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Old 08-30-2018, 07:22 AM   #1
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Getting rid of my diesel truck. Donít need 3/4 ton enough to justify it.

Looking for a lightly used 16 or 17.

Pros and cons of each?

Iíve been all over the Internet and now more confused than when I started.

Ecoboost or 5.0 in the ford?

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Old 08-30-2018, 07:24 AM   #2
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Tundra if you enjoy 8-10 mpg
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Old 08-30-2018, 07:26 AM   #3
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Old 08-30-2018, 07:30 AM   #4
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Tundra if you enjoy 8-10 mpg
Where to you come up with this. My 16 SR5 gets 16 plus every day of the week.
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Old 08-30-2018, 07:32 AM   #5
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Yup... Close thread

Went from a 7.3 Powerstroke to 5.0
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Old 08-30-2018, 07:33 AM   #6
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I have the 5.0 Ford and really like it. I get 14.2 mpg on 35 inch tires. Its a lot better then my Dodge was on 35's. Sorry I have no input on Toyotas.
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Old 08-30-2018, 07:33 AM   #7
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Where to you come up with this. My 16 SR5 gets 16 plus every day of the week.
2wd, stock tires, drive 55mph?
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Old 08-30-2018, 07:35 AM   #8
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I have the 5.0 Ford and really like it. I get 14.2 mpg on 35 inch tires. Its a lot better then my Dodge was on 35's. Sorry I have no input on Toyotas.
14.8 on 34" tires with mine. Drive it like I stole it!
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Old 08-30-2018, 07:35 AM   #9
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Old 08-30-2018, 07:36 AM   #10
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2wd, stock tires, drive 55mph?
Try 80 mph. I run SA to Corpus at least twice a month. My ego doesnt need a leveling kit and oversized tires.
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Old 08-30-2018, 07:36 AM   #11
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Yeah my 2013 4x4 Tundra only gets 9.5 MPG But dang good trucks other than that !
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Old 08-30-2018, 07:37 AM   #12
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I run 35s on my 5.0 crew cab. I get 17 on long hwy trips and 14-15 in town. I did get 19mpg on a 12 hr drive to Georgia.

Make sure you get a large fuel tank and not the small one unless you don't make long trips.
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Old 08-30-2018, 07:37 AM   #13
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Tundra if you enjoy 8-10 mpg


I do care about fuel mileage, but itís secondary to longevity and reliability. I would let that be my deciding factor.

Thanks, I know they suck fuel!


