Re: Gas mileage -- 5.0 liter V8
"Big Shoe" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> This is a much more complicated subject that it may appear to be.
> Depends - what kind of driving conditions are we talking about? City?
> Highway? Mix? Is the Explorer 4WD or 2WD? And where are we talking
Good questions. 4WD, semi-rural New Hampshire, mixed driving. Guy says he
pays particular attention to his mpg display to maximize mileage. But even
with that effort I was trying to get a feel for how realistic his results
were. Seems like your experience is in the same ballpark, albeit with a
slightly smaller V8.
City driving where I live is definitely going to give higher
> mileage than if I lived in a big metropolitain area like New York
> City, for example.
> I have an '05 4WD with the 4.6L V8. I get around 16 in mixed driving
> and about 20 in straight highway driving. Have to say that the V8 has
> a whole lot more pep than the V6.
> On Thu, 12 Jan 2006 12:08:39 -0500, "Lee K" <email@example.com>
>>Seller says 18 in winter, 19 in summer. Likely? Says he has a very light