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Old 09-20-2014, 03:02 PM   #1
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I'm thinking of buying a 2015 Ford F250 with the 6.2L gas engine. I don't want the diesel. I will be towing a small 5th wheel which weighs in at about 8,000 pounds and has a pin weight of about 1,400. What kind of realistic gas mileage can I expect?
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Old 09-20-2014, 04:23 PM   #2
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Chill billy, I tow a 35 ft TT with a Silverado 2500HD, 6 liter gas. Average 10mpg. Trailer dry weight is 7400.
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Old 09-20-2014, 04:42 PM   #3
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Not very good, I wouldn't expect better than 8 or 9 mpg
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Old 09-20-2014, 06:22 PM   #4
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I bought a 2014 F250 4X4 with tow package last month and tow a 24 foot Work and play fully loaded with wheelers and gear it weights about 7800 lbs. Took it the UP in MI last month tows like a dream but only got 7-8 MPG.
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Old 09-20-2014, 06:30 PM   #5
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8 - 10 MPG with slight inclines.
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Old 09-20-2014, 06:33 PM   #6
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Nephew had similar setup with 250 gasser. He claimed 7-8 mpg but complained of lack of power on hill climbs. Just traded back to 2500 duramax.
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Old 09-20-2014, 06:48 PM   #7
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Nephew had similar setup with 250 gasser. He claimed 7-8 mpg but complained of lack of power on hill climbs. Just traded back to 2500 duramax.
If you're going to be pulling on flat, level ground and only occasionally, then the gasser is the way to go. But don't expect much more than 7-9 when your pulling your rig. Hilly country will net you somewhere between 5-8, depending on what kind of speed you want to maintain.

I finally got tired of having to deal with all the limitations of my gasser and went diesel. Now I can pull whatever, wherever I want and still get 10-12mpg
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Old 09-20-2014, 07:53 PM   #8
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We towed our fifth wheel, 8528RKWS around 8000 lbs from Mass to Goshen.
999 miles, 104 gallons, 9.6 aveage mpg
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Old 09-20-2014, 08:30 PM   #9
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With that same set up, 2014 Ford F250 super duty gas pulling a 32ft super lite trailer what are your thoughts on pulling a kia soul behind the trailer
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Old 09-20-2014, 08:35 PM   #10
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Question if the TT is rated to tow.
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