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2023 Ford Bronco Production Includes Navigation Removal Option

For the 2022 model year, the Ford Bronco gained a navigation removal option for Job 2 production which was required at the time, meaning that factory navigation was effectively removed from the 2022 Bronco lineup altogether. That particular option has been retained for the 2023 Ford Bronco, sources familiar with the matter have told Ford Authority, but this time around, it isn’t mandatory. Instead, navigation removal is optional, which gives the automaker a way for Bronco orders to be optioned without navigation if it becomes unavailable at some point during the model year.

Currently, Connected Navigation is standard on Everglades, Raptor, Heritage, and Heritage Limited models, while Connected Built-In Navigation is optional on all four of those trims. For the 2022 model year, the navigation removal option was limited to dealer stock units, though it’s unclear if that is also the case with the 2023 Ford Bronco.

As Ford Authority reported last month, the new Bronco Heritage and Heritage Limited Edition are both available with Ford’s dual-top option, which includes both a black soft top and Oxford White-painted modular hardtop – although that option is late availability, just like the Heritage models themselves.

Otherwise, the 2023 Bronco is receiving only a small handful of minor changes for the new model year, including the addition of the HOSS 3.0 suspension system as standard equipment for Wildtrak trims, which was a $2,515 option for the 2022 model year. That upgraded suspension includes Fox 2.5-inch internal bypass dampers, the Ford Performance Severe-Duty upgraded steering rack from the Bronco Raptor, upgraded inner and outer tie rods, a rear stabilizer bar, and off-road competition-inspired spring rates, along with a few additional upgrades. However, it is worth noting that only carryover reservation/order holders are able to access 2023 Ford Bronco order banks at this time.

We’ll have more on the 2023 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. Marvin Meyer

    I find the Ford authority very helpful in guiding me the final delivery date of my 2022 Bronco base with an automatic transmission as the only option. The original delivery date was to be the week of September 26th but was moved the same week to October 10th. I found that out after calling the corporate office.

  2. Ed

    Makes sense to have a Nav remove option but with a credit I’d hope. People often use their own apps for Nav and shouldn’t have to pay for dup. they never use.

  3. John

    Just got my bronco with mid Package and factory nav. Disappointed that you have to pay a subscription to retain factory navigation that I optioned and paid for already, esp when you can buy a Garmin, tomtom, Magellan, etc with lifetime maps and traffic for $200. If you have to pay anyway put it on every model as standard, don’t charge customers twice.


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