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Yes, it is rear 4x4 drive with tunnel, center console just built higher.

Its still down to space in the centre console if they put A/C vents in the big bronco then it would have to sit higher then people would complain its in the way or it should have been designed in better quality plastics or the centre console is to wide now.





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The picture is only representative, not the actual size or shape, the ducts and vents are custom for each vehicle.


I'm an engineer, I know what CAN be done, I have designed products for much smaller spaces.

Ford did it in the SMALLER Bronco Sport.

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The bronco sport use the escape platform so although it is 4 wheel there is a very little step running through the middle of the suv makes it a lot easier and simply.The full size bronco use a ranger platform a totally different platform with a bigger higger tunnel step that's what makes it a lot harder to run A/C pipes with everything else in a tight space.
 

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The bronco sport use the escape platform so although it is 4 wheel there is a very little step running through the middle of the suv makes it a lot easier and simply.The full size bronco use a ranger platform a totally different platform with a bigger higger tunnel step that's what makes it a lot harder to run A/C pipes with everything else in a tight space.
Okay, you win.

UK = can't be done.

US = can be done.

Now I understand why British Airways came to our company for products for their aircraft. I love the UK, been there many times on business, the last time via the chunnel from Paris, that was a cool high speed train ride.
 

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I actually really like this interior and the color matching sideview mirrors. Making me think I will go with basically this exact same build. Am so freaking ready to order.
 

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Please take the time and show us a 3d CAD of how you would have designed the Bronco around your properly designed vents . People on this forum are full of complaints but can't seem to realize the Bronco is not a Lexus or 2019 4Runner .
Buy the Bronco or STFU people .
Funny thing is.... It can cost just add much as those 2.
I have not complained about almost anything when it has come to the Bronco but the vents below the seats seems like a very serious after thought. If you have kids in the Texas summer heat like I do I have a feeling these floor vents are not going to be great and need after market tubes to pull air up. Plus ford has said many times they are listening so I think a certain amount of complaining is necessary.
 

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North7 said:
Okay, you win.

UK = can't be done.

US = can be done.

Now I understand why British Airways came to our company for products for their aircraft. I love the UK, been there many times on business, the last time via the chunnel from Paris, that was a cool high speed train ride.
Its does not mater what country makes things.
On certain things Its about how much time and money that idea costs if it can be done another way and still have the same effect and if that means not modifying origaional structures then a bussinese is going to do it that way.
 

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Funny thing is.... It can cost just add much as those 2.
I have not complained about almost anything when it has come to the Bronco but the vents below the seats seems like a very serious after thought. If you have kids in the Texas summer heat like I do I have a feeling these floor vents are not going to be great and need after market tubes to pull air up. Plus ford has said many times they are listening so I think a certain amount of complaining is necessary.
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So when ford redesignes the centre console and other bits then has to delay the bronco and put up price a bit to cover the extra cost ARE YOU GOING TO BUY ONE?.
Air raise up so you actually get the same effect from floor vents and haveing cold air blasting your face with sun above you head you still get hot the best idea is wear a base ball cap.
 

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@kermitfrog just wondering if you work at Ford of Britian or the Ford Design Center in Dunton?

Also curious why your interested in the Bronco since it will not be exported to the UK?
 

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Air raise up so you actually get the same effect from floor vents and haveing cold air blasting your face with sun above you head you still get hot the best idea is wear a base ball cap.
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Finally had a chance to watch this video and never saw the full speed one. I gotta say, I'd rather watch the faster video than hear this psychedelic music. Torture...

Having said that, this Bronco looks nice with nothing crazy with the colors. Just goes to show, if you keep everything neutral (grey, roast, black, etc) everything will tie in nicely. If you use a more controversial color, you better have other complimentary colors to go with it.

The Carb grey is a great option, especially with the MIC top, so for those who are choosing it-can't go wrong. My wife and I may share this vehicle, so I will likely need more options than the OBX provides, but this setup is a strong choice.

Thanks to the OP for the look, not so much for the music 😂
 

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@kermitfrog just wondering if you work at Ford of Britian or the Ford Design Center in Dunton?

Also curious why your interested in the Bronco since it will not be exported to the UK?
No just own a ford car with floor vents and I had no complaints from people sitting in the back on when its been warm or cold out side so I dont see why the floor vents are a issue.
 

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No just own a ford car with floor vents and I had no complaints from people sitting in the back on when its been warm or cold out side so I dont see why the floor vents are a issue.
They're not. I had people in the back of my '96 FSB for 8 hours. With the windows up and the AC on, it wasn't an issue, and there are 0 vents for the rear on that vehicle.

If I felt I needed them, I think I would just run a hose to the console as others suggested. Might be useful for the dogs...
 

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No just own a ford car with floor vents and I had no complaints from people sitting in the back on when its been warm or cold out side so I dont see why the floor vents are a issue.
I've been in the UK in both winter and summer, the weather is nothing like the heat and humidity we have here in Texas. Every person's use case and expectations are different.
 

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They're not. I had people in the back of my '96 FSB for 8 hours. With the windows up and the AC on, it wasn't an issue, and there are 0 vents for the rear on that vehicle.

If I felt I needed them, I think I would just run a hose to the console as others suggested. Might be useful for the dogs...
Remind me again what you paid for your '96 FSB? Was it $50K?

Also @kermitfrog Ford doesn't need you to be their White Knight on rear A/C vent design. You offering your experience from the UK that passengers aren't uncomfortable doesn't really apply to buyers at latitudes where it feels like the surface of the sun for months at a time.

I will spell it out for you. Ford Shit The Bed. This is 2020 on a $50K rig. Their best effort was to cut a slit in the floor. 2-dr buyers don't even get that benefit.
 

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