Ford is expanding its compact truck lineup with the new 2023 Ford Maverick Tremor Off-Road Package, as the company again begins taking new customer orders for its lineup of high-demand vehicles.
Ford announced its retail order banks will be re-opening for Bronco Sport, Edge, Explorer and Ranger, on Aug. 2, and Maverick and Maverick Tremor will be available for retail order in September. Retail orders for Ford’s F-150 and Transit opened a few weeks ago. While customers have been able to buy most of these products off dealer lots, the order banks reopening provides the opportunity for enthusiasts to build their vehicles with the specific content – wheels, colors, features, and technology – they desire.
Built to Tackle Tough Terrain
The new Ford Maverick Tremor is an entry-level option for buyers seeking greater off-road capability and bold styling in the same compact package that comfortably fits their daily life in the city while also supporting their outdoor passions, according to Ford.
“Ranger, F-150, and Super Duty customers have embraced the unique off-road capability, technology and appearance updates found across our Tremor family of trucks,” said Todd Eckert, Ford truck product marketing and brand manager. “Maverick Tremor delivers on this same promise with new functions and features designed for off-roading – all while keeping the truck’s signature size, affordability, and Built Ford Tough durability and capability.”
Maverick Tremor is available for XLT and Lariat series trucks. Equipped with a 2.0L EcoBoost engine, the compact pickup builds on the FX4 Off-Road Package with an all-wheel-drive system new to Maverick. This advanced system includes a twin-clutch rear-drive unit with a differential lock feature to allow greater off-road capability. It can divert virtually all rear axle torque to either wheel. Five selectable drive modes make it easy for customers to quickly tailor the on-road and off-road capability of Maverick Tremor to pavement, mud, sand or snow, as well as for towing conditions.
Maverick Tremor also comes with exclusive Trail Control, which operates like cruise control for off-road driving. Customers select a set speed, then the truck manages throttle and braking to allow them to focus on steering through challenging conditions like mud or dirt.
Front and rear springs and shocks aid in improved off-road capability. These new shocks, together with a 1-inch increase in ride height, also contribute to a more assertive stance for the new Maverick Tremor. Off-road capability is further bolstered by a heavy-duty transmission cooler and upgraded half-shafts, Ford noted.
Maverick Tremor offers a maximum tow rating of 2,000 pounds and payload rating of 1,200 pounds so customers can hook up a trailer full of gear.
Designed to Stand Out
The rugged Tremor theme can be found throughout. Maverick Tremor comes with a new grille finish, plus blacked-out Ford logos, headlamps, and taillamps. The two front tow hooks get signature Tremor Orange accents. For an even bolder look, the available Tremor Appearance Package includes a Carbonized Gray-painted roof and mirror caps, as well as black side graphics on the hood and lower body.
Additionally, 17-inch aluminum wheels feature a new Tremor Orange and dark gray anodized finish, while standard all-terrain tires make for improved traction on loose surfaces like sand, gravel, and dirt. A new lower front fascia with a more aggressive approach angle and steel skid plates results in improved capability.
The bold design carries into the cabin, with Black Onyx seats featuring stitched Tremor logos and signature Tremor Orange accents. The center console, register vents and door pulls are updated to include the new color scheme as well.
The 2023 Ford Maverick Tremor Off-Road Package costs $2,995 MSRP and Tremor Appearance Package costs $1,495. Both packages are available for ordering in September.
Production for the Ford Maverick begins this fall.
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