Everything You Want to Know About the 2022 Ford Maverick | Autoblog

The 2022 Ford Maverick is a new compact, unibody crew cab pickup with a standard hybrid powertrain. Ford estimates that the base model Maverick will achieve 40 mpg city, 33 mpg highway and 37 mpg combined and a total range of 500 miles thanks to its 191-horsepower full hybrid system. A turbocharged gasoline engine with 250 horsepower and all-wheel drive are available as upgrades. 2,000 pounds of towing and 1,500 pounds of payload capacity are standard, with a 4,000-pound towing package available on gasoline models. The Maverick will start at $19,995 before destination, with the top-trim Lariat starting below $25,000.

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- The Ford Maverick is a new kind of pickup, versatile and capable, built for makers and doers, stunningly fuel-efficient, and Built Ford Tough. It's the truck for people who never knew they needed a truck. Here's everything you need to know about the all new Ford Maverick in just three minutes.

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Maverick is the first-ever standard full hybrid truck. Maverick comes standard as a five-passenger four-door pickup available in XL, XLT, and Lariat trim levels. The standard 2.5-liter hybrid has a targeted EPA estimated rating of 40 miles per gallon in the city and 500 miles of range on a single tank of gas.

The truck bed is a makerspace. This Flex Bed system offers all kinds of organization and DIY solutions, like vertical and horizontal slots for 2-by-4 and 2-by-6 boards that you can use to build your own bike racks, serve as bed dividers, or any number of other solutions. A multi-position tailgate and 10 available tie-downs to secure your items.

Two available 110-volt outlets, one in the cabin and one in the bed, can power phones, tools, and electronics. And a standard electric 12-volt DIY prewired package in the bed can be used for wiring lights and a 4 and 1/2 foot bed, 6 feet with the tailgate down, can help haul bikes, furniture, or that next DIY project you're working on.

Maverick has a lower ride height, which makes getting in and out of breeze. And most adults can reach over the side and easily grab whatever you need. It has a max payload capacity of 1,500 pounds and standard towing capacity of 2,000 pounds.

And of course, Maverick is Built Ford Tough. The available 2-liter EcoBoost engine, which provides optional all-wheel drive, also has an available max towing package of 4,000 pounds.

Maverick is built with smart technology like a standard embedded modem which allows you to start, lock, and unlock your vehicle from your Ford Pass App. The standard 8-inch touchscreen also provide seamless integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Five selectable drive modes to help enhance performance and confidence in various driving conditions. It has Ford Co-Pilot 360 technology, like standard automatic emergency braking and auto high beams as well as available adaptive cruise control with stop and go, lane centering, and evasive steering assist capabilities.

This truck was designed with smart storage solutions to accommodate how people live. Like there's a place to store a tall, 1-liter water bottle. Store your gear in the large bins under the rear seat. Door pockets for stashing laptops or tablets and bed storage for things like tools of rope.

Maverick boats a tight turning radius and compact size for easy driving and parking around the city. Maverick has city maneuverability with truck functionality. The truck is ingeniously designed to be customized inside and out to suit your lifestyle. And it delivers on the Built Ford Tough durability and capability you expect. Finally, the all new Ford Maverick starts at just under 20 grand.

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