Ford Maverick Production Starting In July?

The Ford Maverick pickup will allegedly go into manufacturing in July, in keeping with Automotive News citing information from suppliers. This is a bit sooner than anticipated as a result of rumors counsel gross sales would start close to the tip of 2021 as a 2022 mannequin year product. If this rumor is true, then the little truck might be in showrooms by the late summer time or early fall. This additionally means the official debut may solely be months away.

We know that Ford is already constructing pre-production items in Mexico. A leaked picture confirmed one on the meeting line on the manufacturing unit in Hermosillo, Mexico. In addition, the company’s manufacturing report for February 2021 confirmed the identical plant constructing 21 items of a product listed merely as “C-Pick Up,” which was probably a codename for the compact truck.

The Maverick rides on Ford’s C2 platform that is additionally beneath the Bronco Sport, Escape, and Lincoln Corsair. Buyers would allegedly be capable of get a turbocharged 1.5-liter three-cylinder or a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. There are rumors of a hybrid being beneath improvement, too. Customers would in a position to choose a front- or all-wheel-drive format.

So far, all indications are that the Maverick would solely be obtainable as a four-door. Ford would differentiate the assorted trim ranges by giving them totally different entrance fascias. The base value is reportedly lower than $20,000, which is important as a result of the truck must undercut the bigger, extra succesful Ranger.

At the opposite finish of the worth spectrum, there would allegedly be a Timberline trim stage with components for mild off-roading. Judging by the upcoming Explorer Timberline, the Maverick model would have tweaks revisions to the bumpers, totally different wheels, all-terrain tires, and totally different cabin trim. It’s not sufficient for hardcore rock crawling however may deal with some easy trails.

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