The Ford Maverick now not comes with a typical hybrid powertrain. Ford introduced Wednesday that the two.0-liter EcoBoost will exchange it as the bottom engine, with the hybrid now commanding a $1500 premium, in line with Ford Authority.
That is a giant loss on paper, although in the actual world, you had been unlikely to discover a base Maverick hybrid with out at the very least $1500 of markup anyway. The transfer to make the hybrid an extra-cost possibility ought to assist with the provision subject, as demand for the 40-mpg-plus compact pickup has been stronger than Ford anticipated. Realistically, it additionally helps seize a number of the added markup that sellers have been making use of and placing it within the Blue Oval account.
As Ford confirmed to The Drive, the Maverick’s base value of $24,995 with vacation spot costs stays. That’ll simply be a 2.0-liter turbo mannequin. If you’d like the two.5-liter hybrid, you will need to spend at the very least $26,495. If you wish to order a 2023 Maverick, that is too dangerous, because the pickup is bought out for this mannequin 12 months. We count on orders for the 2024 Maverick to open shortly. Act quick once they do, as a result of final time they bought out rapidly.
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