[Market-farming] "new" vehicle

Willie McKemie mf at austinfarm.org
Sun Feb 22 06:48:39 EST 2009

On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 09:54:15PM -0800, deberryemail-website at yahoo.com wrote:
> Is that a dodge Sprinter van ?

Freightliner badge.  I bought an 03 (as I recall), before they started 
putting Dodge badges on them.  They are all Mercedes.  In 06 (as I 
recall) they went to a larger, slightly less economical, engine.  When 
new, I was getting about 26 mpg.  Now at 60K miles, I'm getting 27-29 
mpg.  I just took a trip of about 3,000 miles towing a tandem trailer 
loaded with a car.  That knocked the mileage down to 18-21 mpg.

> On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 06:32:41PM -0500, Beth Spaugh wrote:
> > 
> > I can't tell you exactly what I need/want, because several things are in
> For up to about 13 banana boxes, I use a Golf TDI that gives us about 
> 52 mpg.  For larger loads, our Sprinter gives us about 27 mpg.

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