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I wanted to see what all 4x2 owners are getting for gas milage, is it better than then the 18mpg that toyota rates it.... I am going to mostly be driving around town nothing crazy.. I just wantedto see what the true milage was.. thanks for your help!
 

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mine fluctuates quite often. it really depends if i gas it or drive conservatively. if i gas it , of course it drops quite a bit, but if i take my time, i do make more than 22mpg on the highway. i keep the cruise steady, just enuff for it to get me home in a decent amount of time. city driving, well, i guess it depends as well. and u'll see the difference, like i said, it depends on ur style of driving as well...
 

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DO NOT buy this truck if you need/want good mileage. It just isn't going to happen. A 4X2 will get better mileage than a 4X4 but that's besides the point as the FJ still has the aerodynamic profile of a brick. This is not an economy vehicle.
 

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when my light comes on it is usually around 300-305 miles on the trip meter. I usually fill it up within a couple of miles of the light turning on , which takes 15.0-15.1 gallons. so...... right at 20 m.p.g. using premium in every fill up. The one time i tried blue gas i got around 17 m.p.g. , so I won't do that again. besides , We are only talking .18 to .20 cents more per gallon, which is 3 bucks more per fill up. so premium = 20 m.p.g.
 

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I live in the city and its stop & go I get about 18 mpg. the truck is a box on wheels. if worried about gas consumption buy a pruis hybrid. its great offroad.
 

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20MPG with 87,89,91, or 93 and a mix of city and Hwy.
Lite comes on at 300 miles, when I fill it it always takes 15plus or minus a little. With 4gal in the tank I should have near 80 miles to go.
Got the same with my Ford Sport Trac V6 4x2. I am a Happy Camper with my 4X2.
It is so consistent I just watch my trip meter instead of the gas guage.
 

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I wanted to see what all 4x2 owners are getting for gas milage, is it better than then the 18mpg that toyota rates it.... I am going to mostly be driving around town nothing crazy.. I just wantedto see what the true milage was.. thanks for your help!
I have averaged 17.1 MPG for the last 6 months in Los Angeles traffic driving 100 miles per day.
 

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DO NOT buy this truck if you need/want good mileage. It just isn't going to happen. A 4X2 will get better mileage than a 4X4 but that's besides the point as the FJ still has the aerodynamic profile of a brick. This is not an economy vehicle.
I live in the city and its stop & go I get about 18 mpg. the truck is a box on wheels. if worried about gas consumption buy a pruis hybrid. its great offroad.
The original poster was just asking what you 4x2 owners are getting for mpg, that's all. No need to lecture him on fuel economy. :D

Anyway, I barely have any miles (read: not broken in yet) & I'm averaging roughly 18.3 mpg with 50% city/highway.
 

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thanks! anyone else... Do you think I could get 23 mpg driving around Naples? I know a guy who has a 4x4 and he said he was getting that much mpg..
 

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The original poster was just asking what you 4x2 owners are getting for mpg, that's all. No need to lecture him on fuel economy. :D

Anyway, I barely have any miles (read: not broken in yet) & I'm averaging roughly 18.3 mpg with 50% city/highway.
Not lecturing at all. I'm simply saying that for someone who is concerned about mileage, purchasing an FJ is the wrong decision. What fun is driving a vehicle when all you can think about is how much gas you are using, or whether or not you should coast down this next hill to save some money??

There is a sticker on the windshield of the vehicle saying 17 MPG City and 21 MPG highway (I think)... this is what you should expect in normal driving conditions.
 

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I'd say the only way you're going to consistently get 23 MPG is driving on the highway at a constant 60 mph and coasting on the hills. It is what it is.
 

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thanks! anyone else... Do you think I could get 23 mpg driving around Naples? I know a guy who has a 4x4 and he said he was getting that much mpg..
My average with a stock 5AT 4x4 over all tanks (20 so far) is 22.825 mpg, have hit 25 once, and 24 twice. All my driving is rural & highway, at the speed limit (+/- 5 mph), I mostly drive like an old man and I live at high altitude so my results are not indicative of the norm here. But it is possible under the right conditions.

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it all depends, just wanted to ask, I want an FJ nothing else ever since I saw the frist one at my local dealer last year... its so fun to drive one to!
 

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I'm getting, averaging about 15 mpg. AT - 4x4, where the hell is the supercharger? If I'm gonna get poopy mpg I'd midas well go fast!
 

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It definitely saves on gas(vs. the 4x4) if you dont floor it everywhere!

you also save 240lbs of weight i believe with the 4x2 ?

That's like having ray lewis hanging on to your underbody when you drive? :roller:
 

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Not lecturing at all. I'm simply saying that for someone who is concerned about mileage, purchasing an FJ is the wrong decision. What fun is driving a vehicle when all you can think about is how much gas you are using, or whether or not you should coast down this next hill to save some money??

There is a sticker on the windshield of the vehicle saying 17 MPG City and 21 MPG highway (I think)... this is what you should expect in normal driving conditions.
Calm down there....I highly doubt the intent behind this thread was because someone was on the fence as to whether to buy an FJ or a Prius as their economy commuter vehicle. 17 to 21 MPG is just an estimate. It's a completely legitamite question asking for actual data from other users to compare and gauge the accuracy of this estimate. After all, when I bought my MT6 the estimates on the sticker were higher than they are now being printed on the sticker. Gas milage may not concern you, that's fine; however, just because you don't care about it doesn't mean no one else is allowed to. Besides, concerns about milage have many more implications than I'm afraid to spend money on gas. Range is a function of milage and fuel capacity, and for those of us who intend to go places where there isn't a gas station within walking distance MPG might just be a concern.

Sorry for the rant, I'm just tired of hearing the same comment "You're an idiot for buying an FJ if you're worried MPG" everytime someone asks the simple question, "Hey bud, what are you getting for milage?"
 

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Sorry for the rant, I'm just tired of hearing the same comment "You're an idiot for buying an FJ if you're worried MPG" everytime someone asks the simple question, "Hey bud, what are you getting for milage?"
No need to apologize for the rant. I agree about everything you said. :cheers:
 

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Around town,,15-18 mpg. On the highway,,20-22mpg. do any better than that, I want to know how you do it!:bandit:
 

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I've got 1500 mi total.

City driving I usually get 17, but just had a tank come in at 14.

With 1/2 highway in there I've seen 18.5.

I've given the wife many lectures on light throttle and it seems to work but we just spend a lot of time at red lights around here, and it's stop and go every block for stop signs etc.

91 octane.
 

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I consistently get 20 mpg. The rig has plenty of power so I barely have to step on the pedal to get it going. Once I’m in motion, I let off the throttle even more and almost coast while maintaining speed.
 
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