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2010 Silverado MPG

Discussion in 'Chevy Silverado Forum (GMC Sierra)' started by cbryce, Feb 11, 2013.

  1. cbryce

    cbryce New Member

    I'm thinking about buying a lifted 2010 Silverado(4.8L). It's got a 4in Suspension Lift, Nitto 295/55 R20 Tires, 20in Premium Wheels


    Any idea what MPG I'd be looking at?

    thank you
  2. stchman

    stchman Active Member 1 Year 1000 Posts

    Depends, did the person you're buying from re-program the computer for the new tire height?
  3. bazar01

    bazar01 Member 2 Years 100 Posts

    My 2011 5.3L V8 gets about 17-18 mpg in the city and 20-21 highway driving like a senior. My 2001 ranger 4.0 V6 gets 16 city and 18-19 highway that's why I am better off with a full size truck.

    I really do not care about the mpg on the truck because it is a business necessity. I guess what I am trying to say is we buy a truck because we need it.
  4. redvett

    redvett Member

    Probably around 13-14 mpg. The large tires and the lift are fuel economy killers.
  5. stchman

    stchman Active Member 1 Year 1000 Posts

    Same here.

    I had a 2001 Explorer Sport Trac (Explorer with a 4ft bed) and the best I ever got was 20MPG. My 2008 Silverado weighed ~800 lbs more than the Sport Trac, had ~115 more HP and got better fuel economy.

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    My 2008 and my 2013 have the 275 55 R20 tires and gets way better than 13-14. My guess is the lift completely ruins the aerodynamics of the vehicle.

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