When Ford advised us in September that the 2022 Maverick Hybrid pickup wasn’t delayed because of the chip scarcity, and that it might be obtainable at launch, the automaker was being half true. The pickup is delayed whereas ready for federal and state emissions certifications, not chips. An Automotive Information report says the vehicles will ship in December, first deliveries anticipated in January 2022.
Ford Authority says a few of these reservation holders will get one thing concrete every time they do get their vehicles. Citing a letter from Ford to patrons, the automaker will give them just a few equipment that slot into the Ford Built-in Tether System, or FITS for brief. The FITS is a set of eight slots within the Maverick cabin — seven within the under-seat storage bins, one on the rear of the middle tunnel — that settle for pre-made add-ons like cupholders and storage bins with the right mount. Since Ford has supplied Maverick homeowners with 3D-printing geometry of the slots system due to a QR code within the car, homeowners can print any type of comfort characteristic they’d wish to mount. The free equipment that can include the truck is claimed to incorporate “a storage bin, cupholder, telephone wire organizer, bag hooks and dividers for the under-seat storage space.”
Think about it a mea culpa to members of boards like Maverick Truck Membership and Maverick Chat, who’re placing all their intel collectively to determine what to make of the conflicting data, or lack of understanding, Ford has supplied about when their vehicles will are available in. This may very well be essentially the most helpful type of apology but, Ford studying its manner by means of such issues after having given away Bronco-themed hammocks to some Bronco reservation holders in August after which issuing sellers a $1,000 buyer satisfaction fund in September to ease the ache of continuous delays with the vastly fashionable off-roader.