2022 Ford Maverick Towing Capacity
The new Ford Maverick is shaking things up in the automotive world. This first-of-its-kind value-oriented small pickup truck boasts a starting MSRP of just $19,995 for the 2022 model year. That’s great, but you may be wondering for that kind of price, how much can the Ford Maverick tow? When properly appointed, the Maverick towing potential reaches 4,000 pounds! Read on to learn more or contact us at Holiday Ford now with questions.
Ford Maverick Towing by Powertrain & Drivetrain
The Ford Maverick comes standard with a 2.5L I4 Hybrid powertrain configuration and FWD. That having been said, a 2.0L EcoBoost® powertrain is also available, as is AWD. While you may think the Ford Maverick engine choice alone determines your towing capacity, your choice of these three things, taken together, matters when it comes to how much your Maverick can tow around Campbellsport:
- Maverick Engine
- Maverick Drivetrain
- Maverick 4K Tow Package
Ford Maverick models equipped with the hybrid powertrain and FWD can tow up to 2,000 pounds, as can models with the EcoBoost® engine and FWD or AWD. In order to reach the max towing capacity, you must choose the 2.0L EcoBoost® engine and AWD, and add the Ford Maverick 4K Tow Package.
Ford Maverick 4K Tow Pacakge
This package is only available on Maverick models equipped with gasoline engines. When paired with a Class III hitch, it allows for the Ford Maverick to tow up to 4,000 pounds. Inclusions/prerequisites of the 4K tow package are as follows:
- Available with 2.0L EcoBoost® Ford Maverick engine & AWD
- Trailer hitch receiver
- 7-pin connector
- Aux. auto trans. Oil cooler
- Radiator upgrade
Ford Maverick Towing Safety Checklist
Looking to tow ATVs? How about a utility trailer or personal storage trailer? Perhaps you’d like to tow a small pop-up camper. Regardless of what you’re towing around Oshkosh and Appleton, you’ll want to be sure you’re towing safely. So be sure to check these things before you set out on towing adventures so you can do so more safely:
- Trailer Lamps
- Safety Chains
- Trailer Wiring Harness
- Tires/Tire Pressure
- Hitch Type & Compatibility for Your Unique Towing Purposes
Additionally, be sure you’re aware of towing best practices before you tow, such as knowing your trailer clearance, turning radius, cargo and weight distribution, and more.
Learn More About the Ford Maverick
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