Ford Leads the Industry in Four-Wheel-Powered Trucks and SUVs

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Thanks to an incredible portfolio of vehicles including the F-150 Raptor and Bronco, Ford is reestablishing itself as the name to beat for off-road enthusiasts. To celebrate 4×4 Day — or April 4 — Ford revealed that it is America’s top brand for four-wheel-powered trucks and SUVs.

According to S&P Global Mobility data, Ford sold 1.2 million four-wheel-powered vehicles in 2021. That’s 18% more than Toyota and a whole 42% more than Jeep. This includes any vehicles with 4×4, four-wheel drive, or all-wheel drive.

Ford U.S. SUV Marketing Manager Dave Rivers said that 75 percent of all Ford vehicles sold at retail last year were four-wheel-powered.

“We know customers want SUVs for the additional cargo space and convenience, and also for the capability and confidence that comes with a four-wheel-powered vehicle,” said Rivers.

A big reason for this is the variety Ford offers. The 2022 North American Truck of the Year™ and North American Utility Vehicle of the Year™ — the Maverick and Bronco, respectively — show the depth and breadth of the Blue Oval portfolio when it comes to four-wheel-powered trucks and SUVs.

Want the muscle of the F-150 or Ranger? The off-road capabilities of the Explorer or Expedition Timberline trims? Look no further than Shults Ford South in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Custom order your four-wheel-powered Ford today.

Meet the First-Ever Ford Bronco Everglades

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2022 is shaping up to be a massive year for the new Ford Bronco. Not only did the off-road warrior win the 2022 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year™, but it’s also coming back strong with two new models. In addition to the highly powerful Bronco Raptor, Ford is launching a new 2022 Bronco Everglades that’s made for running amok in the muck.

The most distinctive feature of the 2022 Ford Bronco Everglades is the snorkel on the passenger-side A-pillar. Developed and engineered by Ford, this class-exclusive tool comes with a pair of swappable plates that let you adjust its functionality depending on situations. You can use the snorkel to feed more air into the engine when you’re trekking through deep sand, snow, and water.

With the Ford Bronco Everglades, you also get the legendary Sasquatch™ Package, which includes burly 35-inch Goodyear mud-terrain tires that allow for up to 36.4 inches of water-fording capability. And the modular Ford Performance bumper features a ZEON 10-S WARN® winch with up to 10,000 pounds of capability.

The 2022 Ford Bronco Everglades arrives, appropriately enough, this summer. It will be a hard ticket to come by, but you can still get your hands on a Bronco by contacting the experts at Shults Ford South in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Call, email, or custom order your Bronco on our website.

Get Ready for the 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor

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The Ford Bronco just keeps finding ways to get better. The latest example: the first-ever 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor, the most powerful street-legal Bronco ever made by the Blue Oval brand.

The 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor takes the foundation of the 2022 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year™ and makes it even more ready for adventures yet to come. The Bronco Raptor is the first SUV of its kind inspired by the Ultra4 Racing off-road series, and that means it offers even more capability than ever.

With the Bronco Raptor, you get a wider base for better cornering, a revamped Raptor HOSS 4.0 suspension with FOX™ Live Valve™ technology, and standard 37-inch BFGoodrich® KO2 all-terrain tires. But the arguable star of the show is a high-powered 3.0-liter EcoBoost® twin-turbo V6 that’s estimated to put out at least 400 horsepower.

This thing is made for desert racing and Baja-style rock crawling. So just imagine how awesome it’s going to make your next off-road adventure in Pennsylvania.

If you’ve still got an outstanding reservation for a Ford Bronco, you may not have to imagine much longer. You can place your order for a Bronco Raptor beginning this month, and most of the 2022 model year allocation will go to current reservation holders.

Eager to get in on all this good Bronco action everyone’s buzzing about? Check out the selection of Ford Bronco SUVs at Shults Ford South in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, or contact us to learn about custom ordering a new Ford vehicle.

