How do I get the max mpg in my 2006 Dodge Megacab Hemi Gas not diesel?

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Asked by Jan 28, 2014 at 01:11 PM about the 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie Mega Cab SB 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Im only getting 9.6 mpg is there anything I
can do to my truck to improve it?

8 Answers

325

You can put a K & air filter on and you will get a little better but not too much. I own a 2006 mega cab also and they just don't get the best gas mileage.

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If you don't mind me asking.. What do you get in yours? is yours gas or diesel?

325

Mine is gas also, I average around 12 mpg. It is not great, especially if you are in town.

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At least your getting 12.. I have a nice intake type filter and only getting 9.6 im all city too.. rarely on the freeway.. Dammit..

325

Best in advice is to take off slowly and not be punching it...The easier you drive it the better mpg you will get....lol

525

Just an air filter won't do anything first off. If you put a cold air intake along with a good cat back exhaust system you'll see some better numbers, I have a 2012 and got about 11mpg before and now i am getting 13-14mpg they do help

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What does a Cat Back Exhaust run price wise? This is my 1st truck.. So I'm still learning?

25,585

If you weigh it out - would the exhaust system and the Cold air intake justify the gas savings? There's also the option of a splitter (over and under gear box) but really, if you want fuel mileage buy a small car.

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