Maverick competitors: What will you be cross-shopping?

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Besides the Maverick, I’ll be looking at the other mid sizers for the most part.

Really excited to check out the new Frontier.
 

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For me it'll be between the next gen (6g/2023+) Ranger and Maverick (I get Z-plan pricing on Fords so why not save a good chunk of change). I currently have a 5g Ranger, which is wonderful, but I find myself not needing to use all of it's capability at this time. Maybe in 5-6 years, when we are looking for our next truck, we'll have upgraded campers, gotten more toys, priority changes, and/or whatever, then maybe I'll surpass the capabilities of the Maverick and go with a Ranger.

Either way, a hybrid or PHEV will hopefully be my next truck.
 

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The new Frontier, and as a last resort, a legacy Ridgeline would be my fallbacks. I do like the redesign of the 2021 Ridgeline, but it starting at $40k is just lunacy. Man if Subaru redid the Baja I'd be all over it!
 

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If I were to buy a truck but NOT the Maverick Id consider the current gen Ranger(with the better looking front end), the pre 2019 Frontier(to avoid the new V6 and having no manual or 4 banger options) and thats about it. I love me the single cab F150 also but they're quite rare. I also like the current Ridgeline and the first gen model of it. I dont like the teased redesigned front end on them at all. Just going the third gen Tacoma route it seems. Make it bulky and ugly for literally no reason. The Frontier and new Ranger are doing the same thing.
 

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If I were to buy a truck but NOT the Maverick Id consider the current gen Ranger(with the better looking front end), the pre 2019 Frontier(to avoid the new V6 and having no manual or 4 banger options) and thats about it. I love me the single cab F150 also but they're quite rare. I also like the current Ridgeline and the first gen model of it. I dont like the teased redesigned front end on them at all. Just going the third gen Tacoma route it seems. Make it bulky and ugly for literally no reason. The Frontier and new Ranger are doing the same thing.
I admit that I'm keeping an eye on prices of pre-facelift Ridgelines and hoping that everyone wants the new ones. I'll take the added visibility of the sloping hood rather the butcher looks of the new one.
 

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Comes down to price for me. I want a truck that is new or relatively new. Crew cab for car seats. And decent mpg. I’m to the point where it’s Maverick or bust for me. The Ranger is too expensive and I’d rather get a F150 if I’m spending that much money. I want to stick with Ford. I honestly don’t see myself getting anything but the Maverick.
 

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Comes down to price for me. I want a truck that is new or relatively new. Crew cab for car seats. And decent mpg. I’m to the point where it’s Maverick or bust for me. The Ranger is too expensive and I’d rather get a F150 if I’m spending that much money. I want to stick with Ford. I honestly don’t see myself getting anything but the Maverick.
I'm on the same boat, The colorado doesn't do it for me, F150 is too big, and while the ranger is bigger than something I Would normally get it's just too expensive (but damn does it look good in cactus grey!) The santa cruz is a MAYBE but it also gives me SUV vibes and I might as well get an suv for covered cargo instead...If it's not a Maverick I'll probably be sticking with Mazda or something else exciting to drive
 
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My 2010 Ranger Sport 2WD 4.0/manual has got alot of life left in it... for me, it's MAVERICK or nothing... just finding one optioned for me will be the only question
 
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