How can I get better gas mileage in my lifted truck?

My average mpg is 15. How can I get a better mpg on a lifted truck?

Answer
Getting better mpg or miles per gallon in your truck cis difficult, but it’s not impossible. Most lifted trucks get poor gas mileage due to their increased height and tire size.
When you lift your truck, it becomes less aerodynamic. It is met with more wind resistance when you drive, meaning it has to exert more force. Also, depending on the lift kit you use, the weight of a lift kit has an impact on how much gas you need to use. Again, if your truck has to work harder to move, it’s going to lower its gas mileage.
The type of tire you use can also impact your mpg. Using bigger and heavier tires means less fuel economy.
To help with getting a better mpg, you could install a lighter lift kit. By decreasing the weight of materials you’re using, your vehicle doesn’t have to work as hard. You could also consider getting the smallest size tire possible for the size of your truck. The smaller your tire, the better gas mileage you’ll get..
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Emily Maracle
Answered on Oct 20, 2021
Emily Maracle is a car insurance specialist living in New York. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, she has a degree in English Literature and a background in customer service. She enjoys cooking, gardening, and living sustainably. In the future, she can't wait to upgrade to a hybrid or electric car.
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