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Old 08-30-2018, 07:38 AM   #14
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15' tundra with 174,000 miles, been a great truck. But I towed a blind out last weekend and got 6.2 mpg.
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Old 08-30-2018, 07:39 AM   #15
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Where to you come up with this. My 16 SR5 gets 16 plus every day of the week.
I have a 2012, when new it did get 13 to 14 mpg, after 30k miles 15 to 16 mpg consistently is no problem. Itís a 2wd crew max with a5.7L. Now if you are pulling anything donít ask.
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Old 08-30-2018, 07:42 AM   #16
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2014 F-150 with 5.0
in town, 16.5-17
hwy, 20.5 to 21.8 doing the speed limit
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Old 08-30-2018, 07:43 AM   #17
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Try 80 mph. I run SA to Corpus at least twice a month. My ego doesnt need a leveling kit and oversized tires.
Its your story, tell it how you want too.
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Old 08-30-2018, 07:47 AM   #18
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Tundras is a tougher truck.
Actual mileage hand calculated is 14-16 in town -stock 4x4
17-18 on highway
13 if you are running 90
Drops about 1 mpg with a level and 34s
5.0 ford gets about 2mpg better than stock tundra
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Old 08-30-2018, 07:50 AM   #19
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I've got a 2016 F150 with the 5.0. 54,*** miles and it's been a great truck. Pulls a lot better than my '13 did.
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Old 08-30-2018, 07:53 AM   #20
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There is nothing eco about an ecoboost but they are fun to drive. OP I'd get behind the wheel of both of them and see what you like the best. Good luck!
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Old 08-30-2018, 07:56 AM   #21
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I have a 13 Tundra and will never go back to Ford. Who buys a truck and says "I got this for the gas mileage" ???? If you want MPG get a Prius. I was getting 17 in my F150 and get 16-17 daily in my Tundra.
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Old 08-30-2018, 07:57 AM   #22
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2016 tundra with 35ís. Getting around 14 combined driving. New 38 gallon tank is nice. 2nd tundra with no problems
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Old 08-30-2018, 08:00 AM   #23
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I had both, tundra 5.7 and ford 5.0, Ford was 4 wheel drive tundra was not, other than that about the same, ford wins hands down on comfort and fuel mileage, tundra has more power, fuel mileage on tundra was terrible but that 5.7 is a beast, stopped driving them both at about 170,000 miles, both still running good today at 200 plus.
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Old 08-30-2018, 08:01 AM   #24
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Old 08-30-2018, 08:03 AM   #25
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Tundras is a tougher truck.
Actual mileage hand calculated is 14-16 in town -stock 4x4
17-18 on highway
13 if you are running 90
Drops about 1 mpg with a level and 34s
5.0 ford gets about 2mpg better than stock tundra
Same here on a 2015 with 285s. Hook a load to it and it will drink fuel but you will not know it’s back there. Should have said this is my second one.
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Old 08-30-2018, 08:05 AM   #26
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I'm with the F-150 crowd!
I sure like my ecoboost.
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Old 08-30-2018, 08:18 AM   #27
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I have a 13 Tundra and will never go back to Ford. Who buys a truck and says "I got this for the gas mileage" ???? If you want MPG get a Prius.
Amen to that! I always laugh when the first thing out of a truck owners mouth is "it gets _____ mpg's!".

I imagine most Prius owners always brag about how much their Prius can haul on the Prius owner forums.

OP, go Toyota. Built way stronger than the Ford is. And I own a Ford.

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Old 08-30-2018, 08:23 AM   #28
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Tundra here. My '13 5.7 with 4.10 diff and all the towing stuff gets 16-17 unloaded as fast as I want to drive. Don't know what it gets pulling a trailer and don't care. It will pull.
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Old 08-30-2018, 08:33 AM   #29
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2017 TSS 4wd, 5.7, get 15 -16 mpg unless pulling a trailer. I do drive the speed limit which seems to be the exception now days. Not a hater of other vehicles , just have have enjoyed excellent quality with all the toyotas we have owned. ( Camry , four runner, two Tundras, FJ and Tacoma).

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Old 08-30-2018, 08:38 AM   #30
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My buddy is on his 2nd Tundra and neither one has gotten good gas mileage and when towing he only gets 6 or 7 mpg. But both have been very good dependable trucks and are faster than the f-150. I have a Ford Raptor that I gave to my son and it could possibly even beat that.
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Old 08-30-2018, 08:47 AM   #31
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Cross your fingers that you good the good gas mileage Tundra!. Crazy how the "reported" mpg varies so much in these threads.
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5.0...I recommend the extended cab. Really helps with the extra storage. Especially if you add a box. Think the slightly longer cab gives the exterior a better look/balance.
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Old 08-30-2018, 08:58 AM   #33
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I have 2014 Tundra CM 4x4 with the 5.7 and I get 13.5 in the city and around 16 hwy (per the dash read-out). Everything is stock on my truck. I can tell you there has been zero issues with my truck. My father had a 2011 Tundra CM 4x4 with the 5.7 and it was never in the shop except for routine maintenance. It had 260K miles on it when he passed it down to my brother and bought a new one. Brother has been driving it for 8 months, and still no issues. I personally don't have experience with the Fords, but if you do some research, the Toyotas hold their value very well.
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Old 08-30-2018, 08:58 AM   #34
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Tundra is the Lexus of trucks.

