One of the biggest advantages of truck ownership is the ability to customize your vehicle. And, even a new compact pickup like the Ford Maverick has aftermarket accessories available to it. If you want to turn your Maverick into a true camping vehicle, you can do so with these three specific accessories. From tents to all-weather floor mats, these accessories are a must-have for those who want to adventure with their Ford Maverick.
Yakima Roof Top 2 Person HD Tent
Yakima is synonymous with car accessories. Ford currently offers a Yakima tent that can go on the top of your truck, allowing you to camp off of the ground in comfort. The tent should be able to fit two people, and it has been waterproofed. Plus, there’s even an included mattress.
Now, this tent is not necessarily cheap. It has a cost of $2,499 plus $50 if you want it installed for you. But, you will have peace of mind knowing that this truck tent comes backed by Ford, and there is something to be said about that.
According to Ford, this Yakima tent can be equipped to the 2022 Ford Maverick. It is also usable in all four seasons, so even if you want to do some winter camping, it should be able to handle it.
WeatherTech Floor Liners
If you plan to get dirty with your Ford Maverick, you will want to get floor mats that can handle that. Traditional carpeted floor mats can get dirty quickly and can be difficult to clean. But with all-weather mats, you can easily hose them off after a trip in the mud. Plus, things like spills can be better managed.
There are a range of different brands that offer all-weather floor mats, including ones from Ford. WeatherTech really takes things to the next level through their fit and finish. But, that does come with a higher price tag over other options. So that is something to keep in mind if you are looking for better floor mats for your Maverick.
Yakima Kayak Carrier
If you enjoy camping, it isn’t a stretch that you might enjoy kayaking as well. If you don’t want to just toss your boat in the bed of your Ford Maverick pickup truck, a roof rack with kayak holders is ideal. Yakima offers a variety of styles and options in this space, and the build quality seems solid. When it comes to how you transport your kayak, you shouldn’t risk it with cheap accessories. They could damage your truck or, worse, fail while in use.
Yakima accessories are available via Ford, or you can likely find another vendor that offers them. If you don’t kayak, a roof rack can still be a usable option. You can equip a cargo basket to them in order to store extra gear. Plus, a roof rack just gives nearly any vehicle a more rugged look. Personally, I have a Yakima roof rack on my 2015 Ford Focus, and it has yet to let me down.
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