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Old 08-22-2012, 12:47 PM   #11
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From what I have heard of the 6.0 those numbers sounds hig, but he did say he was running around 60-65 so it is possible.

I tow our HW27SC with a Ford Excursion 6.0 diesel. We get 16-17 at 75 mph. If I towed at 60-65 I am sure it owuld be higher.

My old 5.3 Tahoe got around 11-12 towing small trailers.
Ya you have a diesel I could understand you getting that good of milage. Maybe he has a 2wd but I still find that hard to believe even at 60-65 mph.
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Old 08-22-2012, 01:27 PM   #12
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Are you sure you meant the 14.8mpg. I find that extremely hard to believe when most don't even get that not pulling a trailer. My work truck gets about 10-12 not towing anything. I am lucky to get around 15 on the highway.
Before I bought my current trailer, I towed a Trailmanor and averaged ~15.3 mpg. Fold down trailers really make a difference.
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Old 08-22-2012, 02:57 PM   #13
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So far, we have been getting 14-15 mpg towing our HW296. We usually keep the speed between 60 and 65. Our previous trailer was an Outback TT, and 8-10 mpg was about the best we could get. That was the main reason we got a PUP.

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Old 01-07-2014, 12:28 AM   #14
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Hi I am Bill, I just picked up my HW296 last Friday. I tow it with Ram 1500 5.7 Hemi V8. It tows very well. no sway. I am having problem with getting my Truck to operate the Electric breaks on the camper. Just my luck a "plug and play" won't! I have to go to the dealer this week and hope they don't figure out how to charge me! You should be just fine with your truck and this camper.
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Old 02-22-2014, 09:04 AM   #15
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I pull my HW296 with a Dodge Dakota (4.7 v-8) and get 11-13 mpg on average when fully loaded and five people in the truck. A trip through a lot of hills or mountains drops the mpg into the single digits.
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Old 03-02-2014, 06:05 PM   #16
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I have an '07 Silverado 1500 Classic 4x4 Z71 and get 13-14 mpg towing our Flagstaff HW27KS

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Old 03-25-2014, 05:33 PM   #17
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I have a Ram (2013)1500 V8 Hemi and I have gotten up to 16 Mi to the Gl towing my HW296. I am selling my HW296 if you are interested
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