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Mpg while pulling.

Discussion in 'Tow Rigs, Trailers and other things with Wheels' started by djetok, Jul 29, 2017.

  1. d_coyne1984

    d_coyne1984 Jetboaters Lieutenant

    Messages:
    622
    Location:
    Chanhassen, MN
    Ratings:
    +599 / 4
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2014
    Boat Model:
    AR192
    Boat Length:
    19
    Bummer I was hoping for better. Do you have the 3.21 gears and the 5.7?
     
  2. Mike sanders

    Mike sanders Active Member

    Messages:
    78
    Location:
    Ankeny iowa
    Ratings:
    +27 / 0
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2017
    Boat Model:
    AR
    Boat Length:
    19
    5.7 I don't know my gears
     
  3. d_coyne1984

    d_coyne1984 Jetboaters Lieutenant

    Messages:
    622
    Location:
    Chanhassen, MN
    Ratings:
    +599 / 4
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2014
    Boat Model:
    AR192
    Boat Length:
    19
    How does it tow the 19ft? Can you even tell it is back there?
     
  4. Mike sanders

    Mike sanders Active Member

    Messages:
    78
    Location:
    Ankeny iowa
    Ratings:
    +27 / 0
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2017
    Boat Model:
    AR
    Boat Length:
    19
    It pulls just fine. You can tell it's there as acceleration goes but my ram doesn't really labor. I live in iowa so it's pretty flat. Breaking is easy too.
     
  5. njmr2fan

    njmr2fan Jetboaters Lieutenant

    Messages:
    1,676
    Location:
    Augusta GA
    Ratings:
    +1,070 / 5
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2014
    Boat Model:
    AR
    Boat Length:
    19
    We have the tow package with the 3.55 gears in ours and pulling the 190 is a breeze. In tow mode the trans doesn't seem to hunt much for the right gear, we do have the 8 speed trans. Our regular non towing mixed mileage is usually 20-21 locally and 24-26 highway. We also just switched tires to Bridgestone Dueler Alenza+ tires which helped our mileage over the stock Goodyears.
     
  6. d_coyne1984

    d_coyne1984 Jetboaters Lieutenant

    Messages:
    622
    Location:
    Chanhassen, MN
    Ratings:
    +599 / 4
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2014
    Boat Model:
    AR192
    Boat Length:
    19
    I am not at all impressed with the Goodyears. They are pretty crappy on snow. I had the Bridgestone Dueler A/T Revos on my grand Cherokee and was really happy with their performance and quality.
     
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  7. Peter Alonso

    Peter Alonso Member

    Messages:
    42
    Location:
    Miami, Florida 33155
    Ratings:
    +13 / 1
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2018
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    21
    I’m getting 12.5 mpg while towing my 18 SX210
     
  8. PeterB

    PeterB Active Member

    Messages:
    94
    Location:
    Caledonia, IL
    Ratings:
    +80 / 2
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2016
    Boat Model:
    Limited S
    Boat Length:
    24
    Pulling my 242 ltd s at 70-75 we get about 12.5, pulling our 18' Larson it jumps to about 19. Running without towing about 31 mpg. GMC Canyon with a 4cylinder diesel
     
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  9. Scottintexas

    Scottintexas Jetboaters Captain

    Messages:
    2,762
    Location:
    Corinth, TX (DFW)
    Ratings:
    +1,697 / 43
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2007
    Boat Model:
    AR
    Boat Length:
    23
    @PeterB Glad to have you on board, I think you're our first member with a Canyon diesel. How many miles do you have on it, any problems or trips back to the dealership yet? I was seriously thinking about one and then heard both Ford and GM will have half ton end of this year and next.
     
  10. PeterB

    PeterB Active Member

    Messages:
    94
    Location:
    Caledonia, IL
    Ratings:
    +80 / 2
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2016
    Boat Model:
    Limited S
    Boat Length:
    24
    30,000 with only oil changes and fuel filter change other than an initial problem with the DEF pump at about 200 miles. Dealer gave us a loaner truck and had us back on the road the next day. Sometimes I wish I had a full size pickup, but it fits in the garage and around a city much easier. Pulls the 24' boat easily
     
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