Tire mpg

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Toddz

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I am almost at the point to where I need to upgrade the tires for my 2018 6.4 hemi 4x4 285/60r20. The oem Firestines have been okay, but I am seeing what may work better. Based on my research, I am torn between the Continental Terraincontact A/T and the Cooper Discoverer at3 Xlt. What I am wondering is how each tire affected anyone's mpgs. I really don't concern myself too much with mpg because I use the truck to tow, I just don't want to sacrifice range towing.
 

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I have a 2017 Ram 1500 4wd Longhorn crew cab. I run the Cooper AT3 XLT's in LT275-65/20.
I'm on my 2nd set and I'm sticking with them. I haven't noticed any significant impact to mpg. I run about 75 mph on the highway which in and of itself hurts mpg. I get mid 19's to 20 mpg highway. That's about what I got with the stock Goodyear SRA's. The handling with the Coopers is much improved. The truck corners nice and flat vs. the SRA's which did a deep knee bend down into corners-kind of squishy. I towed an agricultural seeder from NJ to NH & back on the Coopers. About 5K pounds. Towed like a champ and my mpg didn't go below 16mpg. The average for the trip was just under 17 mpg.
You'll like the Coopers IMO.
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I'm running the Cooper AT3's on my 1500. I lost about 1 mpg compared to the stock SRA's. Very happy with them so far with about 8k on them.
 

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I'm running the Cooper AT3's on my 1500. I lost about 1 mpg compared to the stock SRA's. Very happy with them so far with about 8k on them.
I run the same tires ab 3 yrs old now best tires I have ever had.
 
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Thank you for the replies. The Coopers were the ture I was leaning toward. The stock tires are down to 5/32 at 22,000 miles so I definitely want something that will last a little longer.
 

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I ran the original Goodyears for around 45k, replaced them with Michelin Defenders and am happy with them.
 
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I am trying to stay with an all terrain because I do tow my toyhauler off road a few times a year, as well as the wife and I like to explore trails on our trips.
 
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