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View Poll Results: What Mileage does your VS30 get, at what speed?
Under 13 MPG @ 75+ MPH 1 3.45%
Under 13 MPG @ 61-74 MPH 0 0%
Under 13 MPG @ <61 MPH 0 0%
13-16 MPG @ 75+ MPH 3 10.34%
13-16 MPG @ 61-74 MPH 3 10.34%
13-16 MPG @ <61 MPH 1 3.45%
17-19 MPG @ 75+ MPH 5 17.24%
17-19 MPG @ 61-74 MPH 4 13.79%
17-19 MPG @ <61 MPH 2 6.90%
20-22 MPG @ 75+ MPH 1 3.45%
20-22 MPG @ 61-74 MPH 3 10.34%
20-22 MPG @ <61 MPH 2 6.90%
23-26 MPG @ 75+ MPH 2 6.90%
23-26 MPG @ 61-74 MPH 2 6.90%
23-26 MPG @ <61 MPH 2 6.90%
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Old 07-23-2019, 10:42 AM   #11
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Default Re: What Diesel Mileage does your VS30 get?

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You should re calculate. The older 5 speed auto versions beat that.
I agree. It should be much higher. Are you fully loaded with passengers? Taking off slowly or fast? Going up hill a lot? Idle a lot with the AC on (this really affects our MPG). Lots of things to consider.
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Old 07-24-2019, 07:37 PM   #12
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14.3 mpg is bad...you need to carry a bigger tank if you are getting that low mpg
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Old 07-26-2019, 03:35 AM   #13
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You should re calculate. The older 5 speed auto versions beat that.

It was showing up on the trip computer, naybe its not accurate. I will try doing a manual calculation.
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Old 07-26-2019, 03:37 AM   #14
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I agree. It should be much higher. Are you fully loaded with passengers? Taking off slowly or fast? Going up hill a lot? Idle a lot with the AC on (this really affects our MPG). Lots of things to consider.
Actually just with a few tool boxes, mostly empty. Taking off normal speed and no hills. Have not done too much idle with AC on. Will do a manual calculation and check. Maybe the trip computer is not accurate on the van.
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Old 07-26-2019, 01:46 PM   #15
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Actually just with a few tool boxes, mostly empty. Taking off normal speed and no hills. Have not done too much idle with AC on. Will do a manual calculation and check. Maybe the trip computer is not accurate on the van.
The most accurate way to calculate fuel consumption is:

Reset trip meter and Fill up.... Drive till 1/8 tank....Fill up again then divide miles by gallons...repeat 3 times and get average of the 3 results. That's as close as you will get to real time fuel mileage.

Provided you do not alter normal driving conditions during test

My 2016 Crew RWD was consistently getting around 17. I did the math after almost every fill up for 2 years. worst was 15.6 best was 20.9 coming back from Mammoth Mountain...All downwind and going from 7000 ft to sea level....395 miles

These new vans should be getting close to 19 consistently with the 2 over drive gears

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Old 07-31-2019, 12:28 PM   #16
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Hi there Guys,
this is my first post

I have the 2019 AWD MWB 3 Litre v6 7 sp auto high roof.

5000km so far, average according to computer is 12 km/ 100km General driving around city few trips on highway at 100kmh.

Not to sure how accurate that all is , considering the motor does an exhaust burn every now and then , which burns heaps of fuel when driving or at idle. So much for carbon footprint and environment! Not sure what that's all about.

Anyway the van will do better fuel economy on the open road , no problem.
Hope this helps.

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Old 07-31-2019, 02:15 PM   #17
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Hi there Guys,
this is my first post

I have the 2019 AWD MWB 3 Litre v6 7 sp auto high roof.

5000km so far, average according to computer is 12 km/ 100km General driving around city few trips on highway at 100kmh.

Not to sure how accurate that all is , considering the motor does an exhaust burn every now and then , which burns heaps of fuel when driving or at idle. So much for carbon footprint and environment! Not sure what that's all about.

Anyway the van will do better fuel economy on the open road , no problem.
Hope this helps.

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The on board computer is never accurate! It is only estimated. Only true method is by my previous post.
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Old 09-18-2019, 02:49 AM   #18
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2019 6-cyl diesel with 7-speed. Drove an average of 70 mph over 1200 miles, recently. Passed quite a few times up to 85 mph. Mountains and flats. Averaged 18.6-19.6 mpg after fill-ups. Empty 170 cargo van.
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Old 09-18-2019, 04:58 AM   #19
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2019 6-cyl diesel with 7-speed. Drove an average of 70 mph over 1200 miles, recently. Passed quite a few times up to 85 mph. Mountains and flats. Averaged 18.6-19.6 mpg after fill-ups. Empty 170 cargo van.
That sounds right where I thought it should be . about a 2 MPG improvement from older 5 speed version
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Old 09-22-2019, 05:03 AM   #20
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Just finished a 1000+ mile round trip of CA. 144 low roof with oversized tires which aren't helping. Went up and town a couple of mountains including tahoe. Ended the trip north of 19.5 mpg. I can't put my finger on an exact number but I feel like i'm paying 2-4 mpg in the 17" wheels and oversized KO2s. I can hear the resistance.
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