For some time now, we’ve known that 2021 Ford Bronco reservation holders who want the Shadow Black-painted hard top or Sasquatch Package with Ford’s seven-speed manual transmission were facing order delays. However, Ford just sent out an email to its 190,000 plus reservation holders that adds quite a few additional options and packages to this list.
First, Ford lists a series of items it expects “to lead to extended wait times due to overwhelming demand.” Those items include the Bronco Two-Door, Wildtrak trim level, 2.7L EcoBoost V6, Sasquatch Package, Lux Equipment Group, and leather-trimmed interior.
In addition to those items, Ford also lists vehicle options that are currently slated for late availability, which will also delay the build and delivery of Ford Bronco orders. They include the aforementioned Shadow Black-painted hardtop, which is slated for late summer delivery, and Sasquatch/manual transmission combination, which is slated for the 2022 model year.
Additional late availability options include the dual soft and hard top option (late summer 2021), First Edition black interior (late summer 2021), Roof Rack with the Four-Door Bronco and Sasquatch Package (2022 model year), and body color and white-painted modular hardtops (2022 model year).
As we reported earlier today, Ford dealers may only receive enough allocations to fill 30 percent of their respective reservations, while the rest will be pushed to the 2022 model year. However, those that choose to wait until 2022 will receive new exterior colors, vehicle options, and special editions to choose from, in addition to the items listed above.
As we recently reported, Ford has officially confirmed that 2021 Ford Bronco order banks will open up on January 20th, while reservation holders have from January 20th to March 19th to convert that reservation to an order. After that deadline has passed, the reservation automatically converts to a 2022 model year order.