Fuel economy - What will you be happy with?

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I'm expecting some where around 20mpg...

I mean my XJ gets about 14mpg on the highway on an engine with 200k and 30+ year old tech. I would hope that they are able to squeeze a little bit more out of it.





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I certainly hope the average is around at least 20mpg. Aside from the diesel version, I would think it would get close to the Jeep Wrangler mpg, 20-23 ish. Anything 20 and above would be satisfactory
 

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Currently getting 19mpg with my STi and 11mpg with the Chevy 2500HD. The wife’s CX-9 gets 23. I would be thrilled to get 23 with the Bronco but I expect to only get 19.
 

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1 MPG. 😁 If MPG concerns you, I would recommend a Prius instead.
Dumb comment of the thread.

Some of us would love it if we were moving in the direction of protecting the very wilderness for which we buy tools like the Bronco to experience. But if contributing to its destruction is the only option, we’d prefer at least a generational improvement to our GHG emissions versus the technology we were able to buy decades ago...

But, if you’re buying the Bronco to commute to work and the mall, I agree you should get a Prius. I promise the Bronco won’t make your peen any bigger.
 

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I get 12mpg now with premium fuel in my off road vehicle so I’ll be happy with whatever they give me
 

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My previous camping vehicle got 15 city. Anything above that is gravy.😍
 

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Dumb comment of the thread.

Some of us would love it if we were moving in the direction of protecting the very wilderness for which we buy tools like the Bronco to experience. But if contributing to its destruction is the only option, we’d prefer at least a generational improvement to our GHG emissions versus the technology we were able to buy decades ago...

But, if you’re buying the Bronco to commute to work and the mall, I agree you should get a Prius. I promise the Bronco won’t make your peen any bigger.
Cars aren’t ruining the environment
 

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I don’t really care. It’s a toy, the top will be off, it will be off road a decent amount. It will get 37s probably at some point. Mileage is of no concern for a vehicle like this.
Totally agreed, this vehicle is meant to be driven off road a lot, constantly on and off the throttle. get some jerry cans mounted on this thing and get ready to burn some fuel! all that said, I'm sure it will get better mpg than the older gen gas guzzling broncos of the past and that's good enough for me.
 

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I honestly don't care, although I feel irresponsible saying that, but it's true.

I'm grabbing the 2.7 and when I go camp, it'll be dragging an extra 300lbs give or take I'd reckon easily not including my fat ass (not really, but not skinny) and whoever I have with me.

Gear and all said, what's more important to me than MPG, is the actual gas itself: regular. I've been driving cars that only take premium for so damn long I'm really just tired of it.

Running regular under normal circumstances, then maybe plus when loaded or on a trip will be great. If I can muster more than 15 hwy, that's a win and I think it's doable.
Irresponsible if you were buying a Bronco for a 50-mile daily commute on CA freeways. But not as a toy.

My Bronco is a replacement for a 95 Dakota that got 15mpg on a good day. It's not replacing my daily driver.

And, yes, add in weight for gear and supplies, where I camp, and for how long I go out, and how I have to lug a lot of water with me. If I can get 15mpg out of my Bronco while lugging all my gear and a week's worth of water up two or three very long 7% grades... I will be more than thrilled.😍
 

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Not what do you expect, but "if I get at least [x], I'll be satisfied/happy". Talking calculated from the pump number, not the indicated.

On the 2.7L, I think 18-19 would be satisfied, and 20 would be happy. You? My Mustang got 15mpg, my truck got 16, so 18-19 would be a nice improvement.
Anything over the 14.5 I am getting with my JK ;)
 

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I'll be happy with my top off, doors off, Bronco. MPG wasn't part of the decision making.
 

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