2023 just might be the year to finally purchase that dream pickup truck. And if that’s the case, consider the new 2023 Maverick Tremor™ that’s of course Built Ford Tough.® The Maverick has durability, versatility, and style with a long list of high tech amenities that’s getting high points from die-hard truck enthusiasts. This vehicle combines the maneuverability of a small SUV, and the functionality of a pickup but roomy enough to seat up to five passengers.
Look under the hood to find a 2.5L Atkinson-cycle I-4 engine paired with a 94kW electric motor and combined 191 horsepower – Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable PowerSplit Transmission (eCVT) – Front-wheel drive (FWD) only • 2.0L EcoBoost®I-4 gas engine available – 8-speed automatic transmission – 250 horsepower and 277 lb.-ft. of torque.
The Selectable Drive Modes offer drivers who travel outside the usual routine. Drive Modes are: Normal, Eco, Sport, Slippery and Tow/Haul, with a terrain management system. The Maverick has a maximum payload rating of 1,500 lbs. And when it’s time for towing, there’s a towing capability of 2,000-lb. rating standard – 4,000-lb. max. and a trailer tow capacity with 2.0L EcoBoost. Maverick Tremor also comes with exclusive Trail Control™, which operates like cruise control for off-road driving. Customers simply select a set speed, then the truck manages throttle and braking to allow them to focus on steering through challenging conditions like mud or dirt.
Open the door of the Maverick to find an interior that features a 12” productivity screen; a 2nd row heated seats; A/C W/dual climate control; leather wrapped steering wheel; an outside temp display; pedals-power adjust with memory; power locks and windows; raptor branded floor mats; raptor-unique center stack; steering – tilt/telescopic wheel with audio. There’s a bold design that carries into the cabin, with Black Onyx seats featuring stitched Tremor logos and signature Tremor Orange accents. The center console, register vents and door pulls are updated to include the new color scheme as well.
And when you take a closer look at the exterior, there’s a 4.5’ of bed length with a tailgate up/6’ cargo bed tie-downs. There’s a Multi-position tailgate with bottle openers – Two 12-volt, and 20-amp pre-wired sources for DIY electrical solutions.
The Maverick Tremor offers top of the line safety technology, that includes safety/security AdvanceTrac with RSC®. There’s also front seat mounted side airbags, a safety canopy and a perimeter alarm.
THE NUMBERS: MSRP/about $37,465 — City/10 – 12/Hwy