Ford is . . . well . . . the Ford of trucks.
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Old 08-30-2018, 08:59 AM   #35
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Cross your fingers that you good the good gas mileage Tundra!. Crazy how the "reported" mpg varies so much in these threads.
Looks like everyone is saying 15-18 is the average. Seems pretty consistent to me. I do not get the whole lying about mileage thing. I know people do it but why? Hell you have said it three times. Toyotaís are known to drink fuel but I still like mine. My previous dodge and ford got better fuel mileage but one blew a head gasket at 120 and the transmission went out on the other at 150. Thatís when I switched. I just do not get the nay saying buy what you like.
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Cross your fingers that you good the good gas mileage Tundra!. Crazy how the "reported" mpg varies so much in these threads.
Noticed that. Pretty much ALL trucks seems to suck these days when towing too. My '10 tundra gets 16 all day long and even better on long road trips and has been a great truck. I'd still go sit in and drive em both before buying tho. I had to have a long bed so that narrowed down quick for me!
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Old 08-30-2018, 09:00 AM   #37
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Old 08-30-2018, 09:02 AM   #38
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5.0...I recommend the extended cab. Really helps with the extra storage. Especially if you add a box. Think the slightly longer cab gives the exterior a better look/balance.


I got the extended cab on my 2018 F150. Itís nice having the longer bed.


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Old 08-30-2018, 09:06 AM   #39
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Looks like everyone is saying 15-18 is the average. Seems pretty consistent to me. I do not get the whole lying about mileage thing. I know people do it but why? Hell you have said it three times. Toyota’s are known to drink fuel but I still like mine. My previous dodge and ford got better fuel mileage but one blew a head gasket at 120 and the transmission went out on the other at 150. That’s when I switched. I just do not get the nay saying buy what you like.
Well, tundras get better mileage than fords.....or at least the fords I've owned then.

Im sure tundras are great, hard to beat the Japs durability. They are ugly unless you lift and tire them though. Not near as ugly as the titan!

The long bed tundra has to be the ugliest truck in history!

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Old 08-30-2018, 09:08 AM   #40
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Do an internet search for F150 & Tundras with over 100,000 miles. Sort by lowest price on top. I bet ya $1, 7 (or more) of the 10 lowest price in that group will be Fords. Last time I did this, I got to truck #12 before I saw a Tundra.

I like buying things that hold their value better.
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Old 08-30-2018, 09:08 AM   #41
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I've been a V8 guy my whole life, but last year bought a '17 Ecoboost 3.5 and that thing is a beast! It would run circles around my old 5.0
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Tundra for me. Mileage is 16-18 unless it got a load on it then it drinks. I didn’t buy it for fuel mileage though.
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Donít be a Nancy, get the Ford.
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Old 08-30-2018, 10:16 AM   #44
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Try 80 mph. I run SA to Corpus at least twice a month. My ego doesnt need a leveling kit and oversized tires.
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Old 08-30-2018, 10:24 AM   #45
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Tundra. Hard to beat their reliability and resale.
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Old 08-30-2018, 10:25 AM   #46
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Lmao. Its just like a few Guys I know on here and the their storys and accounts of their first bow bucks. Everyone has their own version

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Old 08-30-2018, 10:26 AM   #47
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Ford is . . . well . . . the Ford of trucks.
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Old 08-30-2018, 10:27 AM   #48
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On my second Tundra and the only other truck I owned was Chevy and it was a pos. I have the 2014 4x4 5.7 with a 3/2 leveling kit and 285’s. I get 14-16 and pulling my 19’ Bluewave I get 8-9. Love my Tundra and never had an issue with the 2 I have owned.
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Old 08-30-2018, 10:31 AM   #49
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Old 08-30-2018, 10:37 AM   #50
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Tundra for me, only other truck I had was a Titan, it was ok, not near as good as the Toyota.
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