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I kind of don't trust the mpg calculation the Bronco makes. On my last road trip it seemed like some 40 miles were missing as I looked at what it said, and added the miles gone to miles to empty. Probably best to calculate at the pump with what you put in for gas and the miles gone...
Yep , the only thing that matters is how much fuel you put in . Best to keep up with the miles and calculate it monthly to get a good accurate average,
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The computer lies! Just filled up this morning. My math puts me at 24.5 mpg. The computer 26.3.
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Mine is consistently off by about 1 mpg...close enough.
 

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I get 22 all the time with my 2Dr base with OBX tires on it... after I do the tire-size re-calculations. Of course that's with the 3.73 gearing.

And that's on a 100 mile round-trip that goes up about 1500 feet... and then down the same.

AND... using crummy California gas!
 
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I recently purchased a 2023 WT with 8500 miles on it. The average mpg on the dash said 19.3. I decided to reset it and after a 25 mile round trip it says 22.3. What’s up with that?
It will change, I drove 1000 miles the first week we owned ours for an event. Was getting a tad over 19 one way running about 75-85 and 17 coming back running the same speed. Conditions and driving habits will cause it to fluctuate and once the computer hits the average after so many miles it will continue to update after so many miles
 
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I reset mine at the top of a one mile hill and roll down without pressing the gas, it says I get 75mpg’s.

I reset it again, this time going up the same one mile hill, and it says 10 mpg’s.

Do you see how neither is an accurate measurement of what mpg I will get after 5000 miles of driving?

That’s what you did in a less exaggerated way. That’s what’s up with that.
Sounds like you have it set for “instant MPG” with the scale. Those fluctuate every time you touch the gas or let off. That fluctuation is what calculates the average. My recommendation is to ignore the instant screen. 👍😁✌
 

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Sounds like you have it set for “instant MPG” with the scale. Those fluctuate every time you touch the gas or let off. That fluctuation is what calculates the average. My recommendation is to ignore the instant screen. 👍😁✌
I’m gonna let you in on a secret…I made that whole story up to help OP understand the concept.

Personally, I didn’t buy the Bronco for its gas mileage and don’t care what it gets…I measure its value in Smiles per Mile.
 

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I've got a base with manual. I regularly get 26-27 MPG on the highway at 70 MPH (flat and at sea level). I decided to try drafting on a 20 mile stretch and got an average for that 20 miles of 35 MPG - crazy how much wind resistance affects the Bronco mileage.

Yes, I know that's using the trip gauge, and yes its only 20 miles, etc.
 

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And realize that when you reset that, the history begins again....I'm now about to finish year two, about 19k....and I drive with eye of mpg, sorry...getting about 23 now with summer blends! A little of it on highway. When we head to So Dakota next week, hoping for 19...we'll see.
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On my 4D, 2022 BD, 2.3 l, MT, Stock tires, ~11,000 miles I've never reset the 'B' trip meter and it shows 21.9 MPG average for the entire 11,000 miles. I reset the 'A' trip meter and mileage monitor at fill up and I typically get that (+/- obviously) on my normal driving. I don't drive it hard and seldom over 70 mph and I've used premium fuel for about half of the miles so far. Mileage drops significantly over ~60-65mph, understandably, since the Bronco has the aerodynamics of a brick :)
 

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I recently purchased a 2023 WT with 8500 miles on it. The average mpg on the dash said 19.3. I decided to reset it and after a 25 mile round trip it says 22.3. What’s up with that?
mine just kept getting better until about 2500 miles on od at est 21/22 i got k&n full air intake and full borla touring exhaust and it went to 23/24 i even hit 26 a couple of time but that was probably a tail wind lol
 

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I have a 2024 Raptor... 10k miles, I get 14.5mph when I drive it, 13mph when my wife drives it :)
 

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I recently purchased a 2023 WT with 8500 miles on it. The average mpg on the dash said 19.3. I decided to reset it and after a 25 mile round trip it says 22.3. What’s up with that?
Did you drive downhill? 😂
 

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I like to get up to 80mph, reset the MPG, and then coast to a stop. It makes me feel especially good about my carbon footprint for about 2 minutes.
 

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Base-squatch - commute around an hour each day and live near limited-access highways and don't drive much if any on the weekends - cruise at/near speed limit and get around 21-22. Not terrible but the small gas tank chaps my hide...
 

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I recently purchased a 2023 WT with 8500 miles on it. The average mpg on the dash said 19.3. I decided to reset it and after a 25 mile round trip it says 22.3. What’s up with that?
If you haven’t calibrated the meter it is likely very optimistic. Calculate mileage by hand then adjust. Online F-150 instructions work.
 

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On my 4D, 2022 BD, 2.3 l, MT, Stock tires, ~11,000 miles I've never reset the 'B' trip meter and it shows 21.9 MPG average for the entire 11,000 miles. I reset the 'A' trip meter and mileage monitor at fill up and I typically get that (+/- obviously) on my normal driving. I don't drive it hard and seldom over 70 mph and I've used premium fuel for about half of the miles so far. Mileage drops significantly over ~60-65mph, understandably, since the Bronco has the aerodynamics of a brick :)
Update: 2500 miles to So Dakota and back, maybe 100 on the prairie dog grounds...avg. 19 on highway at 70 mph give or take. I'm ok with that.
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