Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-27-2014, 07:03 AM   #31
Senior Member
RSchleder's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Iowa
Posts: 1,095
I'm kinda surprised folks are pulling 9,000+ trailers with the Eco boost 3.0.

Days camping (2015)----88 days
Days camping (2016) ---110 days
2016 Wildcat MAXX 28RKX (33' TT), 2007 13' Scamp
2015 Ram Laramie Hemi
30 years RV'ing
12 different RV's
RSchleder is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-27-2014, 07:10 AM   #32
Senior Member
Rrickim63's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 458
I'll be curious to see how they survive the test of time after 100k or 10 yrs. Still an impressive motor

2006 Roo 23B hybrid

1999 Chevy Silverado Ext cab 4.8L with tow package
Rrickim63 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-27-2014, 11:20 AM   #33
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 58
For what it is worth, 2010 GMC Sierra, 4.8 engine 3:23 axle, towing 2013 Rockwood Minilite 2109S, UVW 3700 lbs. averaged 15 mpg running from Southern Ontario to Lancaster Pennsylvannia and return at mostly 55 mph. This included lots of hills on intestate 81.
chaslorr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-27-2014, 11:45 AM   #34
Senior Member
another_newfie's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 647
Originally Posted by RSchleder View Post
I'm kinda surprised folks are pulling 9,000+ trailers with the Eco boost 3.0.
Why? With the appropriate build you can easily top 2300lb in payload.
2015 F-350 SRW 6.7 PSD
2014 Crusader 295RST

1 Fantastic DW
1 Amazing DD
1 Beagle that will be missed (RIP Zeus)
another_newfie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-27-2014, 12:35 PM   #35
Gripper's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Windsor, Ontario
Posts: 133
Originally Posted by Charliec View Post
If anyone is pulling with a Ford F150 V6 3.5 EcoBoost I would be interested in your MPG. I have a 2504s and am getting 9.5 to 10 MPG on flat roads in East Texas. I ordered a K&N intake system that I hope will help but any other tips you may have would be interesting. Thanks in advance for your time to read and or reply.
When towing mine varies but on average from 18litres/100km to 25/100km depending on driving conditions. Two years ago we traveled to smokies in Tennessee for two weeks and return. I have the F150 fx4 eco-boost, Rick had a new dodge ram lariat 1500, and Charlie had a Chevy 1500 6 litre (we all get along too). I don't know the axel ratings etc. on each.. I will say at each fill-up all were pretty much the same within a few buck each time, but no one of use was always lower. I think the difference is when not towing as long as you lay off the turbo.
Essex County
Southern most area in Canada
2015 F150 XLT Sport 5 ltr V8
2011 Flagstaff classic 31.5'BHDS
Gripper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-27-2014, 01:28 PM   #36
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 73
I average 17-18 mph with my 2012 ecoboost. I love it. But I am only towing a pop up less than 4k. But my truck is fully loaded with kids and crap. Love how quiet it is and how powerful and quick it is.

Me the missus and three hooligans!
2014 Rockwood Premier 2317g
2012 Ford F150 super crew ecoboost
2011 Honda Pilot
3hooligans is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2014, 09:19 PM   #37
Mobilemikey's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 50
Towing on flat land, no wind I get 12 with my 2013 fx4. Headwind, into the hills at 60mph, 7 mpg. Pulling a windjammer with 3.55 rear end.

1st year owner.
Rockwood Windjammer 3029w "Alpha Site"
Enjoying life while the kid is away... In College...

(SOB) 5'er - Alpha Site
TV - 2015 F-250 Platinum (Betty)
Overnights... 2016 - 18 (so far), 2015 - 23, 2014 - 7
Deciding if the full time lifestyle is for us...
Mobilemikey is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:56 AM.