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@JoeyIV did they send you an email to go see them? Is it open to the public? I’m at the Capistrano Ford dealership, I haven’t heard anything yet
Good question - they don't send you an email, so you have to register for a reserved timeslot through the selected dealers. You can check this thread to see which dealers are being visited, as well as how to reserve a time.





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Hi is there a website to see where the Broncos will be next? I’m in Orange County CA. Thanks
Yes, you should register soon! Try looking through this forum to find a dealer and reserve a time slot. I believe the Costa Mesa dealer is reserved completely, but Villa Ford of Orange still has some open slots as of tonight.
 

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Hey everyone, I got to finally see the Broncos in person today... it was sick! I'm sure these questions have been answered on threads all over the place, but they were questions I had been wondering - thought I'd post 'em here! This is my first thread, so let me know if I can improve it at all - sorry for typos if there are any.

Note: These are paraphrased! Not direct quotes!

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Q: Do the rear seats recline?
Specialist: Yes, just a little bit - like maybe an inch. You have to pull up on the rear seat folding lever, and press back on the seats. (as seen in the image below)

Q: How is the gas mileage in the 2.3 L manual? I've heard it has been hard to get a number for that.
Specialist: It's hard to say - we've been travelling 70-80 MPH for most of our trek down here... therefore, the mileage isn't what you would normally be getting. From what I can tell, I'd say it's about average for the class.

Q: Do these Broncos have the rear seat climate vents?
Specialist: I'm not too sure; if they do, it's not obvious...
Note: I looked under the seats and stuff looking for them - all I saw were little tiny foot AC vents under the driver and passenger seat. They were kind of blocked by the floor mats, though. Seems like rear AC will be a bit sucky on hot days, but hey, just take the roof off!

Q: I've heard the wireless charging pad has been problematic for Bronco Sport owners... how is it on the Bronco?
Specialist: Not too great, there have been some issues with my phone not being aligned - hopefully that gets fixed before production.

Q: Is Apple CarPlay working well? I know you can do wireless - can you do wired too?
Specialist: Yeah it's working great! Love wireless CarPlay. You can do wired too, if you want.

Q: I can see on the Outer Banks trim that there's carpet under the floor mats; do you know if there are still drains below that?
Specialist: Not too sure about that one; I'd assume that there are still drains considering it would be easier for mass production. I'll ask Ford about that.

Q: Have you enjoyed driving the manual 2.3 on your way from Michigan?
Specialist: Yeah, I used to own a manual Jeep so it feels pretty normal. I prefer the automatic though; it's a lot less work.

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Some extra thoughts and notes that I gathered:

- I've been curious about center console depth considering it's one of few lockable compartments in the rig. I did a 'rough' estimate by sticking my arm in, lol. Felt deep enough for me; not too bad.

- All of the buttons were nice and rugged feeling. The Hero Switches (or whatever they're called) felt really cool to press - big rubbery buttons. Same with the Aux switches, AC controls, and volume knob; all were very satisfying to click/rotate/press... not sure if that matters to anyone haha!

- Seats felt good too; the leather/vinyl trim had a great feel in the Outer Banks. Front seats were bolstered nicely, and rear seats were nice too. I'm 19 years old and will probably be spending a lot of time on the road in the back seat with my brother; it was surprisingly comfortable. The rear seat cupholders were decently sized and it made for a nice arm rest.

- I don't know about you guys, but I've seen a lot of pics of wrinkled leather seats... the leather seats in the Outer Banks weren't too bad, but they had some wrinkles for sure.

- There's been a lot of talk about shoulder room - my dad and I had no trouble fitting in the front seat, didn't feel tight at all. I can see for someone larger it may be a little tight.

- Felt the MGV on the Black Diamond - like people have said, it's super soft to the touch, really nice looking too.

- CG looked great under the sun and clouds. Definitely a slight hint of green in there. Saw an A51 Bronco Sport as well! Love that color.

- Trunk space in the 4D was decent - you'll definitely have to get creative when going on a long trip with multiple people.

- Rear swing-out felt slightly heavy, but totally manageable. My mom was a little worried that she might accidentally swing it too far, but the hydraulic strut keeps you from doing so.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------

That's it! If I can think of anything else to write down, I'll edit the post. If anyone has any questions, feel free to ask - I may be able to answer some now that I've seen these beautiful things in person. Here are some pics I took (nothing new here):

Broncos!
image0.jpeg


Rear seat fold lever (used for reclining seats)
IMG_9870.jpg


MGV Seats... very nice!
IMG_9871.jpg


4D trunk space
IMG_9868.jpg


Standard VS Signature head lights
IMG_9874.jpg
IMG_9875.jpg


Area 51!
IMG_9879.jpg

😎👍 great and informative
 
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Jim I use to own a 2007 JK Unlimited, if you can fit your wife's three wheeler in the back of your JL, I would be shocked if it wouldn't fit in the 4 door with the seats down. Space is virtually identical.
Alex, I'm thinking I'll be OK. The bike folds, and if the rise at the seat backs cause any problems I may still be able to just sit it in the rear section. I'll have my trusty tape measure with me when I go to the review. I appreciate your help.
 

