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post #1 of 3 Old 07-26-2012, 07:58 PM Thread Starter
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very bad gas miliage

I just bought a 2005 Grand Cherokee Laredo Rocky Mountain 4.7L V8 with 98,000 miles. The dealer is saying that it should get 16/17cty and 20/21Hwy. However, I've driven roughly 90 miles combined in the 4 days I've had it and the MPG average indicator says I'm only getting 13.3 right now. That is with 40 highway miles and the rest stop and go city. Should I take it back and have them fix something or is this what I should be expecting, in which case I will be trading it back for something smaller like a patriot. Driving for work I will be filling it about every other day and I cant afford that.


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post #2 of 3 Old 07-26-2012, 08:00 PM
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Have you hand calculated it? Hit reset on the EVIC?

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post #3 of 3 Old 07-26-2012, 09:05 PM
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