Ford mentioned that its new compact 2022 Ford Maverick hybrid pickup truck would obtain 42 mpg in metropolis driving, making it essentially the most environment friendly pickup in the marketplace.
The hybrid, which makes use of a 2.5 liter, four-cylinder engine, additionally logged a gasoline effectivity ranking of 33 mpg in freeway driving and 37 mpg in mixed metropolis and freeway driving.
That provides the small pickup an Environmental Safety Company estimate of 500 miles on a single tank of fuel.
Ford plans a $19,995 beginning value for the hybrid truck, plus a supply payment of $1,495. It will likely be the usual Maverick providing. Its typical sibling, powered by a 2-liter, four-cylinder turbocharged engine, will carries a $21,080 beginning value earlier than the supply payment. Each vans are primarily based on the identical platform because the compact Escape crossover.
FORD MAVERICK HYBRID POWERTRAIN
The 2022 Ford Maverick’s hybrid powertrain makes use of the two.5-liter Atkinson cycle hybrid engine, a small electrical motor and an digital constantly variable transmission. Ford positioned the briefcase-size, liquid-cooled lithium-ion battery sits under the second-row seats to keep up cargo area.
The Maverick hybrid is anticipated to start out transport to sellers in December, relying on the availability chain points plaguing the auto business. Ford mentioned it expects to make the primary buyer deliveries anticipated in January 2022.
The automaker additionally mentioned it expects its order guide for the 2022 Maverick hybrid will likely be tapped out in November. The following order interval will open in the summertime of 2022, Ford mentioned.
Ford launched manufacturing of the small pickup earlier this 12 months to spherical out its portfolio of vans. The automaker already sells the Ranger midsize pickup and the F-Collection household of full-size pickup vans. The F-150 additionally is available in a hybrid model that will get 24 mpg, no matter metropolis or freeway driving.
Small pickup vans are making a compact. Hyundai began promoting the 2022 Santa Cruz earlier this 12 months. It’s primarily based on the identical platform used for the Tucson crossover.
Claire Dragich October 17, 2021
The Toyota Tundra and Honda Ridgeline are proving to be essentially the most sturdy pickup vans, in line with a current examine.