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We have the 2.7 in my wife's F-150, which is way heavier than the heaviest Bronco. Fuel mileage fluctuates wildly.

I get about 7 mpg getting onto the freeway, 22 on the actual freeway, 28 on city streets if the lights are synchronized, and back down to around 20 in traffic.

It's like driving an old muscle car with a 4-barrel carb. When the turbos kick in, your mileage goes straight down the toilet.

Also, I have found that in heavier traffic, you get better mileage if you keep it in Sport Mode. That keeps it in a lower gear, which keeps the turbos from spooling up as much. Alternatively, lock out the higher gears.





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Well, I won’t be complaining. Granted, this was towing 12,000 pounds over a mountain pass.
 

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I don’t understand the obsession over gas mileage. If you’re buying a Bronco, especially the Sasquatch package, don’t expect great mileage. Plus we have no idea what kind of driving these Broncos have exactly been doing to achieve the mileage shown.
 

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16.1 avg read out however, you could see the mpg gauge as well

Looks like he’s getting about 16-17mpg real-time on the gauge cruising at 47 mph. But it also bounces around at 20mpg. I think the tell is that the moment he pulls up the read out, he is steady on the throttle and the gauge reads around 16-17 (closer to 16) when he’s going 50
You really can’t and shouldn’t go by this video because one doesn’t know where or how this Bronco was driven before this video shot was made.

My 2016 F150 5.0 SuperCrew Lariat averages over 22 MPG and it’s heavier than the new Bronco.
 

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16.1 is going to devastate half the forum. For me, its an upgrade.
 

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OP here

Yeah this is pretty spot on with my expectations. My post wasn’t for the purposes of “omg I can’t believe it” but rather some affirmation
Honestly, i could care less about the MPG of the Bronco. Everyone should just enjoy it for what it is. If you're fixation is all about MPG....cancel your reservation and buy a Tesla or Rivian and let the rest of us enjoy our rides
 

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Honestly, i could care less about the MPG of the Bronco. Everyone should just enjoy it for what it is. If you're fixation is all about MPG....cancel your reservation and buy a Tesla or Rivian and let the rest of us enjoy our rides
yup
 

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Honestly, i could care less about the MPG of the Bronco. Everyone should just enjoy it for what it is. If you're fixation is all about MPG....cancel your reservation and buy a Tesla or Rivian and let the rest of us enjoy our rides
Most of us could care less as well. That's why we're discussing it!

Seriously enough with this go buy a Prius garbage. We're talking about Broncos and exactly none of us are expecting amazing mileage here. If you have nothing useful to add then please "let the rest of us enjoy our rides".
 

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I’ll take anything over 15 as a bonus and anything over 20 as completely unexpected surprise.
 

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I spoke to a Ford rep during the local Bronco viewing, and he said they are driving & not trucking the Broncos from one city to another. I asked him what was the average MPG he got, and he said his average MPG in the Badlands with 33’s and the 2.3L was around 23 when driving at 55 mph. It went down to around 20 when he drove closer to 70 mph.
It's amazing how much going just a little bit faster impacts mpg. My current car, if I could drive 55 (which I can't) it gets low 40's...but my normal 75....low 30's.

And all you who don't care... There are plenty of other threads to go post on. Nobody has ever claimed that they are going to get great MPG in the Bronco.

Doesn't mean they still don't want to know what it is. How far can you drive between tanks? How much more $ do we have to Budget for gas on a road trip? Should I get the 2.3 or 2.7.

All questions that can be answered with MPG for normal highway driving. So when people ask what is the MPG, they aren't complaining about it..just want some badly missing info.

Must be the same group who doesn't care how heavy the Bronco is, what it towing capacity is has, or how many cupholders cuz just give me an engine And point to a rock.. that's all that matters.
 

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Sounds good to me what I expected. Don’t worry be happy.
 

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The ranger tremor with 32s is epa rated 19/19 and that's the 2.3. so I don't see the 2.7 doing any better especially with squatch.
 

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