3 “gimmicky” things Edmunds doesn’t like about the Bronco

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Gimmick #1: Drain Holes in the Floor
The idea of putting drain plugs in the interior to facilitate easy cleanup isn't a new one. But in this day and age, when about 80% (or more) of a vehicle's interior controls are electrical in nature, it's probably not the best idea to turn a hose on inside your Bronco — even if you do point it at the floor. Ford touts this feature as something that makes it "simple, fast and painless" to clean up after an adventure, but we think everyone's better off with some decent all-weather floor mats (which you can take out and hose off in your driveway), a damp sponge and a towel to dry everything off. We've been in some pretty muddy and sloppy conditions over the years, but never once have we needed to douse our interior with water to the point where drain holes would actually help.


Gimmick #2: Removable Doors, You Rebel
We get it, kinda. Taking your doors off feels a bit rebellious and makes for an invigorating driving experience. But unless you're doing some serious low-speed rock crawling where you'd actually benefit from the added visibility, taking the doors off of your car "᠎'cause it's cool" is dumb.


Gimmick #3: GoPro Mounts
Making your friends watch your unedited 2.5-hour trail adventure is the new '70s-era slideshow-at-a-house-party nightmare. Of course, Ford isn't the first manufacturer to offer a special GoPro (or other equally high-quality video capture system) mount in a vehicle — Toyota's Tacoma immediately springs to mind. The Bronco uses a dash-mounted rail that allows for easy camera (as well as phone-mount) positioning, but if you're going to mount a GoPro to capture your rugged radness, you're better off mounting it on the outside. That means you'll get a better field of vision and also ensures that your camera can focus on the environment instead of a dirty windshield. A dedicated camera mount is really an answer to a question no one's asked.

Thanks to all who chimed in about this clickbait article - link is below but the essence of the article is now pasted above
https://www.edmunds.com/car-news/th...nco-features-are-pointless-and-heres-why.html

I think these guys are missing the point of this vehicle...





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What is kind of funny to me is that all of their 'complaints' can be completely avoided and are optional features.

Don't like the wash out floors? Don't use them.
Don't like the doors off? Keep 'em on.
Don't like the dash rail? Don't use it.

But totally agree...I think they are missing the point of the vehicle.
 

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A la Billy Madison, I am, somehow, dumber for having read that.
 

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Click. Bait.

Nothing more, nothing less. Ad revenue based on page views generated by our 21st century right to unbridled moral outrage.

Just say no to click bait, kids.
 

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"You won't believe these 3 things..."
I am tired of these crap articles and anytime someone has a title like that i just skip over ti.

Its just their formula now
/2021-ford-bronco-owners-will-love-these-three-features.html
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