Common questions

How many miles per gallon does a V10 Triton get?

How many miles per gallon does a V10 Triton get?

The V10 has a similar fuel economy to other RVs, including diesel engines. You can expect between 7 and 10 miles per gallon when you aren’t towing another car or extra camper space. If you are towing a car behind, expect a slightly lower mileage, between 5 and 7 miles per gallon.

Does the Triton V10 require premium gas?

Octane rating is the fuel’s resistance to ignition under compression (ping). At higher elevation the thinner air decreases the amount of compression in the cylinder so the higher octane is not needed on a normally aspirated engine, which the V10 is.

Why is my mpg going up?

A common cause of bad mileage is your own driving habits. If you are an aggressive driver, likely you accelerate to quickly. This causes more fuel to be used, and will use up more gas than you need. The same goes for revving your engine.

Is the Ford Triton V10 a good engine?

Is the 6.8 Triton V10 reliable? Overall, this engine is well built and is highly reliable. Outside of the common spark plug blowout issue, there aren’t really any costly problems that the 6.8 Triton is known for. The spark plug issue can be fixed preventatively with a repair kit that costs a few hundred bucks.

How much horsepower does a V10 Triton have?

The 6.8 liter (415 cubic inch) V10, designated “Triton,” is a three valve per cylinder single-overhead cam engine. Output is 362 horsepower at 4,750 revolutions per minute (rpm) and 457 foot-lbs.

Are Triton V10 good engines?

Why does my gas range keep changing?

MPG figures vary due to the level at which you filled your tank (it’s never exactly the same), and where and how you drive between fill ups. If you use same grade of fuel that it should not be a significant difference or at least any difference that you actually measure.

Why is the Triton V10 so bad?

Pre-2002 V10 Triton engines have an unfortunate design flaw within the cylinder head and spark plug designs that can cause the plugs to actually eject out of cylinder head, or weld themselves to it. The Triton V10 engines used a cast iron engine block and aluminum cylinder heads that have centrally mounted spark plugs.

How much horsepower does a Ford Triton V10 engine have?

Its 6.8-liter size produces 362 HP, with 4750 rpm and 457-foot pounds of torque at 3,250 rpm. To learn more about the performance of this top engine, just continue to read our article. It has the information you want to know about before you buy another lesser engine to tow your travel trailer or power your RV. Ford Triton V10 Specs 101

What kind of gas mileage does a Ford V10 get in RV?

But with all that power you might be wondering what kind of gas mileage the Ford V10 gets in an RV. Well, it’s not pretty but here’s the answer. The Ford V10 engine in an RV will usually get between 6 to 10 miles per gallon, however, this can vary depending on the length as well as the weight of the RV.

How can I improve the fuel efficiency of my Ford V10?

Using the overdrive feature on your engine can help to improve the fuel efficiency of your Ford V10 as it reduces the RPMs or revolutions per minute of the engine. Also, if you’re on the interstate or highway use your cruise control whenever possible, as this will keep your vehicle at a constant speed.

How much horsepower does a Ford V10 engine have?

There have been many redesigns and revisions over the years to the Ford V10 engine that have made incremental improvements, bringing its current output levels to 362 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque, which by any standards is a powerful engine.