Maverick: A New Kind of Pickup!

September 7th, 2021 by

Another heritage-inspired brand rejoins the Ford stable for 2022, this time around applied to a truck. Maverick is America’s first standard full hybrid truck, offering a targeted EPA-estimated rating of 40 mpg city and a starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $19,995. This impressive, all-new compact pickup expands out Built Ford Tough lineup into new territory and opens up new avenues of opportunity for customers.

Maverick Highlights

Whether tackling a do-it-yourself (DIY) project, out for an adventure or kicking around town, the SuperCrew and 4.5-foot pickup box configuration of Maverick is ready to go. Its all-new, tough, unibody design:

  • Was researched and developed to appeal to a new audience of owners who never knew they wanted a truck
  • Combines the tough functionality of a pickup with easy maneuverability
  • Delivers creative productivity and storage solutions along with flexible five-passenger seating
  • Available this fall in XL, XLT and Lariat trims along with a limited-production First Edition series building off of the Lariat Luxury Package

Compelling Exterior Design

Like all of our pickups, Maverick is Built Ford Tough and serves of strength and capability with:

  • Ford signature grilles and series-specific trims
  • A 4.5-foot pickup box, which features:
    • Multi-position tailgate
    • 6 feet of bed length with the tailgate down
    • FLEXBED system allows for a variety of customizations to the bed
    • Handy cubby storage and bottle openers
    • 6 cargo bed tie-down hooks
  • LED headlamps are standard on XL

Purpose-Inspired Interior

The Maverick cabin is modern, spacious and stylishly straightforward:

  • A choice of cloth or available ActiveX Seating Material
  • FITS (Ford Integrated Tether System) slots deliver creative organization solutions
  • Front-door storage bins designed to fit a small laptop
  • 2-inch productivity screen in instrument cluster
  • Two front USB ports, and dual rear USB ports (Lariat)
  • Wireless charging pad
  • Available:
    • B&O Sound System by Bang & Olufsen (8 speakers/Lariat)
    • Spacious storage bin under rear seats

Power Options

Developed to deliver plenty of power and impressive EPA ratings, the 2022 Maverick defies typical expectations of power. Highlights include:

  • Standard 2.5L Atkinson-cycle I-4 engine paired with 94kW motor
    • Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable PowerSplit Transmission (eCVT)
    • Targeted EPA-estimated rating of 40 mpg in the city
    • Targeted EPA-estimated range of 500 miles on a single tank of gas
  • Combined 191 horsepower
  • Lithium-ion battery (1.1 kWh)
  • Front-wheel drive (FWD)
  • Available 2.0L EcoBoost I-4 gas engine
    • 8-speed automatic transmission
    • 250 horsepower
    • 277 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Standard front-wheel drive (FWD)
    • All-wheel (AWD) available
  • 5 Selectable Drive Modes
    • Normal, Eco, Sport, Slippery, Tow/Haul
    • FX4 replaces Eco and Sport with Mud/Ruts and Sand
  • Towing Capability
    • 2,000 lbs. standard
    • 4,000 lbs. available (2.0L with 4K Tow Package)
  • 1,500-lb. payload capacity standard

Technology

Maverick will feature equipment and technologies that complement today’s already connected customers:

  • 8-inch center-stack touchscreen with standard Bluetooth connectivity and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, extends the customer’s experience from their smartphone to the vehicle (XL, XLT, Lariat)
  • Ford Co-Pilot360 Technology
  • FordPass Connect with 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot
  • SYNC 3 included with Lariat Luxury Package