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Towed this stratus to my folks from South Dakota to New York. Averaged 16.3mpg calculated by hand running between 65-70mph. The dolly pulled straight as an arrow.
 

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Averaged 16.3mpg calculated by hand running between 65-70mph.

There are many users here that don't get that kind of mileage unloaded.
 

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South Dakota to New York, strikes me as a significant amount of relatively flat, and downhill (Prairies to the ocean) highways that worked in your favour. But that is good for towing another vehicle nonetheless.
 

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That towing MPG is amazing for the Ridgeline! How much do you think the car and dolly weighed?
 

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Weight is certainly a factor when towing, but my personal opinion is that the aerodynamic profile is a much greater factor. I have towed a 4,000 lbs. (loaded) "flat bed" trailer that rides lower than the tailgate and gotten 16 MPG. When I tow my 3,500 lbs camper which is 10' tall that mileage drops to 10-10.5 MPG! :eek:

That little car on a dolly is "drafting" behind the Ridge. My camper trailer is like pulling a parachute!
 
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