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The "trailer towing package" includes a Class III Hitch Receiver.
Question: is the basic Hitch Receiver option also Class III?
I mean, do all Ford trucks have 2" receivers?
 

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The "trailer towing package" includes a Class III Hitch Receiver.
Question: is the basic Hitch Receiver option also Class III?
I mean, do all Ford trucks have 2" receivers?
I "think" so. Found this image in another thread, cropped and lightened it, this is on a Hybrid XLT, ,and only has the 4-pin connector. Looks 2" to me.

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2022-Ford-Maverick-First-Look-24 (2).jpg
 

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Yeah I agree - in the build and price, if you watch the rendering change when adding the tow package, you can clearly see that the hitch itself remains the same while the pin connection rendering updates from the 4pin to 7pin. I think they would have called that sort of detail out if it were smaller than 2 inch as well.
 

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Interesting that you can flat tow the hybrid, but not the Ecoboost.
 

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So a hybrid with a base weight of 3674#, towing a 2000# trailer, and me 220# driving, I can carry 116# additional weight before exceeding the 6010# GCWR.
Not really impressed.
 

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So a hybrid with a base weight of 3674#, towing a 2000# trailer, and me 220# driving, I can carry 116# additional weight before exceeding the 6010# GCWR.
Not really impressed.
so pony up the extra $3305 for 2.0L/AWD or use your existing F-150 if you need to tow more. "Problem" solved.
 

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so pony up the extra $3305 for 2.0L/AWD or use your existing F-150 if you need to tow more. "Problem" solved.
Not a problem, just hoping for a little more load capacity.
If the 2.0/AWD was hybrid I'd get it.
My F-150 w/5.4 gets 10-12 mpg around town.
My new hybrid Maverick will get 35-40 mpg around town.
 

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I want to be sure I have this understood correctly:

GCWR = Vehicle weight + Payload and Cargo Weight + Total Towing Weight + Occupant(s) Weight.

I'm more interested in how many people I can take with me if the bed if fully loaded (1500-lbs payload). So this is what I've calculated:
  • 2.5L Hybrid FWD: 836-lbs available for people
  • 2.0L Ecoboost FWD: 837-lbs available for people
  • 2.0L Ecoboost AWD: 914-lbs available for people
  • 2.0L Ecoboost FWD w/ Tow Package: 2,837 available for people
  • 2.0L Ecoboost AWD w/ Tow Package: 2,914-lbs available for people
 

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I want to be sure I have this understood correctly:

GCWR = Vehicle weight + Payload and Cargo Weight + Total Towing Weight + Occupant(s) Weight.

I'm more interested in how many people I can take with me if the bed if fully loaded (1500-lbs payload). So this is what I've calculated:
  • 2.5L Hybrid FWD: 836-lbs available for people
  • 2.0L Ecoboost FWD: 837-lbs available for people
  • 2.0L Ecoboost AWD: 914-lbs available for people
  • 2.0L Ecoboost FWD w/ Tow Package: 2,837 available for people
  • 2.0L Ecoboost AWD w/ Tow Package: 2,914-lbs available for people
It would be nice but this isn't how GCWR (C=combined) works. What you need to use is the GVWR. The "V" is for vehicle. GVWR is the weight of Vehicle+passengers+cargo and will alway be a lower number than the GCWR (which includes the trailer weight). The GVWR will be almost the same for all models but vary slightly based on different vehicle weights because of options.

I would guess that for the Mav with 1500# in the back there isn't more than a few hundred extra pounds available regardless of options.

Edit: I've not seen the GVWR published anywhere but a lot of sites are listing "payload" as 1500# which would require bed capacity to be reduced by the weight of any driver or passengers.

One more edit: There is also GAWR (A=axle), which can limit weight in the back while still allowing more passengers in the front. I suspect the true limiting factor on the bed capacity will be the rear axle GAWR.
 
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The 4K tow package offers a trans cooler and 7 pin wiring as the only difference from the FX4 package. Ford is double dipping on the option packages. While I’d like to have the 4K rating, I don’t plan to tow that much weight with it unless I part with my Ram at some point. Unless towing extended distances, no reason the FX4 won’t do the job If not heating up the trans.
 

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I "think" so. Found this image in another thread, cropped and lightened it, this is on a Hybrid XLT, ,and only has the 4-pin connector. Looks 2" to me.

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2022-Ford-Maverick-First-Look-24 (2).jpg
I followed a truck that had what looked like a chrome Scrotum swinging under the hitch!!
 
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