Ford got me, again

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My dream build from what I’ve been given is a BD Sasquatch V6.
But wife wants the 12 inch screen and some tech. I would love to have heated seats, heated steering wheel , and remote start as one package.
To get a “cold weather package” you have to get lux. Which means you have to go badlands.
And spend thousands on other stuff I don’t want.
It’s unfortunate, but business as usual by ford. I guess. I’m buying a bronco no matter what. But I wish I wouldn’t get killed for what I want





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My dream build from what I’ve been given is a BD Sasquatch V6.
But wife wants the 12 inch screen and some tech. I would love to have heated seats, heated steering wheel , and remote start as one package.
To get a “cold weather package” you have to get lux. Which means you have to go badlands.
And spend thousands on other stuff I don’t want.
It’s unfortunate, but business as usual by ford. I guess. I’m buying a bronco no matter what. But I wish I wouldn’t get killed for what I want
Sounds like your getting the BL w/ the lux package then. Have to keep wifey happy
 
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I feel your pain but don’t all car manufacturers do the same thing?
Sort of
But not really
Jeep has a cold weather package.
Heated seats, steering wheel, and remote start. So thought ford would do similar. But I was wrong. Oh well!
 

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I feel your pain but don’t all car manufacturers do the same thing?
Yes and no. All manufactures do the package deal to some extent, but not the same way. A lot actually have just a cold weather package as its own thing, not locked into 2 other more expensive packages. If all you want is heated seats and steering wheel and remote start, other manufacturers can be a few hundred bucks in one package, and typically available on most or all trims. Even on the wrangler, can get cold weather package on a Sport S for $700 with manual trans(no remote start) or just under $1000 for auto(with remote start). If you want just those 3 items on a bronco, you have to go up to at least outerbanks trim or higher, and have to add $3500 package to get all 3.
 

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My dream build from what I’ve been given is a BD Sasquatch V6.
But wife wants the 12 inch screen and some tech. I would love to have heated seats, heated steering wheel , and remote start as one package.
To get a “cold weather package” you have to get lux. Which means you have to go badlands.
And spend thousands on other stuff I don’t want.
It’s unfortunate, but business as usual by ford. I guess. I’m buying a bronco no matter what. But I wish I wouldn’t get killed for what I want
I hope you like the Halloween themed black and orange interior instead of that beautiful black/gray/blue MGV from Black Diamond
 

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You don’t have to get lux to get heated seats and remote start. You do if you want the heated steering wheel though.
True, if you can live without the heated steering wheel it's bit cheaper, but even just the seats are locked in the mid package, if that's literally all you want youre still forced to pay more to get other stuff and then left without the heated steering wheel to match for the extra cost. And why separate them in the first place? A heated steering wheel is such a trivial small piece to lock in a $3500 package on its own with the heated seats in the lower package. And if you prefer the manual trans they made it even more difficult, as you cant even get mid package on anything except the badlands. There's just so much about ford packaging of packages that's just off putting.
 

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I love the heated steering wheel in my wife’s Explorer. Hers is an XLT, my F150 XLT it was not available. So far I have survived, but I would pay for it as a stand-alone. No matter how you slice it, each manufacturer packages options in ways someone doesn’t like. I am all in on BD and can also live without the hot wheel. The winch /camera issue killed any thought of high or lux for me anyway. I will end up with a winch. My wife does not like being stuck (and neither do I). 👍🏽
 
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Who really needs all this extra shit?

So many 1st world problems...:unsure:
Nobody 'needs' it. Nothing wrong with 'wanting' it either though.

This will be my DD as well as trail rig for now and I have 3 kids and my wife works at times that may make the family hauler available. I am paying extra for 'wants' because it make my life easier. It's why they call it a Lux package and not a Necessities package I wager. 😂
 

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