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Hi is there a website to see where the Broncos will be next? I’m in Orange County CA. Thanks
Villa Ford of Orange, Thurs, April 8, 10:00 to 6:00, reservation required.
 

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Realizing that those opting for or forced to get a MY22, will likely be making better informed decisions on their trim, thanks to impressions from others who get to drive or take delivery of their MY21.
 

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Pretty sure these are the same Broncos that were in Carlsbad. I'm guessing I'll see the same ones today at Theodore Robbins Costa Mesa.

Bummer, I wanted to see Area 51 in person and a 2 door to get a feel for cargo space.
 

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Some extra thoughts and notes that I gathered:

- I've been curious about center console depth considering it's one of few lockable compartments in the rig. I did a 'rough' estimate by sticking my arm in, lol. Felt deep enough for me; not too bad.
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Hey everyone, I got to finally see the Broncos in person today... it was sick! I'm sure these questions have been answered on threads all over the place, but they were questions I had been wondering - thought I'd post 'em here! This is my first thread, so let me know if I can improve it at all - sorry for typos if there are any.

Note: These are paraphrased! Not direct quotes!

---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Q: Do the rear seats recline?
Specialist: Yes, just a little bit - like maybe an inch. You have to pull up on the rear seat folding lever, and press back on the seats. (as seen in the image below)

Q: How is the gas mileage in the 2.3 L manual? I've heard it has been hard to get a number for that.
Specialist: It's hard to say - we've been travelling 70-80 MPH for most of our trek down here... therefore, the mileage isn't what you would normally be getting. From what I can tell, I'd say it's about average for the class.

Q: Do these Broncos have the rear seat climate vents?
Specialist: I'm not too sure; if they do, it's not obvious...
Note: I looked under the seats and stuff looking for them - all I saw were little tiny foot AC vents under the driver and passenger seat. They were kind of blocked by the floor mats, though. Seems like rear AC will be a bit sucky on hot days, but hey, just take the roof off!

Q: I've heard the wireless charging pad has been problematic for Bronco Sport owners... how is it on the Bronco?
Specialist: Not too great, there have been some issues with my phone not being aligned - hopefully that gets fixed before production.

Q: Is Apple CarPlay working well? I know you can do wireless - can you do wired too?
Specialist: Yeah it's working great! Love wireless CarPlay. You can do wired too, if you want.

Q: I can see on the Outer Banks trim that there's carpet under the floor mats; do you know if there are still drains below that?
Specialist: Not too sure about that one; I'd assume that there are still drains considering it would be easier for mass production. I'll ask Ford about that.

Q: Have you enjoyed driving the manual 2.3 on your way from Michigan?
Specialist: Yeah, I used to own a manual Jeep so it feels pretty normal. I prefer the automatic though; it's a lot less work.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Some extra thoughts and notes that I gathered:

- I've been curious about center console depth considering it's one of few lockable compartments in the rig. I did a 'rough' estimate by sticking my arm in, lol. Felt deep enough for me; not too bad.

- All of the buttons were nice and rugged feeling. The Hero Switches (or whatever they're called) felt really cool to press - big rubbery buttons. Same with the Aux switches, AC controls, and volume knob; all were very satisfying to click/rotate/press... not sure if that matters to anyone haha!

- Seats felt good too; the leather/vinyl trim had a great feel in the Outer Banks. Front seats were bolstered nicely, and rear seats were nice too. I'm 19 years old and will probably be spending a lot of time on the road in the back seat with my brother; it was surprisingly comfortable. The rear seat cupholders were decently sized and it made for a nice arm rest.

- I don't know about you guys, but I've seen a lot of pics of wrinkled leather seats... the leather seats in the Outer Banks weren't too bad, but they had some wrinkles for sure.

- There's been a lot of talk about shoulder room - my dad and I had no trouble fitting in the front seat, didn't feel tight at all. I can see for someone larger it may be a little tight.

- Felt the MGV on the Black Diamond - like people have said, it's super soft to the touch, really nice looking too.

- CG looked great under the sun and clouds. Definitely a slight hint of green in there. Saw an A51 Bronco Sport as well! Love that color.

- Trunk space in the 4D was decent - you'll definitely have to get creative when going on a long trip with multiple people.

