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Old 03-04-2015, 02:42 PM   #1
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Tow Vehicle & Trailer combos - POST INFO

Moderator's note: we've added a link to the spreadsheet containing the info reported herein. Cheers, y'all.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets...6oSPkw/pubhtml

I was thinking, wouldn't it be great if we could have a thread for tug/trailer combinations, wherein everyone could add their rig's info?

Perhaps it would be possible to compile it all to a table (similar to "Trailer Weights in the Real World") in the first post. I don't know exactly how to post and to periodically update a table in the forum, but I'd be willing to try it if Frederick or a mod could give me tips. Even without a table, though, it would be nice to have all the info in a single thread.

Each owner of a FGRV (present or past) could enter the following:
1. Year, make, model of vehicle
2. Engine size (examples: 2.2L 4cyl, or 3.3L V6)
3. Trailer make and size (examples: Scamp 13, Escape 5.0) [note: FG eggs only; no stickie trailers]
4. Typical fuel economy: highway towing, and highway non-towing

What do you all think? I'll go first.
2008 Toyota Highlander
3.5L V6
Burro 17'
14.3 mpg towing, 22.5 mpg non-towing
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Old 03-04-2015, 05:13 PM   #2
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6.2L V8
Oliver Legacy Elite II - 23.5 feet
14 mpg towing, 22mpg non-towing
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Old 03-04-2015, 05:27 PM   #3
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See below in cdn mpg.
5.0 escape, 2010 sierra 5.3l, 3.42rear, dbl cab
16 to 18mpg cdn towing
21 to 23 not towing

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Old 03-04-2015, 05:55 PM   #4
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2004 Honda CRV
2.4 L, 4 cylinder, manual transmission
1991 Scamp 16, 2400 lbs axle, 200 lbs tongue
21 mpg towing, 28-30 mpg highway, 24 mpg around town

250,000 miles
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Old 03-04-2015, 06:05 PM   #5
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2004 Honda Odyssey
3.5 L, 6 cylinder, 6 speed automatic transmission
1991 Scamp 16, 2400 lbs axle, 200 lbs tongue
19 mpg towing, 32-35 mpg highway, 24-26 mpg around town


only 10,000 miles
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Old 03-04-2015, 06:26 PM   #6
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Trailer: 2014 16 scamp side dinette/Rav4 V6 Tow pkg.
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2012 RAV4 V6 tow pkg.
2014 Scamp 16`
19-26 mpg not towing
???? when towing
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Old 03-04-2015, 09:22 PM   #7
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2015 Ford F150 4X2 Crew Cab Lariat, 2.7L Ecoboost V6, Tow Pkg
2015 Escape 19
19 Hwy MPG Towing (estimated), 26 Hwy MPG Not Towing
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Old 03-04-2015, 09:40 PM   #8
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2012 4Runner 4L V6
Escape 17B Weight about 3000# loaded
14 mpg towing, (first trip of 400 miles), and 22 mpg highway
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Old 03-04-2015, 10:16 PM   #9
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1. '99 Nissan Frontier Kingcab
2. 2.4 L 4 cyl Manual Tranny 2 whl drive
3. 2010 13' Scamp Standard fully loaded (except furnace) 1750 lbs
4. Avg 20 mpg towing; 25-30 mpg non-towing
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Old 03-04-2015, 10:41 PM   #10
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13D Scamp- 2001 Ranger 4.0L 5SPD Manual- Last trip (3000miles) 18.5MPG


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Same 13D Scamp-2008 Ford Escape 2.3L 5SPD Manual- Last trip (1400Miles)24.2MPG

30mpg Highway not towing.
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Old 03-05-2015, 05:24 AM   #11
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2014 LiL Snoozy, 18.5, about 3000 loaded
2005 Ford Ranger , 4.0, 4X4
14-15 MPH towing 18-19 not towing
We have a new tow vehicle, 2010 Ford Expedition 5.4 V8. We don't yet have data on it.
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Old 03-05-2015, 06:23 AM   #12
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2007 Casita 17' Spirit Standard (no bath, water heater, gray/black tanks/water tank, heater, and no air)
2003 Honda Odyssey (late 2003 with 2004 transmission)
16-17 mpg towing, 22-25 not towing
Have yet to weigh the Casita, but much, much lighter than our Scamp 16 SB

Previously owned:
2000 Scamp Side Bath
2003 Honda Odyssey (same as above)
14-15 mpg towing, 22-25 mpg not towing
2,400+ axle and 250 hitch

Enjoy,

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Old 03-05-2015, 07:27 AM   #13
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2014 Escape 21' 3800# axle wet with 500# t/w
2014 Ram Hemi Sport 8sp/3:21 rear 4x4 Quad cab
15-16 towing/18-20 around town
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Old 03-05-2015, 07:52 AM   #14
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2011 Escape 17B Trailer weight 3010 Lbs loaded, 345 lbs tongue
2010 RAV4 Sport (3.5L V6 & Tow Package) 15MPG Towing, 24MPG Highway, 21MPG around town
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