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Old 10-28-2017, 07:30 AM   #1
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buying new truck need info

any one out there driving 3.5 ecoboost or 2.7 ecoboost ford, we have
21 ft , looking for real fuel numbers,when towing ,
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Old 10-28-2017, 09:34 AM   #2
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Tow is a 2016 f150 2.7 ecoboost supercrew shortbed for a 2017 21. No trailer get 20-22. With trailer 11-12.
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Old 10-28-2017, 09:55 AM   #3
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2015 F150 2.7L EcoBoost, towing our 19 which averages around 4000-4050 lbs.

Towing mileage average - 15 mpg.

Non towing mileage average - 25 mpg.

This is based on a mix of interstates, secondary roads, etc, over longer distances and a couple of years worth of data.

You'll be extremely pleased towing a 21 with the EcoBoost V6, but I would HIGHLY recommend you make sure to get the extended range fuel tank (36 gallon). The range with this option is incredible.
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Old 10-28-2017, 10:22 AM   #4
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13.5 to 16.5 towing 5.0TA with 2016 F150 4x4 with 2.7 . Can get 22 highway not towing and averages 16 around town. This is in New England
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Remember these American type folks are quoting based on there small gallons. Your results will be better with Imperial gallons.

I now much prefer to think in litres/100 km for fuel consumption. That said, towing my 5.0TA with a 2015 3.5 L EcoBoost, I am usually between 19-22 L/100 km, or 12.8-14.9 mpg imp 10.7-12.4 mpg us. I do have to admit to being a little speedy most of the time, usually doing at least 10 kph over, up to a max of 120 kph.
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Old 10-28-2017, 01:52 PM   #6
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2015 F150 2.7L EcoBoost, towing our 19 which averages around 4000-4050 lbs.

Towing mileage average - 15 mpg.

Non towing mileage average - 25 mpg.

This is based on a mix of interstates, secondary roads, etc, over longer distances and a couple of years worth of data.

You'll be extremely pleased towing a 21 with the EcoBoost V6, but I would HIGHLY recommend you make sure to get the extended range fuel tank (36 gallon). The range with this option is incredible.

Robert, I would agree with you on the benefits of a long range fuel tank; especially on some of the more remote regions of North America. But unfortunately, the range on my bladder is only about 120 miles at 60 mph. Whoa is me!
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Old 10-28-2017, 03:37 PM   #7
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Robert, I would agree with you on the benefits of a long range fuel tank; especially on some of the more remote regions of North America. But unfortunately, the range on my bladder is only about 120 miles at 60 mph. Whoa is me!
I can relate, that's why it's good having your bathroom in tow
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I can relate, that's why it's good having your bathroom in tow
An old water bottle makes for a good bathroom in the tow.
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Would that be a Canadian liter or a US quart��
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Would that be a Canadian liter or a US quart��
Pretty much the same thing.
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