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Old 12-28-2002, 12:43 PM
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Here's a little interesting information. I just realized my new Hummer H2 has an hourmeter. I was surprised to see how many hours vs miles I put on in a month.

750 miles
40 hours on the meter
1 month

avg 18.75 mph

Now my wife uses the truck as a baby hauler and I understand it isn't at 4500 rpm all the time but it allowed me to grasp the Hrs. vs Miles thing a little better when trying to relate it to my boat.

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Pulls the 36 Spectre like a champ - boat+ trailer+ fuel = 10k lbs

Avg mpg 9
mpg while towing 2


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is that the right mpg? 9 ? i was looking at one but maybe i will keep my dually.how is it otherwise?chris
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Is that a 6.0 gas or diesel?
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Is that a 6.0 gas or diesel?
I THOUGHT THE H2 ONLY CAME WITH THE GAS ENGINE?
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I THOUGHT THE H2 ONLY CAME WITH THE GAS ENGINE?

It may.....I have no idea. I jsut wondered because the new Excursion engine is a 6.0 diesel. If it is gas....that's not too much power for pulling.
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I JUST CHECKED WITH THE LOCAL DEALER... THE H2'S DO ONLY COME WITH GAS ENGINES... THEY ARE EVERYWHERE AROUND HERE, THERE IS ABOUT FOUR IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD ALONE.
I DON'T THINK I WOULD TRUST TOWING MUCH OF ANYTHING BEHIND IT WITH THAT SHORT WHEEL BASE... HOW DO YOU LIKE YOUR EXCURSION NORT?
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It's been great. I'm gonna order a new one next month.

Why did he post this?

Avg mpg 9
mpg while towing 2

There is no way he gets 2mpg.
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THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT I WAS THINKING...
THEY ARE REALLY COOL, BUT THAT'S HORRIBLE IF THAT IS TRUE.... 9mpg SUCKS AS IT IS, BUT 2mpg FORGET THAT BS!!!!!!!!!!
ARE YOU SELLING YOUR EXCURSION? OR TRADING?
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Not sure what I'm doing yet....it's a leased vehicle.
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The H2 gets get's an honest 9mpg for city work. Maybe ....and I say maybe, 11 on the highway. Other than that I love the truck and I have had few problems. The dealer has been friendly and while being a german car enthusiast I have overall positive feelings twords the vehicle.

2 mpg while towing a 10 k load. It has the instant fuel meter and unless it's wrong (pump time says its not) it's two mpg.

However, as a towing vehicle it's a beast. roughly 9 inches thiner than the new Factory Spectre Dually (Ford 350). The all time 4 wheel drive combined with the tight air suspension and fat tires makes it feel as stable and powerful as the dually hands down. I've towed with both.

I am not trying to start a pissing match just an interesting observation.

Fever, I think your right the aerodynamics of this Tonka Toy are sad, but it looks cool.

Just one thought....

How much fuel do you burn on a sunny day out boating?????

Whats 500 bucks a year more for a cool truck that get crappy fuel economy.

++++ bought it for the wife ...she's happy. When she's happy I get laid.

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