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- The base model of the upcoming pickup is the hybrid version, which just posted an EPA fuel-economy rating of 37 mpg combined, handily beating the nonhybrid models' combined fuel economy of 25–26 mpg.
- Ford had claimed the hybrid version of the compact pickup would get 40 mpg in city driving, and it exceeds that goal with a 42-mpg EPA city figure.
- The Maverick Hybrid is priced starting at $21,490 and is expected to be sold out by early November, with the first customers getting their Maverick Hybrids in January.
TheHybrid got its fuel-economy report card back from the EPA, and the results were even better than the automaker had hoped for the little pickup: 42 mpg city, 33 mpg highway, 37 mpg combined.
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Ford had tentatively estimated that the hybrid version of its new truck would hit 40 mpg in the city. The hybrid is the base engine offering in the Maverick and is available only with front-wheel drive. Its powertrain consists of a 2.5-liter Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder engine, an electric motor, and a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT). Combined output is 191 horsepower, and the hybrid can tow up to 2000 pounds. As the new entry point to the Ford lineup, the starting price for the Maverick Hybrid is $21,490.
Estimates for the nonhybrid version, with the 250-hp turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder, already had been posted. For the front-wheel-drive model, they're 23 mpg city, 30 mpg highway, and 26 mpg combined. With all-wheel drive, the numbers are 22 mpg city, 29 mpg highway, 25 mpg combined. That engine is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission and can tow up to 4000 pounds.
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The only other pickup in this size class,, is not available as a hybrid—despite the fact that its platform-mate, the , is available both as a hybrid and as a plug-in hybrid (PHEV). The most economical Tucson carries EPA estimates of 21 mpg city, 27 mpg highway, and 23 mpg combined.
Buyers who want the more fuel-efficient Maverick had better act fast. Ford says that the 2022 Maverick Hybrid is likely to sell out by early November; those who miss the window will have their next opportunity this summer. The 2.0-liter Maverick will continue to be available.
Tested: 2021 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid Coupe Nails the Three Vs .
The plug-in-hybrid Cayenne offers virtuous eco attributes, Cayenne S-like acceleration at a better value, and a fastback body for vanity's sake.Along with the charging port on the driver's side rear fender, the only ways to visually distinguish the plug-in-hybrid Cayenne from the traditional gas-engine models are the brake calipers and exterior badge outlines in bright Acid Green. Don't worry, anyone who doesn't want the neon accents can have Porsche change them to black, free of charge.