city using 89 octane is 16.5 M/G. and on the hiway 23.5 with the cruse set at 72 mph.this was calculated after returning from a 1400 mile road trip.
I have checked my gas mileage on a weekly basis.
Total mileage on the Durango is only 35625 miles.
#5 of 25 Re:MPG Durango LTD Hemi 5.7L
Oct 16, 2006 (12:42 pm)
This is a phenomenal G MP you are getting with your Durango. Care to share some of your secrets how to get such a good millage?
#6 of 25 mpg accuracy
Oct 22, 2006 (3:39 pm)
I've been pretty lazy about doing a proper 'full to full' MPG check with our 2001 4.7L Durango so the following numbers are based on the trip computer: We average around 14 mpg for my wife's soccer-mom driving style (50/50 highway/city) driving. If I drive like an MPG freak I can hit 18 MPG on the highway.
Does anyone know how accurate the trip computer is for MPG?
#7 of 25 2006 5.7 Hemi
Dec 02, 2006 (9:40 am)
I'm getting 14 mpg in town (lead foot)
19 mpg hwy 60 mph
17 mpg 75mph
This truck only has about 2K miles on it, so it is really not fully broke in. I hope to improve some.
Dec 13, 2006 (12:12 pm)
We just purchased an 06 Durango SLT 5.7 Hemi. I have heard that the Gas mileage will improve once the engine is broken in, and from viewing your posts, I would have to agree because we are certainly not getting that kind of gas mileage. It is equipped with the MDS, so can anyone please give me a general idea of when we should expect to have reasonable gas mileage?
#9 of 25 Fuel Milage Computer
Dec 21, 2006 (10:47 am)
The computer is a farce. It tells you what milage your are getting at the time you look at it, not an overall milage. Usually when you look at the computer it is during ideal conditions, down hill, or some other condition. You need to have an overall milage check. The computer can not do that. That is why all these great fuel milages are reported. It's not a true milage evaluation.
#10 of 25 mpg questions
Dec 30, 2006 (10:14 am)
I odnt understand how people are acheving 18 mpg, i average about 14.7 or 14. mpg, i know that the hemi engine is more capabile of acheving better mpg, but i dont know how to.. Can anyone give me some tips? I have a 250 mile trip ahead of me in two weeks, and i would like to know how to get better mpg. Thnanks for your help...btw i have a 2006 dodge durango limited 4x4 hemi, with the 3.92 gears.