- Rear swing-out felt slightly heavy, but totally manageable. My mom was a little worried that she might accidentally swing it too far, but the hydraulic strut keeps you from doing so.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------

That's it! If I can think of anything else to write down, I'll edit the post. If anyone has any questions, feel free to ask - I may be able to answer some now that I've seen these beautiful things in person. Here are some pics I took (nothing new here):

Broncos!
image0.jpeg


Rear seat fold lever (used for reclining seats)
IMG_9870.jpg


MGV Seats... very nice!
IMG_9871.jpg


4D trunk space
IMG_9868.jpg


Standard VS Signature head lights
IMG_9874.jpg
IMG_9875.jpg


Area 51!
IMG_9879.jpg
Thank you for the great overview. Do you know where they're going next?
Hey everyone, I got to finally see the Broncos in person today... it was sick! I'm sure these questions have been answered on threads all over the place, but they were questions I had been wondering - thought I'd post 'em here! This is my first thread, so let me know if I can improve it at all - sorry for typos if there are any.

Note: These are paraphrased! Not direct quotes!

---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Q: Do the rear seats recline?
Specialist: Yes, just a little bit - like maybe an inch. You have to pull up on the rear seat folding lever, and press back on the seats. (as seen in the image below)

Q: How is the gas mileage in the 2.3 L manual? I've heard it has been hard to get a number for that.
Specialist: It's hard to say - we've been travelling 70-80 MPH for most of our trek down here... therefore, the mileage isn't what you would normally be getting. From what I can tell, I'd say it's about average for the class.

Q: Do these Broncos have the rear seat climate vents?
Specialist: I'm not too sure; if they do, it's not obvious...
Note: I looked under the seats and stuff looking for them - all I saw were little tiny foot AC vents under the driver and passenger seat. They were kind of blocked by the floor mats, though. Seems like rear AC will be a bit sucky on hot days, but hey, just take the roof off!

Q: I've heard the wireless charging pad has been problematic for Bronco Sport owners... how is it on the Bronco?
Specialist: Not too great, there have been some issues with my phone not being aligned - hopefully that gets fixed before production.

Q: Is Apple CarPlay working well? I know you can do wireless - can you do wired too?
Specialist: Yeah it's working great! Love wireless CarPlay. You can do wired too, if you want.

Q: I can see on the Outer Banks trim that there's carpet under the floor mats; do you know if there are still drains below that?
Specialist: Not too sure about that one; I'd assume that there are still drains considering it would be easier for mass production. I'll ask Ford about that.

Q: Have you enjoyed driving the manual 2.3 on your way from Michigan?
Specialist: Yeah, I used to own a manual Jeep so it feels pretty normal. I prefer the automatic though; it's a lot less work.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Some extra thoughts and notes that I gathered:

- I've been curious about center console depth considering it's one of few lockable compartments in the rig. I did a 'rough' estimate by sticking my arm in, lol. Felt deep enough for me; not too bad.

- All of the buttons were nice and rugged feeling. The Hero Switches (or whatever they're called) felt really cool to press - big rubbery buttons. Same with the Aux switches, AC controls, and volume knob; all were very satisfying to click/rotate/press... not sure if that matters to anyone haha!

- Seats felt good too; the leather/vinyl trim had a great feel in the Outer Banks. Front seats were bolstered nicely, and rear seats were nice too. I'm 19 years old and will probably be spending a lot of time on the road in the back seat with my brother; it was surprisingly comfortable. The rear seat cupholders were decently sized and it made for a nice arm rest.

- I don't know about you guys, but I've seen a lot of pics of wrinkled leather seats... the leather seats in the Outer Banks weren't too bad, but they had some wrinkles for sure.

- There's been a lot of talk about shoulder room - my dad and I had no trouble fitting in the front seat, didn't feel tight at all. I can see for someone larger it may be a little tight.

- Felt the MGV on the Black Diamond - like people have said, it's super soft to the touch, really nice looking too.

- CG looked great under the sun and clouds. Definitely a slight hint of green in there. Saw an A51 Bronco Sport as well! Love that color.

- Trunk space in the 4D was decent - you'll definitely have to get creative when going on a long trip with multiple people.

- Rear swing-out felt slightly heavy, but totally manageable. My mom was a little worried that she might accidentally swing it too far, but the hydraulic strut keeps you from doing so.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------

That's it! If I can think of anything else to write down, I'll edit the post. If anyone has any questions, feel free to ask - I may be able to answer some now that I've seen these beautiful things in person. Here are some pics I took (nothing new here):

Broncos!
image0.jpeg


Rear seat fold lever (used for reclining seats)
IMG_9870.jpg


MGV Seats... very nice!
IMG_9871.jpg


4D trunk space
IMG_9868.jpg


Standard VS Signature head lights
IMG_9874.jpg
IMG_9875.jpg


Area 51!
IMG_9879.jpg
Good info. The dealer told me that was a reserve only event. Is that true? Any word where they're heading next?
 

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