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:dunno: when i first got my truck i was averaging 12 in the city even when i got new wheels and tires. the last 2 tanks i have been getting almost 8! what is the problem and what can i do about it?

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Clean air filter or cai, reset ecu, check tire pressure, use premium, take it easy on the right pedal, might be the heavier wheels even though you said it was the same before, different tire size? time to replace oxygen sensors?? Hope this might help.
 

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Clean air filter or cai, reset ecu, check tire pressure, use premium, take it easy on the right pedal, might be the heavier wheels even though you said it was the same before, different tire size? time to replace oxygen sensors?? Hope this might help.
Using premium only made minor differences in my mpg, and hurt the wallet more than it was worth. Try the ecu reset, and drive REALLY easy. Point the tach at 2k RPM's and keep it there until youve reached speed (unless youre going faster than about 55 or 60). Also try to coast AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE. I know it may seem like a negligible difference at first, but after you start doing it consistently you can gain 1-2mpg. Mine used to be at about 9 or 10 mpg, i did the above and now im consistently at 13+ during city driving.
 

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Check for a large weight in your right shoe. My truck gets around the same milage you are getting. 8 city 12 highway if I am lucky.
 

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Check for a large weight in your right shoe. My truck gets around the same milage you are getting. 8 city 12 highway if I am lucky.
Holy cow. I usually manage 13-14 city and highway is around 18 if i go 75 mph but I've gotten 19.5 if I stay around 65 mph.

I don't have BT gears though - How fast are you driving?

My girlfriend drove the truck for a half a tank of gas worth, and I got 12.5 mpg that tank. She always manages terrible gas mileage no matter what vehicle she's in, cause she sucks at driving though.

I'm wondering if you guys are just simply keepin the pedal down hard or if your truck would benefit from a fuel injection cleaning or something. That's a sizeable difference.
 

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Driving style definitely has the biggest affect on mileage in this truck. I test the mpg readout on my truck all the time. I've noticed that when I gun it just to get on at an onramp, the mpg falls FAST, and it takes many miles to build that average back up. Of course, it's logical. :bangit: But I've got the 4x4 with BT & OR and I get about 13-14 in the city, 18-19 on the highway. I could probably get 15 in the city, but I like the way this thing pulls and just can't stay off the gun for a full tank! :D
 

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I just got my 2008 Pro4X this week, and I have been trying to put kms on it to get it broken in for some towing next week.

God I love this truck.

After the first 340kms (211 miles), I appear to be averaging between 15-16mpg... which is better then I averaged on my Jeep Liberty. For the power of this truck, I think that is more then respectable MPG. I am sure with straight hwy cruising I could get close to 20mpg, based on the current numbers.

My driving style is conservative, but not insanely so. I just don't gun it every chance I get... just once in awhile for fun. Avg speed is around 60-65mph.

In Calgary we have a lot of freeways, so it is largely a mix of hwy/city.

For the folks who claim 12mpg driving must either be real stop and go, or the lead foot thing must be out of control. I think driving style is 90% of it. Lead food driving is fun, but you don't need an engineering degree to know that costs you at the pump. Not sure why people who drive like that expect to get good fuel economy, perhaps they aren't reading this forum.
 

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Hi! I am new to the ownership of a nissan titan and I love my truck. I have an 2004 xe 4x4 with 82000 miles on it and I drive all highway and I have been babying it and only getting 16 at best out of it. The sticker said eighteen hwy and I was wondering if this was normal or can I do anything to get 18 out of it. I would appreciate any input from you guys.
 

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well you can throw a bunch of money at it and get a few that way but then it gives an even bigger itch to gun it all the time!!!:hungry:
 

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"redrocket16" Maybe your name has some thing to do with it.....LOL
 

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For the folks who claim 12mpg driving must either be real stop and go, QUOTE]

here in Katy (west of Houston) I live 1.1 miles south of Interstate 10 and there are at least 7 stop lights in that distance and on most days it takes 10 - 15 minutes to go that same distance. :mad: this is a street that is 3 travel lanes wide in each direction!!! So 12 mpg makes me happy.

I usually give enough throttle so that shifts are between 2500 and 3000 rpm if there's not some dang civic in front of me!!:evillaugh so usually see 10 in town but can't resist the sound of that cherry bomb!! :clap:
 

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WOW! I feel really good about myself right now!! I get 15-16 in town, and 19-22 on the highway. I have an XE and have swapped out the 17" tires and wheels for the 18", I have added the engine grounding kit and I drive my baby very easy, but not that damn easy!!!!
 

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Watch where you are fueling up. I have noticed a difference if I stray from Chevron, 76, or Shell.
I usually run regular. and get 13-15 mpg in town and 18-20 hwy
Except when towing.
 

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Im a new titan owner and I freekin love my truck!! Im used to 4 banger mileage and was expecting it to be bad... but it's not too bad... i baby the hell out of it, unless i have to use it :lol:

but i have a newbie question, i have a 2008 black titan crew cab XE, do i also have a mpg indicator in my trip computer?? That'll be sweet! and how do i get it?? sorry guys, haha
 

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Im not sure about the 08 models, but i know on my XE i only get 2 trip computers. No mpg or outside temp display.
 

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got an 07 xe i been getting 17 to 18.5 mpg, good combination of city and hiway driving, not to heavy on the peddal , but man i love the way sounds and runs , sometimes i cant resist to let her rip
 

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Buy/Borrow a Scanguage II to check your mpg. Scanguage will allow you to see "real time" numbers for MPG. I usually monitor the MPG to see how I'm doing.

I have '07 KC SE 4x4 BT (4400miles). I drive 5.5 miles one way to work which is all city driving. I average 13.2 - 14.1 mpg (city). On the highway I average 17.2 - 18.4MPG.

Maybe my Extang Trifecta tonneau cover is helping my Gas Mileage.... NOT
 
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