This is a quick post because I am exhausted.
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…