New Ford Bronco Sport, Mustang Mach-E Score High Marks in 2021 APEAL Study

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Earlier this year, J.D. Power released its 2021 APEAL Study and named the all-new Ford Bronco Sport and Mustang Mach-E two of its top honorees. The annual study measures the attachment new-vehicle owners have to their rides, so it’s no surprise to see two Ford superstars on the list.

The 2021 Ford Bronco Sport, which boasts standard 4×4 and a chic Bronco-inspired design, topped the APEAL Study in the Small SUV category. In a bit of beautiful irony, the Bronco Sport outranked onetime rival the Chevrolet Trailblazer, which ranked a distant third.

In the Compact SUV segment, the all-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E electrified customers to earn the top spot in the segment. The Mustang Mach-E has been one of the most popular new vehicles in the Ford lineup thanks to its impressive range, power, styling, and technology.

“Ford very much believes in listening to its customers,” said Chris Brewer, executive director, quality, Ford Motor Company. “These vehicles were created to delight and impress them every time they get behind the wheel. We’re honored by this award. It tells us we’re delivering on their wants and needs.”

The all-new 2021 Ford Bronco Sport and Mustang Mach-E both earned top honors in the new APEAL Study because customers love them. To see for yourself, contact the team at Shults Ford South and we’ll set you up with a test drive in either or both of these amazing vehicles.

HOSS System Makes Ford Bronco, Bronco Sport Beastly

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When you think of the word hoss, you think of something robust, powerful, strong. All of these words accurately describe the High-Performance Off-Road Stability Suspension — or HOSS — which underpins the all-new, all-exciting 2021 Ford Bronco and Bronco Sport.

With the HOSS system, the Bronco lineup has go-anywhere, do-anything capability and confidence. Features like an independent front suspension and heavy-duty dampers give these off-road SUVs the durability you need to go over any type of terrain. Pair the HOSS system with Terrain Management System™ and G.O.A.T. Modes™ as well as standard 4×4 capabilities across the range, and you’ve got a beast of a whole different stripe.

“We listened to what off-road enthusiasts wanted in terms of capability and control — and heard a lot about what could be improved in the current off-road SUV offerings — namely harsh ride, sloppy steering, and discomfort above crawling speeds,” said Mark Grueber, Bronco consumer marketing manager. “Our answer was to design a lighter, more agile suspension system tuned to deliver more confident off-road capabilities without having to trade comfort and control.”

And if you consider yourself a hardened off-road adventurer, the HOSS system gets upgraded when you upgrade to the Badlands™ trim with the Bronco and Bronco Sport or the Sasquatch™ Package offered with the Bronco. When properly equipped, a Bronco Badlands™ offers best-in-class water fording up to 33.5 inches as well as best-in-class ground clearance.[1]

Got big plans for the rest of 2021 or looking ahead to 2022? Check out the all-new Bronco and Bronco Sport. You can learn more about these absolute hosses when you visit Shults Ford South in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

[1] Class is Medium Traditional Utility.

2021 Ford Bronco Deliveries Underway at Shults Ford South

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If you’ve been waiting 25 years for the return of the Ford Bronco, this is your moment. At long last, production of the all-new Ford Bronco got underway earlier this spring, and the first deliveries have been made with many more to come.

The first new Bronco SUVs rolled off the line at Michigan Assembly Plant in June as part of a historic launch. To bring the Bronco to life, Ford created 2,700 new American jobs, adding to its reputation as the auto industry’s No. 1 employer in the United States.

From the moment it debuted in 2020, the all-new Ford Bronco two- and four-door was a certified hit. Not only did the First Edition sell out in hours, but Ford racked up nearly 200,000 reservations from its debut on. Over 125,000 people have already ordered their Bronco so far, which means they may be tough to come by for a little while.

It’s easy to see why the 2021 Ford Bronco is basically sold out for the foreseeable future. This SUV is more than worth the long wait, offering incredible off-road capability, impressive power, classic styling, upscale interiors, tons of accessory options, and so much more.

If you can be patient, good things will come to you when you reserve a Ford Bronco through Shults Ford South. Or, if you’d rather get your fix of adventure right away, you can visit our showroom and test out the all-new, equally exciting Bronco Sport.

