Is the 2022 Ford Maverick Fuel-Efficient?

Gizmo Highlights:

Does the 2022 Ford Maverick get good gas mileage?

The fuel economy of this Maverick model is:

  • Excellent compared to all other cars.
  • Great compared to other hybrid cars.
  • Excellent compared to other non-luxury cars.
  • Great compared to other compact pickup trucks.
  • Excellent compared to other 4-cylinder cars.

The 2022 Maverick has an excellent fuel economy, with a combined gas mileage of 37 MPG (42 MPG city – 33 MPG highway). In comparison, the average car in 2022 has a gas mileage of 23.95 MPG (not including fully electric vehicles).

The 2022 Maverick is 54% more fuel-efficient than the average vehicle and is in the 95th percentile of fuel economy for all cars.

  • XL FWD (SuperCrew) – 42/33 MPG (37 MPG Combined)
  • XLT FWD (SuperCrew) – 42/33 MPG (37 MPG Combined)
  • Lariat FWD (SuperCrew) – 42/33 MPG (37 MPG Combined)

The 50th percentile or median gas mileage for all cars in 2022 is 23 MPG. You can generally gauge how good a car’s fuel economy is by looking at which percentile of gas mileage it falls under.

If your gas mileage is above the median, you are better than the majority. If your gas mileage falls below the 50 percentile, then most people have a better gas mileage than you.

Consider the 0-35th percentiles as bad, the 40th-60th percentiles as acceptable, and the 65th-100th percentiles as good.

Cost of Fuel

The 2022 Ford Maverick takes regular unleaded, the price of which will vary depending on where you live.

At $3.5 per gallon of regular unleaded, driving this pickup truck will cost you:

  • 1-mile trip: $0.09
  • 5-mile trip: $0.47
  • 15-mile trip: $1.42
  • 10000 miles per year: $945.95
  • 12500 miles per year: $1182.43
  • 15000 miles per year: $1418.92

When driving 15000 miles per year, the average and median cost of fuel for all cars is $2676.92 and $2550 respectively (in 2022).

The 2022 Maverick is 47% less costly to drive than the average vehicle in 2022. It is in the 5th percentile of fuel costs for all cars, meaning it’s less expensive to drive than most vehicles.


The 2022 Ford Maverick can go 510.6 miles on a full tank of gas.

Compared to other cars, the range of the Maverick fares very well. The average range for all vehicles, in 2022, is 417 miles. Its range falls into the 90th percentile, above the median of 414 MPG.

By Vehicle Category

The 2022 Ford Maverick is classified as a compact pickup truck. The average and median fuel economy for this segment is 27.3 MPG and 23 MPG, respectively. This puts it in the 75th percentile of the gas mileage for compact pickup trucks.

The 2022 Maverick is a non-luxury vehicle. Non-luxury cars are, on average, 20.8% more fuel-efficient than their luxury counterparts.

The average gas mileage for non-luxury cars is 26.52 MPG.

The average pickup truck has a gas mileage of 20.13 MPG. The 2022 Maverick is 83.81% more fuel-efficient than the average pickup truck.

By PowerTrain

The 2022 Ford Maverick is a hybrid car. This means that the car’s gasoline engine is assisted by an electric motor.

The average combined gas mileage for a hybrid car is 38.84 MPG. At 37 MPG, the 2022 Maverick is 4.74% less fuel-efficient than the average hybrid vehicle. It is in the 38th percentile of gas mileage for the segment, putting it below the median of 39 MPG.

The 2022 Ford Maverick is fitted with a 4-cylinder engine. The average and median fuel economy for a 4-cylinder car is 28.67 MPG and 27 MPG respectively.

Horsepower-Gas Mileage Multiple

The 2022 Ford Maverick has a gas mileage-horsepower multiple of 5994 MPG.HP. The average compact pickup truck has an MPG-HP multiple of 5523. The higher the number, the better.

The gas mileage-horsepower multiple is an easy-to-understand indicator of how efficiently the powertrain moves the vehicle, relative to its power.

Heavier vehicles and cars with undersized engines will typically have lower scores. Sports cars and hybrids typically score higher. It’s best to compare scores with cars that are in the same vehicle category.

Vs. Other Ford Cars

2022 Ford cars have an average fuel economy of 22.89 MPG. The median (50th percentile) is 21 MPG. With a gas mileage of 37 MPG, the Maverick is one of the brand’s more fuel-efficient vehicles in 2022.

There are 28 2022 Ford models and trims (by per engine spec) sold in the United States. The Maverick ranks 3 by fuel economy.

Carbon Emissions

The 2022 Maverick emits 7942 pounds of carbon per year.

The average 2022 automobile, driving 15000 miles, burns roughly 13149 pounds of carbon per year.

Gizmo Score

We score the fuel economy of the 2022 Ford Maverick based on how well it fares when compared to other vehicles of its year. An average or standard score is 50.

Many factors are considered, such as the vehicle’s category, power, weight, and engine size (relative to other vehicles). For example, if a full-size pickup truck and a small sedan both do 25 MPG, the full-size pickup truck will typically have the higher score. This is because 25 MPG is considered excellent gas mileage for a pickup truck, but bad gas mileage for a small sedan.

All factors are not weighed equally, however. Most points go towards the fuel economy relative to all vehicles.

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