Ford Authority stories that Ford goes to open order books for the 2024 Maverick pickup on July 17. That might be the primary time retail clients might order the most well liked little hauler available on the market since late final yr; order books for the 2023 Maverick closed in late September of 2022. We must always not count on a beneficiant order window this time round, both. The 2023 Maverick is anticipated to stay in manufacturing at Ford’s Hermosillo, Mexico plant till October of this yr, not lengthy earlier than the 2024 vans begin on the head of the traces. In response to varied posts at boards like Maverick Chat and Maverick Truck Membership, although, it is wanting like loads of clients for this mannequin yr are going to need to resolve about rolling over to subsequent.
Maverick hybrid manufacturing appears particularly pinched, provide constraints tabbed because the trigger. Ford’s going so as to add a 3rd shift at Hermosillo in July and give attention to hybrid builds, reportedly. A thread at Maverick Truck Membership talked about a video claiming “the Maverick hybrids will transfer as much as 50% of builds popping out of the manufacturing facility beginning July.” That is excellent news for anybody ready, bolstered by the additional manufacturing that present allocation figures do not have in mind. Nonetheless, the replace ends with the unhappy information that, “Even with the ramp up and 50% [production percentage], we’re nonetheless taking a look at ~22,000 hybrid orders being left over.” As in, roughly 22,000 reservation holders will not get a 2023 Maverick. As a result of Ford continues to be constructing supplier stock, the order holdup supposedly has some sellers calling their reservation holders and providing Mavericks on the lot for as a lot as $15,000 in markups.
Patrons rolled over to the brand new yr might be taking a look at value will increase as nicely. Since final September, the Maverick’s MSRP and vacation spot costs have gone up $1,995, being $1,895 on the worth and $100 on a vacation spot charge that is now $1,595. The most recent sums:
- XL: $24,190
- XLT: $26,450
- Lariat: $29,950
Ford’s provided varied applications for value safety earlier than, but, as some Bronco patrons are discovering, Ford’s additionally made it not possible to reap the benefits of the a number of gives as claimed, leaving patrons with the choice of paying more cash than Ford stated they might, or not taking supply of their vans. The final time we wrote about Maverick order books, we stated costs are rising however good look getting a truck. Identical goes for 2024.