SELECT count(*) AS tank_count FROM gas_tanks INNER JOIN user_vehicles on gas_tanks.veh_code = user_vehicles.veh_code WHERE towed != 1 AND engine_work != 1 AND model_code = 278 AND body_type > 0 AND year = 2006
2006 Toyota Tundra Gas Mileage (MPG) | TrueDelta
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2006 Toyota Tundra Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Toyota Tundra's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.

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Toyota Tundra Gas Mileage

Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed 236-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
flat light none 10 20 55 15 60 16.4
  flat light none 15 25 45 15 65 17.5
2006 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed 236-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
flat light none 13 23 50 15 63 17.0
  Averages flat light none 13 23 50 15 63 17.0
With the 282-horsepower 4.7L V8 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and four-wheel drive, part-time w/low range, 2006 Toyota Tundra fuel economy has been averaging 17.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Toyota Tundras in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (23 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 63 miles per hour (15 percent), and in heavy traffic (13 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Toyota Tundra in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Crew Cab 6ft bed 271-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med light 10 10 30 50 65 16.0
  flat lead hvy 10 10 10 70 60 18.0
2006 4dr Crew Cab 6ft bed 271-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat lead hvy 10 10 20 60 63 17.0
  Averages flat lead hvy 10 10 20 60 63 17.0
With the 190-horsepower 3.4L V6 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and four-wheel drive, part-time w/low range, the 2006 Toyota Tundra has been averaging 17.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Toyota Tundras in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 63 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (20 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the city (10 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Toyota Tundra in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a lead foot and the AC on most or all of the time.

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2006 Toyota Tundra Fuel Economy: Pros
Year Body/Powertrain Comment
2006 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed 190-hp 3.4L V6 4-sp automatic RWD 17 in suburban operation 20 on trips when I maintain a constant 65.