In 2022 Bronco, the Ford outdoor brand, and exclusively 4×4 vehicle manufacturer, now offers even more performance and customization choices, allowing Bronco two- and four-door consumers to own the vehicle that best suits their off-road lifestyle.
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Unparalleled off-road capability with new hardware and extras
New dealer-installed options, two new exterior color options, and more enthusiast hardware, such as the new capable front-bumper option with integrated fog lights and tow hooks, and the expansion of the Sasquatch Package to manual transmission Bronco two- and four-door models, are all included in the 2022 updates.
The 2022 Bronco offers the Sasquatch Package for manual gearbox models as well
With a 94.75:1 maximum crawl ratio, the Sasquatch Package on manual transmission models unleashes even more off-road potential.
Bronco is expanding its high-capability Sasquatch Package for 2022 to its segment-exclusive seven-speed manual-transmission Bronco two-door basic, Big Bend, Black Diamond, and Badlands series, while rival companies keep their finest hardware for premium series vehicles.
On the 2022 Bronco four-door versions, the Sasquatch Package is offered on the Big Bend, Black Diamond, and Badlands series.
The Sasquatch adds 35-inch Goodyear mud-terrain tires set on 17-inch beadlock-capable wheels, Dana front and rear electronic locking axles with 4.7:1 final drive ratio, and high-clearance suspension with a roughly two-inch wider track and bigger fender flares to the class.
HOSS-tuned, long-travel Bilstein position-sensitive dampers with end-stop control valves and higher ride height are also included in the package to aid enhance ground clearance.
A Capable Front Bumper is one of the new external choices. The Black Diamond and Badlands will come standard with this new powder-coated steel bumper with built-in recovery points and integrated fog lights.
Dealer-installed options for 2022 include optional tube doors on all models and a late-availability Slide-Out Tailgate Table on basic, Big Bend, Black Diamond, Outer Banks, and Wild Trak series vehicles.
Eruption Green Metallic and the extra-cost Hot Pepper Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat are two new exterior colors.
The Ford Bronco is ready for any type of terrain right off the factory floor
The Bronco SUV’s off-road capabilities are built on advanced four-wheel-drive technology and chassis design, with the Bronco brand-exclusive Terrain Management SystemTM with G.O.A.T. Modes at its heart (Goes Over Any Type of Terrain).
Normal, Eco, Sport, Slippery, and Sand are among the seven driver-selectable modes, along with Baja, Mud/Ruts, and Rock Crawl for off-road driving.
There are two 4×4 systems available: a standard two-speed electronic shift-on-the-fly transfer case and a sophisticated system with a two-speed electromechanical transfer case with an auto mode for on-demand engagement to choose between 2H and 4H.
2022 Bronco owners may use the Trail Toolbox to access a variety of off-road technology to improve their off-road experience.
This includes available Trail Control, a low-speed trail cruise control system, as well as class-exclusive available Trail Turn Assist, which uses torque vectoring to tighten off-road turning radiuses, and innovative available Trail One-Pedal Drive acceleration/braking control for more precise and confident slow-mode rock crawling.
A High-Performance Off-Road Stability Suspension (HOSS) System is standard on every Bronco, providing maximum stability and control for exhilarating off-roading at high speeds. The HOSS independent front suspension, which has twin aluminum A-arms and long-travel coil-over springs, improves confidence and comfort in the driver.
At the back, a sturdy solid-axle design with variable rate long-travel coil springs and five locating links provides strength and off-road control.
Long-travel position-sensitive Bilstein dampers with end-stop control valves are featured in higher-capability configurations, with either the Sasquatch off-road package, which is available on all Bronco models and standard on the Badlands series, to help improve off-road durability and reduce harshness.
Every Bronco SUV series comes standard with class-exclusive 35-inch off-road tires, while aftermarket beadlock-capable wheels enable consumers to boost off-road capabilities regardless of price point.
The optional V6 of the new Bronco is top in its class
The 2022 Bronco has the best mix of power, torque, and gear ranges for a broad range of terrains and usage, thanks to race-bred EcoBoost engines and class-exclusive 7-speed manual and optional 10-speed automatic transmissions.
The standard 2.3-liter EcoBoost I-4 engine produces 275 horsepower and 315 pound-feet of torque, the most four-cylinder gasoline torque in its class, while the optional 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 engine produces 315 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque, the most gasoline-powered six-cylinder horsepower and torque in its class.
The 2.3-liter I-4 engine produces 300 horsepower and 325 lb.-ft. torque when using premium gasoline, while the 2.7-liter produces 330 horsepower and 415 lb.-ft. torque when using premium gasoline.
Every 2022 Bronco is equipped with class-exclusive frameless doors that are simpler to remove than those offered by rivals. With the optional protective door bags, all four doors of four-door Bronco vehicles may be kept aboard. When the doors are removed, the class-exclusive cowl-mounted mirrors retain side view vision.
Trail sights on the front fenders also act as tie-downs and offer a 150-pound capacity for anchoring longer things like canoes, similar to the first-generation Bronco.