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Old 05-25-2012, 09:11 AM   #11
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Hi new here! We bought our Ford F150 with Eco Boost last April...and LOVE IT! it's is unbelievably great on gas. We have our Roo in a trailer park and have to drive 3 hours from home (highway driving)...and the comfort we get in our F150 is great. The space in the back seat for the 3 kids and a dog is a huge bonus....loads of room! We looked at another brand (may have been a Dodge) and it just didn't compare. We wouldn't trade it for nothing!
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Old 05-25-2012, 09:58 AM   #12
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it's is unbelievably great on gas.
Since coming back from our towing trip, my 1,300 mile MPG average is 20.4!! Unbelievable for a 6,000 pound truck.
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Obviously these people haven't towed with a Tundra 5.7.
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Old 05-25-2012, 08:38 PM   #14
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Obviously these people haven't towed with a Tundra 5.7.
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Old 05-29-2012, 05:24 PM   #15
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Just had my first camping trip with the 2012 Ford F-150 Eco-Boost and if did far better than my 2009 Chevy Siverado 1500. I pulled a Rockwood Roo (GVWR 5,743) 100 miles one way in elevations of 5,600 to 9,600 ft. Not only did it have enough pulling power, I could actually pass cars and had plenty of peddle left even at those elevations.

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Old 05-29-2012, 05:50 PM   #16
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Just had my first camping trip with the 2012 Ford F-150 Eco-Boost and if did far better than my 2009 Chevy Siverado 1500. I pulled a Rockwood Roo (GVWR 5,743) 100 miles one way in elevations of 5,600 to 9,600 ft. Not only did it have enough pulling power, I could actually pass cars and had plenty of peddle left even at those elevations.

Love it!
Yep, they're even better at altitude!
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Old 05-29-2012, 06:08 PM   #17
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Obviously these people haven't towed with a Tundra 5.7.

But what has that got to do with this thread?
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Old 05-29-2012, 06:26 PM   #18
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A ...2012 F 150 .. 3.5 L ECOBOOST engine...Super crew (4 full passenger doors )... 6 1/2 foot box ...4x2..Limited slip 3.73 axel... 1. Heavy duty payload package..2 Max Towing package.. (those are 2 seperate.. but important options) Xlt or lariat trim levels ...gives around 11,300-11,100 lbs of towing.. Either 5th wheel or TT.. and 2,600 lbs of payload capacity ....
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Just had our first trip with the new Rockwood and eco boost. I couldn't be happier with both.

My 5.4L V8 towed a 5000# Sunline ay 10mpg. The new V6 towed the 8000# 5th wheel at 11mpg. It quickly got up to highway speed (short run) and navigated the Adirondack mts without slowing down. Very impressed!
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