Gas mileage penalty towing an A-122?
Hi all, first post. We don't have a camper yet, but my wife and I are looking at an A-122. We had a full-size, but short camper-3500#-a few years ago, and the gas mileage towing it with our 2005 Nissan Frontier with 4.0L V6 dropped 50-55%, from 25-26 mpg to 12-13 range, which was hard to take after we retired.
We sold the full-size camper and are now thinking of getting an a-frame camper. Smaller, lighter (just the two of us, a small dog, and a parrot), hopefully easier and more economical to tow.
Our concern is what kind of gas mileage penalty might we expect-20%, 25%, 30%, more?
TIA for any info.
Larry aka CharlieDog