When Ford hinted that it was bringing a compact unibody pickup truck to America that will slot below the still-relatively-new Ranger, it was large information.
Now the Maverick is right here. And the even larger information is that the compact pickup comes normal with a hybrid gas-electric drivetrain that delivers an eye-opening 40 mpg gasoline financial system and estimated 500-mile vary.
The 40 mpg hybrid configuration boasts a 2.5L gasoline engine coupled to an electrical motor that mix to make 191 horsepower and 155 lb.-ft. of torque. Energy is fed right into a CVT. The hybrid model of the 2022 Maverick could have a 1,500 pound payload capability and a 2,000 pound tow score.
Not sufficient oomph? You possibly can go for Ford’s 2.0L EcoBoost engine that makes a formidable 250 horsepower and 277 lb.-ft. of torque. This engine is mated to an eight-speed computerized and you may get it with front-wheel or all-wheel drive. When outfitted with the Maverick’s 4K tow bundle, you’ve acquired a 4,000 pound tow score.
OK, however what in regards to the mattress.
For starters, it’s acquired a 4.5 foot flooring that will increase to 6 ft with the tailgate down. Ford says it’ll match an ATV. The Maverick additionally options what Ford is looking a FLEXBED system—which is a elaborate method of saving its acquired a multi-position tailgate (that may maintain 500 kilos), loads of anchor factors, and different customizable mounting and storage lodging. The Maverick’s mattress additionally comes with a pair of 20 amp 12 volt DC energy shops, with 110 volt, 400 watt family AC shops obtainable too. That ought to be sufficient juice to energy a modest campground, jobsite, or tailgate occasion.
For now, the 2022 Ford Maverick will are available in three flavors: XL, XLT, and Lariat. Ford additionally signifies that the acquainted FX4 off-road bundle shall be obtainable for the all-wheel drive XLT and Lariat trims. The MSRP of the bottom mannequin is predicted to be below $20,000.
Ford says the earliest Mavericks shall be hitting seller tons as a particular “Maverick First Version” bundle by the autumn of 2021. You possibly can reserve one proper now at Ford’s web site.