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Gas mileage still running 14-15 mpg (13 worst, 16 best) after 10k miles on a 2016 Pro 4X with manual transmission.

Even my 2005 run hard would barely dip into the 14's... does this sound right?
 

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stock? no, it doesn't sound right to me unless you're in the mountains, constantly in stop and go traffic or just beating the snot out of it.
 

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Sounds really low. Lifetime average in my stock '10 KC Pro-4x 6spd is 18.6mpg. I drive to/from work and other short trips in the city 5 days a week. On weekends I'll do some highway driving and offroading.
 

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yeah, my 06 4x4 with manual transmission gets 16-21 just like nissan claims. Lots of in town driving, weighed down with a camper topper and some work equipment.
 

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I'm in a 2015 SV CC V6 4x4. My average is about 16-17 and I've found that keeping the RPM below 2000 as much as you can really helps. Yes, you feel like Ma and Pa Pucket sometimes but it will help.
 

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I'm on my way back to New Jersey from Florida and running between 70-80 the whole time. Using Fuelly - Track and Compare your MPG to track it,my average has been 20.9 mpg.

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Just bought a 2014 Pro4X about 8 days ago. It looks like I'm getting 14-15 in everyday driving -- 6000-7000 ft. elevation in and around town and up and down hills. We did a 200+ mile trip on Saturday to Bodie, CA and back and got just under 21. Was happy with that given it's going over some passes both ways.
 

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2017 PROX I average a little over 18 mpg combined - love the fuelly app as well. I've gotten as high as 24 instantaneous while driving down the hwy at moderate speed and as low as 13 poking around town in Stop/Go Traffic. Overall I'm pretty happy with the MPG - not bad for a 4x4.
 

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I measured MPG in city stop and go traffic a few days ago and averaged ~16mpg for that portion of the tank (done the old fashioned way - filled up, set trip computer, drove 60 miles or so in the city over a few days and then topped off and divided trip mileage by gallons filled). 2016 SV V6 KC Automatic transmission, 4x2.

In researching mid-sized pickups, I learned that we buy these vehicles for the size and NOT for fuel savings - the newest breed of full sized pickups get similar fuel economy as the current breed of mid-sized pickups.

I am planning to add a tonneau cover over the coming weeks or month - we will see how that affects fuel economy.
 

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I am planning to add a tonneau cover over the coming weeks or month - we will see how that affects fuel economy.
Picked up about 1 MPG when I installed mine - really helps on the hwy, not as much in the city.
 

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Picked up about 1 MPG when I installed mine - really helps on the hwy, not as much in the city.
Good to hear, that's the opposite of what I expected. I expected the city driving to be unchanged as aero does not come into play. But on hwy I actually expected reduced economy due to increased drag in the bed.
 

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I measured MPG in city stop and go traffic a few days ago and averaged ~16mpg for that portion of the tank (done the old fashioned way - filled up, set trip computer, drove 60 miles or so in the city over a few days and then topped off and divided trip mileage by gallons filled). 2016 SV V6 KC Automatic transmission, 4x2.

In researching mid-sized pickups, I learned that we buy these vehicles for the size and NOT for fuel savings - the newest breed of full sized pickups get similar fuel economy as the current breed of mid-sized pickups.

I am planning to add a tonneau cover over the coming weeks or month - we will see how that affects fuel economy.
Mz, I have a tonno pro rigid and it really doesn't affect mileage for me one way or the other. YMMV, literally

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For perspective the absolute worst top up I ever had was 14mpg. Two weeks of short city trips in 4wd, sub zero temps with ice and 8"+ of snow on the ground.
 

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Worst gas mileage (all very short trips < 3 miles in town driving). 14.0 mpg
Best all highway (65-70 mph) 21.9 mpg

I would estimate 70% of the mileage has been in town, short trips

lifetime mpg as of today 17.6.
 

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I have stopped keeping track of my gas mileage on my truck. I find it is less bothersome to me if I am not sure how bad it is. I bought an Altima and drove it a few months but then my mother in law wanted to buy it from me. I was pretty happy to go back to driving my truck even if it is a gas hog. People worry too much about gas mileage. The actual cost savings you get by driving something good on gas is not really that big unless you have a very long commute. Most people might save $50 per month by switching from a truck to a economy car. Just take the family out to dinner one less time per month and you are even.....
 

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I have stopped keeping track of my gas mileage on my truck. I find it is less bothersome to me if I am not sure how bad it is. I bought an Altima and drove it a few months but then my mother in law wanted to buy it from me. I was pretty happy to go back to driving my truck even if it is a gas hog. People worry too much about gas mileage. The actual cost savings you get by driving something good on gas is not really that big unless you have a very long commute. Most people might save $50 per month by switching from a truck to a economy car. Just take the family out to dinner one less time per month and you are even.....
I fully agree, I track all of my spending, fuel accounts for 4%. Sounds like OP's truck has an issue though.
 

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I've been tracking every fill up on my 2017, and so far since new I've had 22 fill ups. My average is 20.14 MPG with a worst of 17.58 and a best of 22.53. I'm pretty happy with those numbers. Better than I was expecting based on what I'd seen from others.
 

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In SF i get about 15-16mpg due to the hills and stop and go, highway 19-20mpg
 
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