What is the average mileage for diesel trucks?

Answer Diesel semi-trucks (also known as "semis" or "tractor trailers") typically get fewer than ten miles per gallon on the highway when loaded, with the average vehicle achieving only six miles per gall... Read More »

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Do all new diesel trucks come with a diesel particulate filter?

In January 2010, the California Air Resources Board enforced new laws to reduce the particulate matter from diesel truck exhaust. Diesel trucks now come with a diesel particulate filter, or must ha... Read More »

Diesel Starting Procedures for Diesel Trucks?

Starting a diesel truck is similar to a gas truck. The only big difference in starting is the use of glow plugs. The truck will require a five-second wait from turning the key to "on" to starting u... Read More »

What kind of diesel fuel do semi trucks use?

Over-the-road semi tractors with diesel engines use either No. 1 - D or No. 2 - D diesel fuels. The suffix S15 in either grade refers to the maximum amount of sulfur content in parts per million (p... Read More »

What is the gas mileage on a diesel pusher rv?

A diesel pusher RV typically gets five to nine miles per gallon, depending on how hard the engine is working. Fuel economy may be less on large bus conversions with a 2-cycle diesel engine.Source:M... Read More »