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Old 06-11-2021, 08:24 AM
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Ford Maverick

Putting in the tow vehicle section recognizing that an old Stars and Stripes would be about the max it could tow. Curious what the group thinks of this vehicle? Small unibody pickup. Hybrid drivetrain front wheel drive is the base drive train. Similar concept to the Honda Ridgeline, which is, for the most part, abhorred by the truck community.

Will the Maverick be successful? Probably not for this crowd, but in the general population?

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Old 06-11-2021, 08:49 AM
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they have been talking about this on SkiTalk aka pugski for a few days. to me it looks like a copycat Honda Ridgeline.
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Old 06-11-2021, 08:56 AM
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40mpg around the city starting at 21k. I believe it will sell.

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Old 06-11-2021, 09:07 AM
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I bet they sell a ton of ‘em. The vast majority of trucks you see on the road having nothing in tow, and nothing in their bed… many of them never have or ever will. Some people just like having a “truck” but don’t need an F350 and can’t bring themselves to drop $70k+ on a new rig. I can’t see myself ever wanting one of these… but there’s a ton of folks out there that probably will… a lot of whom used to drive the older generation Rangers and S10’s, but have been without a comparable option from the big 3 for quite some time.
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Old 06-11-2021, 09:43 AM
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Ridgeline is abhorred by non-owners, but owners of them usually really like them. It fills a certain niche, which the Maverick will as well. I believe the Ridgeline is larger and more capable than the Maverick though.
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Old 06-11-2021, 10:27 AM
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Front wheel drive, Yuuccckkkk. Buy a Ranger instead.
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Old 06-11-2021, 10:45 AM
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Originally Posted by 86Skier View Post
I bet they sell a ton of ‘em.

the all wheel drive one tows ~4000lb i think, will probably make a great replacement for the endless worn out subarus around here.
tow something small, haul mtn bikes to the trail, some house work stuff. all while getting compact car fuel economy.
seems like the front wheel drive low end setup is geared toward those small maintenance fleet trucks
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Old 06-14-2021, 09:37 PM
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ahhhhh the ford Maverick... the best of the best a three in the tree for me... ahhh the good old days......
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Old 06-15-2021, 09:49 AM
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They will sell as many as they can make. Urban trucks. Perfect for home depot runs for a few bags of mulch or some pine straw.
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Old 06-15-2021, 12:47 PM
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