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Personally.... i like the idea of it. Get one with a tune to 310 hp. And you have a great little truck with power HD runs.

Will it hold 15 sheets of drywall... no... will it hold a new grill, or random ship from HD yes. Its not meant to be that big.
 
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Impressively, every Ford Maverick comes with a payload rating of 1,500 pounds
as much or more than some midsize pickups. The prospect of a 40-mpg hybrid that can haul an ATV or 37 bags of mulch in the bed may be tantalizing to many consumers who need good fuel economy most of the time, but also want to cross stuff off the honey-do list every Saturday and go play in the woods every Sunday.

The hybrid and EcoBoost can tow 2,000 pounds, which Ford says is enough for a pair of personal watercraft or a small tent trailer, but an available max-tow package on the turbo engine pumps that number up to 4,000, good for a small speedboat or 23-foot camper. Both the towing and payload ratings seem up to the standards of most average lifestyle shoppers, who are more likely to load up a gear hauler or fishing dinghy, rather than a sailing yacht or horse trailer.

or more than some raptor trims too.... :eek3:

this fuckin thing is sweet.
 
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fleets should snag these things up
 

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A lariat hybrid getting 40 mpg's for under 30k is super enticing. Since my Ram is paid off that would stick around to do most of my trucky things and this could still handle a decent amount of light hauling. Interesting vehicle for sure.
 

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So, tiny engine gets good mileage, but low power. Bigger ending drops fuel economy from 40 into the 20’s 🤔

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Impressively, every Ford Maverick comes with a payload rating of 1,500 pounds – as much or more than some midsize pickups. The prospect of a 40-mpg hybrid that can haul an ATV or 37 bags of mulch in the bed may be tantalizing to many consumers who need good fuel economy most of the time, but also want to cross stuff off the honey-do list every Saturday and go play in the woods every Sunday.

How small is that ATV? The bed is only 54”, that’s 4 1/2 feet. My Silverado bed is 78” and my 1-up ATV barely fits. As in the tires touch the front wall and tailgate when it’s loaded in.
 

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Seriously would rock the crap out of this thing if it held three car seats...
 
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So, tiny engine gets good mileage, but low power. Bigger ending drops fuel economy from 40 into the 20’s 🤔

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Impressively, every Ford Maverick comes with a payload rating of 1,500 pounds – as much or more than some midsize pickups. The prospect of a 40-mpg hybrid that can haul an ATV or 37 bags of mulch in the bed may be tantalizing to many consumers who need good fuel economy most of the time, but also want to cross stuff off the honey-do list every Saturday and go play in the woods every Sunday.

How small is that ATV? The bed is only 54”, that’s 4 1/2 feet. My Silverado bed is 78” and my 1-up ATV barely fits. As in the tires touch the front wall and tailgate when it’s loaded in.

get a small trailer if that's the hangup.

an older something would fit just fine with the rear tires on the gate.
 

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So, tiny engine gets good mileage, but low power. Bigger ending drops fuel economy from 40 into the 20’s 🤔

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Impressively, every Ford Maverick comes with a payload rating of 1,500 pounds – as much or more than some midsize pickups. The prospect of a 40-mpg hybrid that can haul an ATV or 37 bags of mulch in the bed may be tantalizing to many consumers who need good fuel economy most of the time, but also want to cross stuff off the honey-do list every Saturday and go play in the woods every Sunday.

How small is that ATV? The bed is only 54”, that’s 4 1/2 feet. My Silverado bed is 78” and my 1-up ATV barely fits. As in the tires touch the front wall and tailgate when it’s loaded in.
My bed is 67.2" and I was able to fit a sport quad in and close the tail gate. A utility quad would not fit in the Maverick.
 

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So, tiny engine gets good mileage, but low power. Bigger ending drops fuel economy from 40 into the 20’s 🤔

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Impressively, every Ford Maverick comes with a payload rating of 1,500 pounds – as much or more than some midsize pickups. The prospect of a 40-mpg hybrid that can haul an ATV or 37 bags of mulch in the bed may be tantalizing to many consumers who need good fuel economy most of the time, but also want to cross stuff off the honey-do list every Saturday and go play in the woods every Sunday.

How small is that ATV? The bed is only 54”, that’s 4 1/2 feet. My Silverado bed is 78” and my 1-up ATV barely fits. As in the tires touch the front wall and tailgate when it’s loaded in.
I assume itll be on the tailgate?

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It will be available in one body style, a four-door crew cab with a 54.4-inch cargo box.

Also earning Ford brownie points is a multi-function tailgate that can sit in a partially up position (level with the wheel arches), allowing 4x8 sheets of plywood or drywall to lie flat in the cargo box. Lowering the tailgate exposes a 6-foot bed floor, with tie-downs located on the upper rear bed corners, the front bed floor, and the tailgate itself, as well as movable tie-down cleats that slide on a track near the bed rail.
 
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It will be available in one body style, a four-door crew cab with a 54.4-inch cargo box.

Also earning Ford brownie points is a multi-function tailgate that can sit in a partially up position (level with the wheel arches), allowing 4x8 sheets of plywood or drywall to lie flat in the cargo box. Lowering the tailgate exposes a 6-foot bed floor, with tie-downs located on the upper rear bed corners, the front bed floor, and the tailgate itself, as well as movable tie-down cleats that slide on a track near the bed rail.

6 foot bed floor would fit your atv.

it'd hang off the back past that a few inches but who cares.
 

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6 foot bed floor would fit your atv.

it'd hang off the back past that a few inches but who cares.
It does about 75% of what I would use it for, which is pretty close. I'd have a problem hauling my cruiser though (motorcycle). Currently, its back tire sits just past the middle of my tailgate, about where the bolts are for the handle. The interior stow options are pretty neat, like under the rear seat.
 
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It does about 75% of what I would use it for, which is pretty close. I'd have a problem hauling my cruiser though (motorcycle). Currently, its back tire sits just past the middle of my tailgate, about where the bolts are for the handle. The interior stow options are pretty neat, like under the rear seat.

how often are you really hauling your cruiser though?
 

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So, it appears the cargo box area is 4 1/2', and with the tailgate down you get 6' of floor surface.

You can get hybrid (191hp) + CVT + 2wd (fwd) for the 40 mpg. Going to the ecoboost (250hp) takes it to an 8spd and you lose the hybrid, so that's where the MPG disparity is coming from. But you can do either engine at any trim level.
 

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