How does the Ford Maverick compare to the Ford Ranger?

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparisons, Ford Maverick, Ford Ranger on Monday, October 25th, 2021 at 7:48 am
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2022 Ford Maverick vs. 2021 Ford Ranger

How small do you want your truck to be if you want one? Will the 2022 Ford Maverick meet your requirements, or is the larger 2021 Ford Ranger a better fit? How does the Ford Maverick compare to the Ford Ranger? Let’s analyze which truck offers the best value for your money. Read this comparison of the 2022 Ford Maverick vs. 2021 Ford Ranger at Akins Ford in Winder, GA. 

Engine Specs of the Maverick vs. Ranger

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The 2022 Ford Maverick will be the first pickup truck in America to use a STANDARD hybrid engine. The 2021 Ford Ranger has one of the most powerful engines available in a midsize truck today. However, it still manages to be extremely fuel-efficient. So, they are unquestionably equal in terms of efficiency. Among midsize trucks, the Ranger has one of, if not the lowest, ownership expenses. This is due to its cost-effective fuel economy. It gets 21 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway. With its 40-mpg fuel economy, the Maverick hybrid can now boast the lowest ownership expenses. The owner of a 2022 Ford Maverick will have a 500-mile range.

Towing Capacity Comparison for Maverick vs. Ranger

The Ford Ranger can tow up to 7,500 pounds, whereas the Maverick can tow 2,000 pounds or 4,000 pounds depending on the powertrain. To achieve optimum capability, both trucks would require the Trailer Tow Package. The maximum payload is 1,500 pounds. The 4.5-ft bed on the Maverick is smaller than the conventional 5-foot bed on the Ranger. The Flexbed system of the Maverick comes with six or ten tie-down points, depending on the trim level, to let you make the most of your space. 

Price Details of the Maverick vs. Ranger 

The Maverick has a starting price of $19,995. Only the top-tier Lariat trim of the Maverick comes close to matching the Ranger’s price. The Ranger’s starting MSRP is somewhat more than $25,000. As we can see, there is a significant pricing difference between both pickup trucks. So it would help if you analyzed all of these factors before deciding which one is ideal for you.

Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us if you have any queries about the characteristics of these pickup trucks. Akins Ford’s team of professionals will be pleased to serve you! Schedule a test drive with us in the Atlanta region.

[Also read: Will the 2022 Ford Maverick Offer 4WD or AWD?]