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So I have a completely stock 2013 Voyager. Just wondering how many miles you guys are getting on a tank of gas. I am riding extremely conservatively, and I get about 140 and my fuel alert kicks on. Then I get about 25 miles and she is empty. (I ran out once). This just doesn't seem right. My dad has a Street glide with stage 1 kit and gets 280 on a tank. He has just under a gallon more capacity but that is only about an extra 45 miles.
 

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So I have a completely stock 2013 Voyager. Just wondering how many miles you guys are getting on a tank of gas. I am riding extremely conservatively, and I get about 140 and my fuel alert kicks on. Then I get about 25 miles and she is empty. (I ran out once). This just doesn't seem right. My dad has a Street glide with stage 1 kit and gets 280 on a tank. He has just under a gallon more capacity but that is only about an extra 45 miles.
cs, 175miles / 5.5 gal = 32mpg.. try releasing the parking brake.?
you have serious tune issues, should be able to get 40+ 45mpg outa v17 motor.
 

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So I have a completely stock 2013 Voyager. Just wondering how many miles you guys are getting on a tank of gas. I am riding extremely conservatively, and I get about 140 and my fuel alert kicks on. Then I get about 25 miles and she is empty. (I ran out once). This just doesn't seem right. My dad has a Street glide with stage 1 kit and gets 280 on a tank. He has just under a gallon more capacity but that is only about an extra 45 miles.
Despite what everyone else will say, I only get 30mpg with the big three installed. Stock the best I got was 34mpg but that was driving like grandma on Quaaludes. From the factory EPA ratings for the bike is 36mpg.There are plenty of people that get lower mileage they just don't talk to much about it. Alot has to do with speed and driving habits.
 

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Yup I can totally see that. I get about 32-36 and if I'm heavy on the throttle it gets to about 26. But why? It should be getting 200 miles to a tank with ease. I hate to keep bringing it up in my posts but my Hayabusa got 210 on a tank and it was tuned for Power, not MPG.
 

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with bike fully stock, I was getting about 35-37mpg. Playing with the EJK controller after installing V&H slipons and a K&N air filter. Getting 40-42mpg now. But I am not at end of this process as I am hunting down air leaks in system. Hoping to get this improved even more when I'm done
 

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Everyone complains about the gas mileage. I can go over 50 miles farther on my Voyager than I could my last road scoot, a Yamaha Venture, and it had a 6 gallon tank.... best MPG I ever got with it was around 33 mpg. Unless I ran 50mph then I got 50.

I get 200 miles on a tank with my Voyager all the time.

My get gas light comes on at 1/4 tank. Usually around 150/160 miles.....

I can still go another 80 miles before it runs out of gas. BUt if you like to pretend your Voyager/Vaquero is a sport bike and try to run it like one, you will get some terrible gas mileage. If you want better gas mileage run a little slower. Stop leaving a stop sign or red light like you are n a drag race.

Get a gal gas can, put it in the saddlebag, run till it quits, then you will actually know about how far you can go and how far you can stretch the tank. It will go a lot farther than you think it can....

I have always carried at least a qt of gas with me. I used to live where gas stations were minimum 100 miles apart and some 180 miles apart. Now they are about 1 to 5 miles apart.

Thats all you need to know....
 

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Bone stock - ok gas milage

I have a bone stock 2013 Nomad as well. With 1000 mi on it, I'm getting a little over 36 mpg.
 

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How conservative is "conservative"?

Speed is everything. Motorcycles are hopelessly unaerodynamic. If "conservative" is doing 80mph on the freeway; but not accelerating hard; then those numbers make sense. It'll suck the fuel down pushing all of that wind out of the way. The light weight of a motorcycle only helps it when it's accelerating from a low speed. Wind is the great equalizer. That's why a 5 passenger 4 door sedan will burn less fuel than you will. It's much more aerodynamic.

If I cruise along 55mph roads I average in the low 40's. Cruising the interstate at 70-75 sees the upper 30's. Pretty typical for these bikes. I've got a Vaquero.

Unfortunately the range just isn't great. The Harley's frame lends itself to a larger tank. Our bikes have more 'frame' for the tank to maneuver around and that takes up precious fuel storage. Best you can do, really, is just plan ahead and figure the relatively short range as a fact of life.

Could be worse. Was out on the Jet Ski's this weekend. 2015 Kawasaki STX-15F. 16.4 gallon tank. Filled up twice after a day on the lake! Watercraft of any sort are gas guzzlers.
 

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So I have a completely stock 2013 Voyager. Just wondering how many miles you guys are getting on a tank of gas. I am riding extremely conservatively, and I get about 140 and my fuel alert kicks on. Then I get about 25 miles and she is empty. (I ran out once). This just doesn't seem right. My dad has a Street glide with stage 1 kit and gets 280 on a tank. He has just under a gallon more capacity but that is only about an extra 45 miles.
My 2012 got low 30s when new, but once I got around 5-10k miles on it, that increased to the mid-hi 30s. I now have the baffles drilled and a Thunder stock air kit and a Gman fuel controller. I'm now getting 39-40 riding easy up to 65 mph or so, and 35-36 to and from work, with a few red light on my 11 mile trip each way. My overall average on the last 10 fillups is 37.4 with a best of 41.2. My low fuel comes in steady around 155-160 normally.
 

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My Stock 2012 has averaged 37.2 MPG(Calculated) since I got it 1800 miles ago. I find if I just cruise sub 60 MPH I can get in the low 40's but once I run up to highway speeds it drops. My Fuel light will come on between 150 and 170 depending on how fast I'm running.

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My 2013 stock Nomad gets 38.9 mpg riding 59-74.
 

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I also have a stock 2013 Voyager. I get close to 35 mpg, + or -. I don't back off on the throttle to save gas but I'm not too hard on the throttle either. The bike I had before this was a Vstar 1300 and it didn't get much better mileage.
 

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After the big 3 upgrades. I average about 42 mpg mixed street and highway. Unless I do some spirited riding then about 38 mpg.
 

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with the big 3 riding 2 up this wekend mixed riding with 80mph on highways and 89 octane we pulled a consistent 40-42
 

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Just finished a 2500 mile trip to and around northern Virginia from Georgia. On the highway, 70 or below, I got high 30's to 40 mpg. At 75 mph or faster it dropped very quickly to 32 - 33 mpg. That's was while hauling my big ^$$ (270 lbs) and luggage. In the twisties and on rural roads, I got a consistent 37 - 39 mpg, not running real hard, but not poking along either. Running only 89 octane (10% EtOH). Bike is stock.
 

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My new 2010 got up to 48 mpg. Then Kawasaki did a recall on the ECU and my best mpg is now 40.
 

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2012 Voyager bought used with 27.5K. Bike is stock.

I have seen as low as 34mpg and as high as 44mpg on our MPG display. Realistically it is about 36-38 in mixed driving.

On the highway, it depends on speed, I can get 39-40 if I stay closer to 70mph.

To me the MPG is decent.
 

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1600 classic with big 3 (dobeck gen 3,hardkrome,bac). average around 40. more on the highway, less around town or on back roads diggin on the torque.
 

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My MPG has been fairly consistent lately Last tank of gas went 222 mls GPS and took 4.848 gllns at fill up for an average of 45.8 mpg. The dash display showed 46.5 mpg. This is a mixture of hiway and easy cruisin (well I did get into it a few times heehee).

Add into this the fact I run 87 octane I'm not spendin a lot on gas, cept for the fact I ride this Vaq a lot!!!

RACNRAY
 
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