, the cheaper Maverick is only available if you ask for it and they won’t be stocked at dealerships. You’ll also have to pay an extra $1,495 destination charge on top of the $19,995 retail price. Ford expects more people to buy the 2.0-liter version of the Maverick instead of the hybrid.
Ford will focus on producing the 2.0-liter Maverick model
The 2.0-liter model starts at $21,080. These models are expected to take up 65% of Ford’s production capacity in August, September, and October. That means that only 35% will get allocated to the cheaper hybrid version, as reported by The Drive.
The question now is: will customers still buy the cheaper hybrid if they have to wait and pay for delivery? If you want the hybrid option without the added destination fee, you might want to hold off on your order until later in the year. If you're lucky, Ford might have the cheaper Maverick models in stock at dealerships by then.
. This engine uses an eight-speed automatic transmission that can be paired with both front or all-wheel drive.
The hybrid version comes standard with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and an electric motor that produces a combined 191 horsepower and 155 lb-ft of torque.
The interior of the Maverick uses cheap materials but the surfaces will hold up against wear and tear. All trim levels have standard forward collision mitigation. Other optional driver-assist features include adaptive cruise control and evasive steering assist.
The Maverick will still be one of the cheapest trucks produced by Ford and one of the most affordable hybrid trucks in the market. Production of the hybrid Maverick models is expected to ramp up to 40% by the end of 2021, according to Car and Driver.
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