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What kind of Gas mileage should i expect?

07-16-2005, 01:37 PM
I just got a 01 with the 5.4 in it. Everyone is telling me that i made a huge mistake cause its going to chug the gas. I know its not going to give me great milage but its not horrible either right? Also any mods that might help gas milage?

07-20-2005, 08:49 AM
naw, not if you think 10 to 12 mpg is good and if you put a trailer on it expect about 7 r 8. my diesel gets about 15 in the city and 20 on the highway. my 4000lb boat drags it down to 14 on the high way. lots o luck!

07-21-2005, 05:51 PM
naw, not if you think 10 to 12 mpg is good and if you put a trailer on it expect about 7 r 8. my diesel gets about 15 in the city and 20 on the highway. my 4000lb boat drags it down to 14 on the high way. lots o luck!


C. Cleve
03-11-2006, 05:35 AM
Hi, Ford does not post any mileage pramaters for this vehicle because they don't have to, It exceeds 8000 lbs and is actually a F350 truck, Don't expect much from it......Clay..

03-11-2006, 11:38 AM
The beast is more F250 than F350. The frame is the same as a exteneded cab short bed F250.

The rear end is that of a F250 and the front end is a Dana 50 which is the same as the F250 until 2002 when it got the Dana 60, the Excursion never got the bigger front axle though.

Expect your fuel mileage to be dictated on your driving habits. You will rarely see 16 mpg empty but could see 15 mpg if your driving easy.

My wifes Excursion gets 19 mpg empty and 15 mpg city driving.

03-11-2006, 11:44 AM

You don't need to wonder :screwy: no more..

I just thought I would throw this in



03-14-2006, 10:57 AM

You don't need to wonder :screwy: no more..

I just thought I would throw this in



20 years ago Escort diesels and Citation diesels were getting 55 mpg. 70 mpg today is no feat really. Lot's of people are snatching up the old Escorts and Citations for peanuts to do the veggie oil conversion.

03-19-2006, 06:15 AM
we barely use our vehicle and it seems to drinks the gas like there is no tomorrow. I have nicknamed my X: "Thirsty" :lol:

03-19-2006, 09:55 PM
The Sad thing ....the Price Of Gas Keeps going up....Thats why I placed my order , when I became part of the Oregon Sales team, I Can't wait to get my so close to the Factory , here in Oregon, Even though its a commuter Vehicle , I will Drive it as my family car..AND I WILL SMILE ALOT WITH MY 70MPG I WILL GET...(About 4 more Mos.)
AGAIN .....ITS NOT A CAR....ITS A MOTORCYCLE ...Classification ;under 1500 lbs ya know!!!


03-26-2006, 12:08 PM
I read the link to the roadster.

I need a vehicle that can haul up to 8 people in comfort and safety and haul pretty must whatever I hook to it. I also need a vehicle that can tow as much if not more than the Excursion and plow my driveway. Hence the need for a diesel Excursion and F250.

I've got the cars for fuel mileage. Even though there Shelby's and there fast they still get 30 mpg.

05-17-2006, 01:40 PM
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(read this please)
Tuesday May 16, 2006
Randall Nix
PO Box 90426
Portland, OR 97290-0426
Dear Randall:
OPEN HOUSE UPDATE: The open house will be Saturday July 15. This event
will take place in Eugene, Oregon at a location that will allow as many people
in attendance to test drive the Roadster as possible.
We will have at least two finished Roadsters available for test drives. By
"finished" we mean that they will be the equivalent to a production Roadster
coming off the assembly line. To the extent that we are not able to have
absolutely every detail complete we will list what may not be complete. Other
than any list the Roadster will be the same as a customer will have when he
picks up his vehicle ready to take home. We will have a sign in sheet for
drives and they will be on a done on a sign in basis. Priority will be given
first to those holding Reservation Certificates and thereafter to all interested
As previously indicated, we are inviting the media as well as the key
executives in the state government (Oregon Governor Kulongoski just might be there
if all goes well for us). We will let you know the details of any special
appearances and any scheduled events we may hold at the meeting as soon as our
plans are final. Please plan to come and attend this event. We look forward
to seeing you all there.
ADDITIONAL CLOSED MEETING: On Friday July 14 we will hold an invitiation
only event for those who are interested in Dealerships or in investing in the
Eco-Fueler Corporation capital stock. Please forward your request to attend
this private meeting and your specific interests and we will issue an
invitation to you. Admission will only be upon showing of the invitation. During
this time those invited will have the opportunity to test drive the Roadster
but will also have time with John and Jerry to discuss the terms and conditions
of their primary interests.
All of our Sales Representatives and Dealers are invited to attend both of
these sessions in order to be able to help with the program, and to be able to
have specific discussions with their own clients.
If you live near a Dealer and cannot attend the open house, you will still
be able to see and drive the complete Roadster through your local Dealer. If
there is no local Dealer we will also have several demonstration teams
traveling to provide information and demonstration rides. When we get to that
scheduling the visits to various cities we will announce the schedule to enable
you to attend one of these local events.
Best wishes,
John, Jerry and
The Eco-Fueler Production Team

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J Rainey
05-18-2006, 10:00 PM
Not bashing Fords, but they get the worst mileage of all bigger US makes. I really don't know why this is or why Ford lets it continue. Chevy and Dodge get a lot better mileage for a similiar rearend ratio and engine.

What gives?


08-08-2006, 03:24 AM
You are correct about Ford being worse on gas. Though if you research it is like by 1 mpg. I have a Navigator. It gets 12-17 the equivelent Chevy 1998 suburban gets 14-18 but it is not 4x4 and the 1998 Tahoe gets 13-16 as a 4x4and the 99 escalade gets 12-16. That is worse than my Navi. The only one better is the 2wd chevy. But in my opinion at this level 1-2 mpg don't mean crap. The 1999 Jeep Wrangler only gets 15-18 as a 6 cyl auto. Tiny 4wd only gets 2 more than My Navi that can pull 8K. The Wrangler is rated at under 2K. I get these numbers from (

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