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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-15-2017, 05:49 PM Thread Starter
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V6 mpg

Today, we took a 200 Mile drive on the highway on rolling hills type of terrain at 70 MPH. Filled the tank with 92 Octane fuel and here is what it got.

Along the way took these snapshots; not bad?

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Nice. Is the top with the 92 octane and the bottom with regular? Still good either way. I average around 24 on the highway but I also set the cruise at 75 and have 4wd and I exclusively use regular.

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Don't trust the DIC. Mine reads about 2 mpg better than actual calculated use.

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Not surprised I generally can beat the posted mileage..

I noticed with the 2017 The V4 mode reall adds to the mpg.

Also when you coast down hill get all off the gas as it shut off the flow for more mpg on DI engines.

I don' drive for mpg but If I can add without doing something annyoing I will try it.

So far my city driving is 18-19.5. I have a short freeway shot going to work of 3 miles and that is at 75 mph. The rest is stop and go. I am pleased so far.

My old Sonoma struggled to get 19 with the same gear and about 800 pounds less with 2/3 the power.
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I set the Trip A to 0 after fuelling up. So that is what I got and seems to par with is left on the tank. All the driving was done with 92 Octanes and NO Dafting; cruise set to 70 MPH, 5 under the posted limit. I thought it was 200 miles, the oddo read 184 at the end of the trip. If you noticed, at 144 Miles, the needle shows full.

I found out, the sweet spot is 45~50 MPH. Was hitting 30s at that speed on flat terrain, sometimes more. As said before, not bad for a truck, the speed and a gasser.

Anyway, just posting what the truck gave me.
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My 2015 SLT has given decent mileage from the git-go averaging 24.9+ in the good months and in winter with the crap gas at 22.9 . I have used my info center and actual mileage vs fuel consumed methods. I tend to drive very consertatively (received 97%) on the On Star monthly evaluation, and even in the 80 zones keep my speed at 70 and vehicle in the right lane while those on a tighter schedule can zip on by.
I Am Currently waiting delivery on a 2017 Denali with the V6 and eight speed transmission am hoping tÓme will bring in mileage a bit better than i get now. Only time will tell..

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