All New Bronco & Maverick Earn North American Utility & Truck of the Year

Bronco and Maverick Are Tops!

January 11, 2022 | Bennington, VT

Coggins Ford of Bennington is proud to announce that the Ford Motor Company has earned double honors again this year from the North American Car, Utility and Truck Award Committee, naming the new Ford Bronco the 2022 North American Utility of the Year and the all-new Ford Maverick pickup truck the 2022 North American Truck of the Year. Last year the committee recoginized Ford's accomplishments with the Mustang Mach-E and the F-150 and this year, the verdict is in and customers and automotive experts alike agree that the Bronco and Maverick outshine the other vehicles in their respective classes.

"We're thrilled and honored to earn both Truck and Utility of the Year from the NACTOY jury for the Ford Maverick and Bronco, especially among such a strong field of competitors, but we're also proud because these awards are well-deserved recognition for the tremendous amount of work, focus and energy our teams have invested in designing, engineering and building exciting vehicles for our customers. This also reflects the overwhelming reception we've had from our Maverick and Bronco customers alike."

- Kumar Galhotra, president, Americas and International Markets Group

2022 Ford Bronco

The New 2022 Ford Bronco is the adventure vehicle for the next generation of Vermont off-roaders in search of a 4x4-only SUV that has the exclusive "Built Wild™" capability, durability and innovative design that can tackle any terrain in the Green Mountain State. Bronco paves the the way to thrilling off-road experiences with its heritage-inspired style harkening back to the classic sport utilities of yesteryear while incorporating new rugged engineering and smart off-road technology that brings you into the future of off-roading. Each feature and styling cue has been carefully thought-out and built to answer the needs of Vermont Ford drivers and it's clear that Ford has hit its marks in a big way, evidenced by the long list of awards, accolades and honors that it has earned since its relaunch:

SEMA - 2021 4x4 of the Year Award
Motor1 - Best Adventure Vehicle
Top Gear - 2021 American Car of the Year
Forbes - 2022 Forbes Wheels of the Year
North State Journal - Best of the Year
Gear Patrol - GP100 Awards, 2022 Best in Motoring
CarBuzz - 2021 Off-Road Warrior Award
iF Design Gold Award 2021
North American Utility of the Year - 2022 Finalist
Autotrader.ca - 2022 Best Vehicle for Adventure
The Detroit News - Readers' Choice Awards, Baddest Off-Road Vehicle
The Detroit News - Readers' Choice Awards, Best Family Fun Finder

Coggins Ford of Bennington is your source for stamping your ticket to adventure behnd the wheel of a new Bronco! Visit us today to secure your Bronco!

2022 Ford Maverick

The All-New 2022 Ford Maverick is emerging as the truck for people who didn't know they needed a truck. Accessible and affordable, Maverick is the first standard full-hybrid pickup in America with the best fuel-efficiency rating of any truck on the market with an EPA-estimated 42 miles per gallon in the city*. It has ample seating for 5 adults, easy access through its double doors and plenty of cargo carrying capability and towing capacity for your Vermont lifestyle, yet it's compact and maneuverable enough for tight city streets and standard parking spaces. Maverick is also collecting an impressive list of honors in its ability to meet the needs of a growing segment of Vermont Ford customers:

KBB Best Buy Awards - 2022 Best New Model and Best Compact Pickup
The Car Connection - 2022 Best Car to Buy
Forbes Wheels - 2022 Pickup of the Year
Popular Science - 2022 Best of What's New
Detroit Free Press - 2022 Truck of the Year
The Detroit News - 2021 Vehicle of the Year
CarBuzz - People's Car Award
Green Car Journal - 2022 Green Truck of the Year
Gear Patrol's GP100 Awards - Best in Motoring
North State Journal - Best of the Year
TFLTruck - 2022 Best Truck of the Year

* EPA-estimated 42 city/33 hwy/37 combined mpg. Actual mileage will vary.

North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year awards are bestowed by a broad and distinguished panel of 50 jurors, recognizing the most outstanding new vehicles of the year - those that define or redefine their segments with superlative attention to innovation, design, safety, handling, driver satisfaction and overall value.

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