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2022 Ford Bronco Production Set For December 15th

While it seems like only yesterday that production of the sixth-generation 2021 Ford Bronco began at the Ford Michigan Assembly Plant, the time has come to move on to a new model year. Ford has already admitted that it will not be able to fill all 2021 Bronco orders for some time, and most unscheduled hardtop orders were also recently pushed to the 2022 model year. Those folks won’t have to wait much longer for 2022 Ford Bronco production to begin, however, as sources familiar with the matter have told Ford Authority that production is scheduled to begin on December 15th, 2021.

2022 Ford Bronco production was originally scheduled to begin on December 13th but has been moved back just a couple of days. As always, these dates are subject to change, particularly in light of a number of recent supply chain issues, including the ongoing semiconductor chip shortage.

Those in line to purchase a 2022 Ford Bronco will find a number of changes for the new model year, as Ford Authority has reported over the last several months. This includes the addition of the Ford Bronco Raptor, Bronco Everglades, and Bronco Heritage. Two new exterior colors will also be available – Eruption Green and Hot Pepper Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat – which replace the discontinued Antimatter Blue, Lightning Blue Metallic, and Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, while Cyber Orange is now available on all trims.

For 2022, customers can pair the Sasquatch Package with Ford’s seven-speed manual transmission, as Ford Authority recently reported. The 2022 Bronco also gains a new “Capable” front bumper, while the Heavy-Duty Modular bumper is now available on every trim level. A roof rack option has been added for four-door Sasquatch models, while the Wildtrak four-door has dropped its standard MIC hardtop for a soft top. Finally, as Ford Authority exclusively reported earlier this month, dealer-installed tube doors will be available by the end of the year. However, pricing for all Bronco models and some options are also set to increase in 2022, as Ford Authority recently reported.

We’ll have more on the 2022 Bronco soon, so be sure and subscribe to Ford Authority for more Ford Bronco news and around-the-clock Ford news coverage.

Brett's lost track of all the Fords he's owned over the years and how much he's spent modifying them, but his current money pits include an S550 Mustang and 13th gen F-150.

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  1. Wanted33

    Let me make one thing perfectly clear. Ford “will not” be getting every reservation holder their Broncos in 2022 like they promised. After the mega dealers went whining to Ford that several small home town dealers out manuvered them, and received many more reservations than they did, Ford bowed down and changed the 2022 allocation formula. With that change the big boys, and girls will be getting dealer stock well before many of us reservations holders can get just a sniff of a build date. So as it stands now, for me, my reservation may be filled in 2024 if I’m lucky, because I reserved at one of the small home town dealers. But, I’m really happy the mega dealers can get inventory to sell at a stupid high ADM (Dealer Adjusted Mark-Up) while I wait and wait.

  2. Jennifer Adack

    Oh that’s just wrong!!! I have been waiting for a 2021 which was bumped into a 2022. That’s fine with me but I better not be pushed back by some dealer who just wants stock units!! I was hoping for an early delivery on the 2022!!!

  3. Time to move on.

    By the time Ford gets my Bronco built, maybe Jeep will have a better Wrangler on the market with updated technology.


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