Report: Ford to Close 2023 Maverick Orders. Already.

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A pair of Ford Mavericks sit parked in front of a city skyline. On the right is an orange truck facing away from us so we see its left side. On the left is a powder-blue truck, positioned so that we see its right side.Ford opened the order books for its 2023 Maverick small truck final Thursday. A brand new report says they’re virtually bought out.

A supplier discover leaked to the Ford Maverick Truck Membership web page says that Ford will cease taking orders for hybrid Maverick vehicles at 10 p.m. EST tonight. Sellers will reportedly take the final orders for gas-powered Mavericks tomorrow.

We’ve reached out to Ford for touch upon the report. Nevertheless it’s price noting that the Maverick Truck Membership discussion board has posted actual supplier bulletins forward of Ford bulletins previously.

In regards to the Maverick

The Maverick has been the smash hit of the automotive world this yr.

Automakers had usually deserted the small truck market a decade in the past. However the Maverick might herald the return of the compact truck. It’s simply 10 inches longer than a Honda Civic and barely wider. It provides seating for 5 (if the three within the again get alongside) and a mattress simply large enough for weekend backyard middle hauls.

It comes customary with a hybrid powertrain able to 42 mpg in metropolis driving and front-wheel drive. A 250-horsepower turbocharged 4-cylinder gas-powered model is out there with all-wheel-drive.

It’s additionally surprisingly reasonably priced. In a yr when the typical new automobile prices greater than $48,000, the 2022 Maverick begins at simply $20,995 (plus $1,495 for supply).

We’d love to present you costs for the 2023 model, however Ford has virtually bought out of them earlier than it even posted pricing to its web site.

The Maverick gained our 2022 Finest New Mannequin award and should have impressed a motion. It’s one among two compact vehicles in the marketplace in the present day – Hyundai’s 2022 Santa Cruz is analogous in dimension. However rumors counsel that each Chevrolet and Ram could also be engaged on their very own solutions to the Maverick. Each promote compact vehicles in Mexico, the Chevy Twister and Ram 750, that they might carry to the U.S. market to compete with Ford’s smash hit.

Stray Mavericks Like Elvis Sightings Attainable Later This 12 months

Stray Mavericks should make their method to dealership heaps later within the yr. Ford sells most Mavericks by way of customized orders. However sellers have additionally been capable of place orders for vehicles they’ll preserve in inventory and promote to walk-in patrons.

The supplier bulletin explains that supplier inventory vehicles may nonetheless be constructed “if chosen for scheduling inside present commodity restraints.” However that’s fairly an “if” with every little thing from microchips to warmth insulation briefly provide.

If the report is correct, it could imply that the 2023 Maverick bought out in simply six days.

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