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Old 07-07-2015, 06:54 AM   #211
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My 95 Chevrolet Lumina V6 3.8 minivan drops from 30 mpg (canadian) to 15 when I tow my 17' trillium.
When I had the 13 footer I still got about 25. front drag, and what sticks out on the sides makes a big difference
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Old 07-23-2015, 11:24 AM   #212
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2014 Nissan Frontier 4dr, 4.0L V6
17' Casita Spirit Deluxe
Highway towing at 70 MPH 15.5 MPG
Non-Towing average 19-20 MPG
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Old 07-23-2015, 10:11 PM   #213
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Thanks, info has been logged.
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Old 07-26-2015, 07:53 AM   #214
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I am towing with a 2007 Dodge Nitro 4L, 6cyl. We had bought a Casita 17 with the idea of pulling it with our RAV4. We soon discovered that our RAV4 doesn't have the oomph to tow our trailer and we had to scramble for a tow vehicle that we could afford.
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Old 07-26-2015, 10:26 AM   #215
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2001 Oxygen dry weight 1650 lbs
2008 Pontiac Montana SV6 3.9L long wheel base with Class 2 hitch, std suspension..no other mods other than tranny cooler and brake controller.
just finished a 3500 km trip and averaged 24 mpg imperial (or 20 US) We only use this vehicle for towing and have never measured the tongue weight although it tows very easy.
24MPG IMP is amazing. Those Oxygen's are probably one of the most aerodynamic trailers ever built. Even towing our aero Airstream we can only get 18MPG highway, 16 overall, towing with a 3.0 Nissan Van or the 3.5 G35 sedan.
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Old 08-22-2015, 07:02 AM   #216
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Dodge Journey, 2012, V6, 3.6 L., 283 hp.

Bigfoot 15B17G, 1986, 2950 lbs loaded.

Trip of 2278 miles, from Montreal to Prince-Edouard-Island, and come back with Gaspesia Peninsula (Very mountainous portion)...

Tow and not tow combined is :
17.65 mpg (US)
21.09 mpg (Imperial or Canadian mesure)
13.39 L. / 100 km
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Old 08-22-2015, 08:26 AM   #217
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Dodge Journey, 2012, V6, 3.6 L., 283 hp.



Bigfoot 15B17G, 1986, 2950 lbs loaded.



Trip of 2278 miles, from Montreal to Prince-Edouard-Island, and come back with Gaspesia Peninsula (Very mountainous portion)...



Tow and not tow combined is :

17.65 mpg (US)

21.09 mpg (Imperial or Canadian mesure)

13.39 L. / 100 km

I tow with the exact same vehicle and get just slightly better mileage. My Boler is definitely a bit lighter than a Bigfoot.


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Old 08-22-2015, 12:12 PM   #218
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Thanks, the info is logged. That is pretty good fuel economy, Gilles.
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Old 08-22-2015, 12:23 PM   #219
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I tow with the exact same vehicle and get just slightly better mileage. My Boler is definitely a bit lighter than a Bigfoot.


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I forgot to mention the speed of travel which was 60 miles/hr on the highway, not more.
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Old 09-30-2015, 08:10 PM   #220
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I've added a bit more data to the table, gleaned from other threads. All are welcome to post their tow vehicle and trailer with MPG numbers (both towing and not towing).
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Old 10-01-2015, 06:48 AM   #221
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no idea of gas consumption as we just bought the vehicle 2 weeks ago!
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Old 10-05-2015, 05:50 PM   #222
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Vehicle year, make:2014 Subaru Outback
Engine: 2.5L 4cyl
Vehicle's tow and hitch weight rating: 2700#, 200#
Trailer year, make: 2009 Trillium
Trailer weight: 1860#
Trailer tire size & brand: Carlisle ST175/80R13
MPG towing and MPG not towing: 26.43/23.03mpg
Typical tow speed (helps us put your towing MPG into perspective):55/60mph
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Old 10-05-2015, 05:52 PM   #223
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Gas Mileage of 2014 Subaru Outback
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Old 10-08-2015, 05:45 PM   #224
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1973 Amerigo FG-16 (name under discussion)
Legendary trailer weight between 1360 empty and 2050 lbs. loaded.
Tongue weight weighed dry at 315; supposedly up to 350 wet.
2013 Dodge Grand Caravan
Regular mileage about 25 mpg...
Towing--less. Definitely less.
Dodge capacity: 360 tongue, 3600 trailer (depending on # of passengers)


Fear factor: before towing--Kai: terrified.
After five minutes towing including up to 60 mph on freeway: Kai: amazed. Smooth
as $200 whiskey!
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