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What's your MPG? #2

Discussion in 'Performance & Fuel' started by ChevyFan, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan Administrator Staff Member 1000 Posts

    Now that I've had my 2010 Traverse for a few weeks, I'm pretty much settled in that I'm going to get about 24 MPG freeway going between 60 and 65 with cruise control on. City is much different, depends on what type of stop-and-go traffic I'm in, but overall I'm right about 16 MPG total city and highway.
    Last edited: Oct 29, 2013
  2. Conlan Rose

    Conlan Rose Super Moderator 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    I'll repost my mileage since it has changed a bit.
    Highway: Best: 21, Worst: 12, Normal: 16-18
    City: Best: 12, Worst: 6, Normal:10-12
    Combined: Best: 18, Worst: 12, Normal: 14-16
    Factory EPA estimates: Highway: 16, City: 12, Combined: 14

    So I'm running close to factory numbers with 198,000+ miles.
  3. SurrealOne

    SurrealOne Former Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    On the winter mix I'm running ~13.8 city and ~16 hwy. I get about ~14mpg combined since most of my driving is city. Factory numbers for this truck are 15-17mpg, so I'm pretty pleased to be running only 1mpg under par given the age of the truck and my mods.
  4. E_HILLMAN

    E_HILLMAN New Member

    2012 Duramax
    Getting about 12-14 city
    16-21 highway depending on speed. 70mph gets around 20 consistent while anything over drops it quick.
    Towed 12,000lbs @ 85mph Friday night for 100 miles and got around 12 mpg from Central to Southern KY.

    Thinking about a programmer to try to get the non towing mpgs up a lil more. (is it worth it?)
  5. reggiecab2000

    reggiecab2000 Member 100 Posts

    highest mpg ever obtained:17 mpg (steady 61 mph from corpus christi to dallas-fort worth)
    usual highway from corpus christi to san antonio and vice versa: 14-15 mpg
    city (to school, work, etc.): 12-13 mpg
  6. TroyChurch

    TroyChurch New Member

    My 2001 Silverado 2500HD 8.1L gets 10mpg...Loaded, unloaded, sitting still, in the mountains, on flat ground...It's just 10!

    The 2000 Yukon XL 1500 5.3L gets 16-18mpg
  7. bkaab

    bkaab New Member

    96 1500 extended cab short bed 2wd w/Vortec 5.0L auto trans

    18-21mpg highway
    12-15mpg city

    15mpg overall. So far this year.
  8. Toymyster

    Toymyster New Member 100 Posts

    I just tallied it all up. Since my engine swap, I averaged 13.5mpg over 1500 miles. That was some highway, some city, and some dirt and 4x time thrown in. Huge improvement over my last setup!! :glasses:
  9. jsmith4816

    jsmith4816 New Member 100 Posts

    I average about 12 in my 94k1500. Worst was about 9 but that was with a lot of 4wd and stop and go.
  10. kinson33

    kinson33 New Member 100 Posts

    Driving it like I want to: 12mpg

    Conservative: 13.3mpg...

    Just tuned it up, any other Avy's doing much better?

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