Over 14 Miles Per Gallon in my Jeep Grand Wagoneer!

This is a quick post because I am exhausted.

Here’s why…

My father and I made a 12-hour road trip to pick up my Jeep from an FSJ specialist who was doing some work for me. We left at 9:30 am and I just got back home at approximately 9:30 pm and have my Jeep Grand Wagoneer safely at home now.

It was a great time spent with my Dad, even if it was a very long period behind the wheel for both of us.

The whole reason for my posting this is that I just sat down and calculated my gas mileage for the last leg of the trip. (I excluded the section coming down the mountains… I figured gravity would be helping me cheat).

The results are in, and I averaged 14.449 miles per gallon on the highway in my Jeep Grand Wagoneer. The average speed was between 65 and 75 mph the entire time. Based on what I had read from many of the Jeep Grand Wagoneer forums, I was very pleased with this result. I was expecting to get around 12mpg, so a 20%+ increase was a pleasant surprise, to say the least.

I will post again soon with more details of the trip… but right now I am going to go to bed!

Oh, I forgot…

Here is a photo from when we stopped for dinner. I have been getting a lot of emails about posting more photos.

Here you go…

Jeep Grand Wagoneer - road trip

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