I'm stuck with a truck I don't trust and don't like. Good interior space for the kids and I love the third door for access. My 2012 gets better than your but its not a great difference. Hey Summit; You said that you gained 2-2. Power and pick up is excellent and it also handles very well. If you factor in the cost of the diesel engine up front and paying more for fuel, gasoline trucks win. This truck is the disappointment of my life.
And can pull my fifth wheel, at under 10,000 empty, without breakng a sweat. Lots of room under the back seat as well for storage. I believe that is probably pretty accurate. Not to mention that gas engines can easily get you about 200,000 miles out of your truck if you take care of it which kills the whole arguement that diesel engines are the way to go to get more life out of your truck. Drives down cutlines pretty good most of the time All -terrains and rides super quiet down the highway. Tows my camper an jet ski easily. The turn by turn directions got us terribly lost when we tried it out on our first trip.
I am 58 years old and have owned more than 25 chevy trucks, happy with them all, but this one has been a problem. All while getting a manageable 15-18 miles per gallon. I'm absolutely delighted with the incredible power and the excellent fuel mileage. Pulls my trailer and all my stuff out to the lake with no questions asked. Overall — Overall, I love the truck. I have 2 video's I made with my phone when I was stranded in a drive through at McDonalds.
I suspect it will get 18 on the highway. It also has more cab room than my 93 Primary Use: Utility towing boats, transporting cargo, etc. With the rising fuel costs, I am keeping my options open. Your truck is under warranty so take it in and get your issues resolved. I can't find much on this forum regarding the 2011 trucks. Rides smoother than my dads new duramax. Other wise, it is what it is a Tow vehicle.
My best milage has been 13, but I'm averaging 10, sometimes 9. I have got a best of 13. The lights on the dash go off at times and then pop back on after a while. Glad to see another crew cab beast on here, with a gas engine. Over the last few thousand miles, my results are honestly this: a solid 20 to 20. I keep pretty good records and my Duramax is getting better mileage as it wears-in. These mods accounted for an average increase of 2-2.
I've spent hours with Onstar with no results. My best average was 17. Looks great and has lots of balls for a 4. Is there anything I can do to improve mileage. I am using Mobil 1 5W-30. Primary Use: Family transportation Just Your Run Of The Mill Sierra — Pretty slick truck.
I've had my '11 2500 with the 6. I don't have time or money to make repeated trips to the dealer. My all around average is right at 12. I would never have bought it if I knew it would cost 32 cents per mile in gas to drive. I'll let everyone here on the forum how my results turned out. New Trucks Cost Too Much, 90's Trucks Are Outdated So This Truck Is Just Perfect.
I didn't know that in this day and age anyone made a new truck with such poor mileage. The second time back the service manager sat in the parking lot and put a years worth of wear on the starter by starting, killing, starting, killing the engine several hundred times, with no incident of failure. But I knew when I got it that I was not looking for the mileage benefits, I was looking at a truck that I could do anything with. I can always get better mileage from a truck than anyone else so it is not my driving habits. Steve My '06 has 23000 on it and I'm getting about 14.