2022 Ford Bronco Raptor: Release Date, Price, and Specs

The Ford Bronco is already legendary for its off-road prowess. Now, with the debut of the 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor, the off-road capabilities of the Bronco go to an entirely new level. Ford already gave the Raptor treatment to the F-150 full-size pickup truck and will do the same to the Ranger midsize pickup truck as well. With the Bronco Raptor, off-road enthusiasts can enjoy Raptor capabilities with an SUV. Find out what we know so far about the release date, price, and specs of the first-ever 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor.

When will the 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor be released and available?

Front view of orange 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor
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The 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor was revealed in January of 2022 and is now available to build and order via Ford’s website. The Bronco Raptor will also hit Ford dealerships throughout the United States and North America, as well as in select international markets. Additionally, Ford Bronco customers that have an existing reservation for the standard Bronco model can upgrade to the Bronco Raptor.

How much does the 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor cost?

Orange 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor rock crawling
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The starting price of the 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor is $68,500 MSRP plus a destination fee. The cost of the 2022 Bronco Raptor is slightly less than the 2022 F-150 Raptor, which has a starting price of $70,555 MSRP. Ford offers the new Bronco Raptor as the range-topper trim for the Bronco lineup, making it the most expensive Ford Bronco SUV available.

2022 Ford Bronco Raptor specs: Engine, towing, and off-road features

Engine in orange 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor
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All 2022 Bronco Raptor models are powered by a twin-turbo 3.0-liter V-6 engine. It’s a version of a similar engine that’s in the high-performance Ford Explorer ST SUV. Mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission, the twin-turbo V-6 engine produces over 400 hp. Also, the Bronco Raptor can tow up to 4,500 pounds. 

With its advanced four-wheel drive system and selectable G.O.A.T (Goes Over Any Type of Terrain) modes, the Bronco Raptor can head off the beaten path with ease. To handle the rigors of off-road use, the Bronco Raptor features a HOSS 4.0 race-ready suspension system and a fully-boxed, high-strength steel frame. Additional off-road features include beefy 37-inch all-terrain tires and Fox adaptive dampers. 

Exterior and interior features of the 2022 Bronco Raptor

Dashboard and front seats in 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor
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The 2022 Bronco Raptor has distinctive exterior design features that set it apart from the standard Bronco model. In addition to the aforementioned 37-inch tires, this includes large fender flares, a unique grille design, and amber lighting elements. The Bronco Raptor also has a steel bumper with a large steel bash plate, Rigid LED foglights, and integrated tow hooks. 

Despite its enhanced off-road capabilities, the Bronco Raptor shares the same interior dimensions as the standard Bronco model. Notable interior features and technologies offered for the Bronco Raptor include:

  • Heritage-inspired horizontal dash with a 12-inch digital cluster
  • Sync 4 infotainment system with a 12-inch touchscreen
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration
  • Wi-Fi hotspot
  • 10-speaker Bang & Olufsen sound system
  • 12-volt outlets

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