|08-06-2007 05:43 AM|
Put your top/windows/doors back on, and drive with an egg under the peddle.
|08-05-2007 09:02 PM|
|08-05-2007 06:23 PM|
I have a 2000 Sahara V6 4.0L Automatic w/ Soft top and am getting 12MPG average. I have 111,000 miles on it and just within the past few thousand miles replaced the spark plugs and cables. Also had a new radiator installed and changed the belt, but I still can't keep up with the cost of gas the thing guzzles.
What else could I change out to improve my gas milage. If i could get up to 15 or 16 (which I think is highly unlikely) I would be so much happier, but at the rate I drive gas is costing more then anything.
How well do the Jeep's handle the performance chips that re-balance the gas ratio?
I can get 215 miles or so before the low gas light comes on. Apparently it's a 19 gallon tank too.
|08-04-2007 04:04 PM|
|lambertdaman||my 97 tj 4.0 gets about 15mpg with 31's stock gears. just got my 4.88's yesterday and going up to 35's, can.t wait to see how she drives.|
|08-04-2007 01:06 PM|
Last tank... 18.5 with doors and top off with bikini top. 50% highway miles. This was my second tank after changing out the throttle body on my 2.5 to a 4.0 body. Took the restrictions out of the air box and put in plugs, wires, cap, rotor and filter.
95 yj w/ 30x9.5 MT's.
The first tank after the swap was 15.6 mpg.
|08-04-2007 12:58 PM|
Just got gas. Took 15.1 gallons and went 282 miles (tank wasn't empty and gas light wasn't on).
What's that, like 18.7 MPG? That's about 75% highway driving, though my highway driving is done at rush hour going to/from work, so traffic is pretty heavy.
|08-03-2007 10:20 PM|
|cpl_dvldog||I just checked my stock JK 2 door X model, with about 2000 miles on it, and all I got was 15.8 mpg|
|08-03-2007 07:27 PM|
|08-03-2007 06:59 PM|
|08-03-2007 04:29 PM|
|rich1014||I have an 05 TJ - 4.0, 4.56 gearing with 33" ProComps. I recently checked my mileage with a Garmin GPS to be accurate and I'm getting right at 14.0. That's probably about 75% hwy.|
|08-03-2007 02:18 PM|
I guess I'm pretty luck.
In my 05 Sport 4.0L 6-speed (all stock) I get about 300 miles on a tankful, which is about 16.5 gallons tops.
So im mixed driving I probably get 18-19 MPG.
All this is with the top off.
|08-03-2007 08:13 AM|
|Odd is he||I'm gettin between 12-14mpg with 33's and stock gears in my 94 yj|
|08-03-2007 07:36 AM|
Head up display...The shiznit!
31MPG BEING BAD
|08-03-2007 06:36 AM|
|08-02-2007 10:34 PM|
now thats fast...
hmm. gotta go. feeling like a little snack for some reason.
|08-02-2007 10:33 PM|
Spiral Haaaaaaaaaam mmmmmmmhmmm
|08-02-2007 10:30 PM|
|08-02-2007 10:28 PM|
|08-02-2007 10:17 PM|
Hell, just try no AC in Aug in TX...with the windows up. Yeah right.
|08-02-2007 09:20 PM|
in my 1955 i get 6 mpg and about 50mpq (miles per quart)
but thats a really old motor that isnt tuned and it is well old!!!!
you should get better then 12 though, like 15-18 is regular
|08-02-2007 09:13 PM|
I got back from a trip to CO and back a few weeks ago - 23/24 hours of interstate/country road driving (excluding the all day wheeling trips) It consistently averaged 20-22mpg based on my GPS's odometer (VERY accurate), pushing the engine as hard as it will go. On other trips if I took it real easy I've been able to push 25mpg.
Around town it'll get about 17 or 18 or so.
2.5L, 33"s, STOCK gearing
|08-02-2007 09:03 PM|
|dbwvu||I guess Im lucky, my 97 4.0 gets 18 if I keep my foot out of it and putt around town. I even have a bad 02 sensor and no mods|
|08-02-2007 08:42 PM|
|binaryking||I get 17.6 with my 02 Grand Cherokee with the 4.7 V8. That's with the AC on.|
|08-02-2007 08:38 PM|
My '00 Sport gets 10mpg with 33's and a 5 speed, stock gears. But I am a bit heavy on the go go pedal.
|08-02-2007 07:54 PM|
|Walkeraviator||I average 17 or so. I-6 Automatic 3-spd w/3.07 gears on 215/75r15. I drive like someone 30 years older than me.... I spent all my lead foot in my civic with a stick and coilovers.|
|08-02-2007 07:52 PM|
|2much||yeah i get between 12 and 14 with my top off, and I have 33's a six cylinder, and I keep my foot in the gas pretty good. Do you have bigger tires, if so your calculations a skewed.|
|08-02-2007 06:28 PM|
Honest? 16.5 top on, 11-12 top off, driving fuel concious. I have seen 9 in my Jeep before. Top off, driving normal etc.
Mines a stock rubi.
|08-02-2007 05:39 PM|
|1BLKJP||Don't feel bad. I'm pullin like 9 with my 35's on it. Don't care though. Didn't buy it for the mileage. Bought it to drive over shit.|
|08-02-2007 05:31 PM|
|08-02-2007 05:30 PM|
|LITTLEMAX||thanks for all the responses........I have had my foot on the pedal a little heavy....lol. I have a F250 Diesel 7.3 that I was driving, bought the Jeep to get better gas mileage......lol...the diesel is getting 16 mpg.....Jeep is more fun, and as my wife says, "it's a man thing".....|
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