Hey there John and welcome to the forum, glad to have you join us! Not sure what happened to your other post, lol, but I didn't want to see you get lost in someone else's thread. I have the 3.7L in my Ram and average 15.6 MPG, mostly highway, but I would say that's pretty good mileage, I know I'm happy with mine. Just wanted to welcome you to the forum and I hope you enjoy the site!Hello to the Dodge dakota 103 rd engr battalion, a little army talk there, i am a new commer , a few days ago i posted a question about my 2001 dakota, i cannot find my question anywhere on this forum, post quik reply---- go advanced, ? no idea what that means , My question --puchased a 2001 dakota about three months ago, drives great and in good shape all around, i am getting 15.5 to 16 mpg , is this par for this truck ?? John from boardman ohio.