But will production be back up to speed by then?
The Ford Bronco has been a resounding success in its short time on sale, and with the news that a Raptor version will arrive soon, that popularity is only set to increase. Orders for the 2022 version are rumored to be opening soon too, but Ford has already begun planning for a facelifted model. Earlier this month, we heard that this refreshed version would arrive for the 2025 model year, but anonymous sources close to Bronco production say the refreshed version will actually be arriving a year early, hitting dealership floors in 2024.
It's unclear why Ford has opted to adjust the timeline, but one theory is that the Blue Oval wants to maintain the level of hype that the Bronco has been receiving, particularly since a new version of its chief rival, the Jeep Wrangler, is undergoing development. As for what changes we can expect, it's safe to assume that we'll see mild visual tweaks and perhaps a refreshed infotainment system. It's also possible that we'll see a change to the trims available, but Ford has not commented on these rumors and will likely be keeping mum on the whole situation for some time to come.
However, with constant production delays severely affecting the rate at which the current Bronco is trickling into dealerships, reports have claimed that some buyers may have to wait up to four years to get their orders. If the situation doesn't improve, some buyers will be receiving an "old" Bronco when the new version is being launched, and this won't sit well with such enthusiastic customers. We suspect that, if the production delays are not resolved, Ford will do something similar to what Chevy did with the C8 Corvette, bumping buyers up to the newer model to keep them happy. We'll keep an eye on the situation and report back once we have more concrete information.