New Bronco Wins 2022 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year
Ford has once again proven its dominance in the North American automotive market with the all-new 2022 Bronco earning the prestigious 2022 North American Utility of the Year award.
Kumar Galhotra, president of Ford's Americas and International Markets Group, expressed his pride and gratitude for the recognition, highlighting the hard work and dedication of the teams behind the development and production of Bronco. Galhotra also acknowledged the overwhelming positive response from customers for the Bronco, cementing Ford's position as a leader in the industry.
The North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year awards are highly respected and celebrated by the industry, with a panel of 50 jurors selecting the most exceptional new vehicles based on their innovation, design, safety, handling, driver satisfaction, and overall value. Winning these awards is a significant achievement for any automaker.
The 2022 Ford Bronco, as the flagship model of Ford's 4x4-exclusive Built Wild vehicles, has been recognized for its impressive off-road capabilities, rugged engineering, and smart off-road technology, all packaged in a heritage-inspired design. Its popularity with customers is evident as it has been flying off dealership lots within a mere seven days on average. The Bronco has successfully hit the mark with its unique formula and product and represent exactly what customers have been asking for, as confirmed by the honors and recognition each has received to date:
- SEMA – 2021 4x4 of the Year Award
- Motor1 – Best Adventure Vehicle
- Top Gear – 2021 American Car of the Year
- Forbes – 2022 Forbes Wheels of the Year
- North State Journal – Best of the Year
- Gear Patrol – GP100 Awards, 2022 Best in Motoring
- CarBuzz – 2021 Off-Road Warrior Award
- iF Design Gold Award 2021
- North American Utility of the Year – 2022 Finalist
- Autotrader.ca – 2022 Best Vehicle for Adventure
- The Detroit News – Readers’ Choice Awards, Baddest Off-Road Vehicle
- The Detroit News – Readers’ Choice Awards, Best Family Fun Finder