2021 Ford Bronco Sport Named IIHS Top Safety Pick+

Vehicles don’t come more purpose-built than the all-new 2021 Ford Bronco Sport—available now at Shults Ford South in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Made to conquer the trail and the streets of the Steel City with equal gusto, the Bronco Sport is rugged, robust, and always ready. But it’s also a great option for families, and that fact is backed up by the Bronco Sport earning the 2021 Top Safety Pick+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

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The 2021 Bronco Sport aced all six crashworthiness safety tests IIHS puts vehicles through. The Bronco Sport earned the highest marks possible in the small overlap front driver-side, small overlap front passenger-side, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength, and head restraints and seats tests.

It also earned the highest scores possible for headlights thanks to its standard LED projector lights, as well as superior collision prevention thanks to Ford Co-Pilot360™.  From top to bottom, the IIHS deems the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport nearly perfect when it comes to keeping you safe and protected.

But the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport is worth checking out for more reasons than its impressive safety features. It’s also a powerful performer with standard 4×4, a classic style, and a functional interior that’s perfect for active Yinzers. Want to see for yourself? Visit Shults Ford South and take the all-new Bronco Sport for a spin you won’t forget.

The 2021 Ford Bronco is Ridiculously Customizable

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If you’re saddling up to an all-new 2021 Ford Bronco this summer, you’re already getting quite the package. Standout style and 4×4 capability all come standard, making this thoroughbred a surefire way to get noticed around Pittsburgh. But what makes the 2021 Ford Bronco even more of the total package is the fact that it’s almost infinitely customizable, letting you get the exact amount of everything that you want.

Ford engineers built the all-new Bronco two- and four-door SUV on a modular platform geared toward customization. In an afternoon, you can take your new Ford Bronco apart and put it back together with new doors, fenders, bumpers, and more. This makes the 2021 Ford Bronco customizable to the point that it’ll keep feeling brand-new no matter how many adventures you’ve shared together.

To help you get the most out of your new Bronco, Ford is teaming up with heavy hitters from the world of aftermarket parts and customization. Names like ARB 4×4 Accessories, 4 Wheel Parts, and RTR Vehicles are all on board in the effort to make the Bronco the most adaptable SUV out there.

Not only do you have the option to pick from some 200 available dealer-installed accessories at launch — with plenty more likely to come — but you can also opt for preset packages like Wheeling, Camp, and Water geared toward your specific lifestyle. With the Open Air package, for example, you get an incredible Bronco Badlands™ four-door with Ford Performance tube doors, a soft mesh top by Bimini, and RIGID® pod lights for after-hours visibility.

Eager to get your hands on the incredibly customizable 2021 Ford Bronco? You don’t have long to wait. The Bronco finally returns this summer, and you’ll be able to find it at Shults Ford South in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Order yours now and get ready to explore.

2021 Ford Bronco Sport: Return of a Legend

The all-new 2021 Ford Bronco Sport expands the capable Bronco family of 4×4 vehicles. With its Build Wild durability, thrilling off-road performance and spacious, family-friendly interior, the Bronco Sport promises to be a game-changer among small SUVs.

If ruggedness is your top priority in any SUV, look no further than the Bronco Sport. Its powerful 2.0-liter EcoBoost® engine delivers segment-leading horsepower and torque. Paired with an advanced 4×4 system, class-exclusive twin-clutch rear-drive unit and differential lock feature, there’s no obstacle the Bronco Sport can’t overcome.

But the Ford Bronco Sport is more than just capable on dirt and rocks. A five-way configurable Cargo Management System, overlanding-ready roof rack and low-load floor cargo area ensure the Bronco Sport is seriously versatile, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg of convenience-enhancing features the SUV offers. There’s even enough interior space to carry two mountain bikes.

Clearly, this is a major effort by Ford to improve its outdoor brand appeal. The first-generation Bronco, launched in 1965, was once a legend among those with active lifestyles. This new Bronco Sport marks the return of a legend, impressive capability seamlessly blending with modern features and high-tech convenience. The all-new 2021 Ford Bronco will go on sale at Shults Ford South, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, by the end of 2020. Make sure to check it out!

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