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Discussion in 'Ram Trucks' started by jeff113, Apr 2, 2003.

  1. jeff113

    jeff113 Junior Member
    from md
    Messages: 1

    why does dodge truck have to burn more gas then chevy or ford.
  2. dillyolboy

    dillyolboy Member
    Messages: 97

    uhmmmmm Is this supposed to be some kind of riddle? Could you be more specific as to what you are refering to? If you take a Ford 351 MPFI vs a 360 Magnum the Magnum would clean its clock especially towing and deliver similar mileage if not better. O and the Dodge is a much nicer truck to drive
  3. John DiMartino

    John DiMartino PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 2,154

    Jeff, IMo the Fords and Dodges burn about the same,they are teribble unless they are diesels. The Gm trucks, always do better on fuel(gas only). I'm sure the lower profile of the truck means less drag,and GM imo has the best line up of gas engines out there,they are efficient,smooth and powerful,teamed with good automatics. With diesels the Dmax/Cummins are within 1-2 mpg empty,towing the Cummins seams to get slightly better mpg.The PSD's seem to get a little worse MPG which i feel is normal since they do have the biggest engine.