Originally Posted by GalsofEscape
So it would seem but it appears that even the gas trucks only get 8 mpg with the taller campers. That seems to be the average all around.
The worst we get is 8 mpg towing the hybrid. We got around 13 mpg with our 3800 lb high wall. Not towing, I get 17-18 City but 23 highway. We tow with a V8 Durango. And yes winds do make a difference.
With my newer Ford F150 Screw 4WD 5.0L w/3.73, I constantly get 10.5mpg to 11.0 pulling the 2012 Jayco Jay Flight 26BH. This trailer is about the tallest wind sail out of any.
With my previous much smaller truck, the 2008 SPort Trac V8, I got around 8 - 9 mpg pulling the smaller Jayco Jay Flight 19BH, but when you strain the engine and the truck is shorter, more wind hits the trailer's flatter front face and your mileage goes down.
2019 Ford F150
Race Red XLT Sport, CC, 4WD, 145" WB, 3.5L Ecoboost, 10 speed, 3.55 Locking Axle, 1830# Payload, 12,700# Tow Rating, pulling a 2020 Rockwood Premier 2716G Pop Up
, with a 14' box. Previously had 2012 Jayco Jay Flight 26BH
and 2008 Jayco Jay Flight 19BH
Travel Trailers. Also previously had 2007 Starcraft 2406 Pop Up with 12' box
and bathroom, Previously had 2005 Rockwood 2290 Pop Up with 12' box
and porta potty cabinet. Trucks and Trailers.