Official ALTO BLUE Bronco Sport Thread

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Keep the faith Alto Blue fans.

Arrived Early: Alto Blue Badlands + BL plus Cargo Mgt. Sys. and crossbars

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Order Receipt Date07-20-2020
Projected Build Week11-18-2020
Actual Build day11-23-2020
Ship Date12-4-2020
Projected Dealer Arrival Date1-1-2021
Actual Arrival Date12-22-2020


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First customer Bronco Sport at my dealer. They had 3 offers for it in the 4hrs before I picked it up. 14 Miles on the Odometer.

Lot's of compliments on the Alto Blue with grey top. Pictures don't do it justice. I'm really happy with the color choice.

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Taller "Off road" cross bars. Ordered before other crossbars were available but I like them.

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Length comparison to 2008 Ford Escape

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Width / Badassness comparison

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Cargo management System stowed behind seat.

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My two cents


Nice driving. Quick, Responsive, easy to maneuver. Other vehicle is a 150000 miles 2008 Escape so anything is an improvement. Windy drive so I don't know how well steering tracks manually but lane centering option was better then expected. Waiting for winter storm tonight to hopefully try other drive modes.

8 position Seats really comfortable for me for the hour I was in it. . Adjustable Lumbar was great. The heated seats heated both back and butt and got hot fast.

Wider hood wasn't much of a distraction when driving. It's like the wearing thick frame glasses for the first time. You notice it for a couple hours then you don't see them it at all. Front camera came in handy to check clearance in tight parking situations.

Haven't decided if the Cargo Management system is worth it. I'll have to wait for a camping trip to see if it helps or hinders. GIad I can stow it out of the way because I don't know how often I'll use it. May have opted for a roll up cargo cover if it was available.

I could sleep inside with rear seat down and passenger seat all the way forward but not a lot of room to spare. (5' 11").

Headlights are BRIGHT. Good for us but bad for those coming at us. Don't like the auto dimmers much. They work pretty well in rural dark roads but in city lights they got confused and would sometimes flash oncoming cars.

Dealer told me the keys were $700 to replace????? They were trying to sell me key replacement insurance so I call BS. If not I'm going to superglue it to my body so I don't lose it.

Found out I'm a little Narcissistic. I'm enjoying the attention the Bronco Sport gets. Everyone asks about it or pulls next to it for a quick thumbs up.
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Keep the faith Alto Blue fans.

Arrived Early: Alto Blue Badlands + BL plus Cargo Mgt. Sys. and crossbars

History
ID4573
Order Receipt Date07-20-2020
Projected Build Week11-18-2020
Actual Build day11-23-2020
Ship Date12-4-2020
Projected Dealer Arrival Date1-1-2021
Actual Arrival Date12-22-2020


20201222_192339.jpg

First customer Bronco Sport at my dealer. They had 3 offers for it in the 4hrs before I picked it up. 14 Miles on the Odometer.

Lot's of compliments on the Alto Blue with grey top. Pictures don't do it justice. I'm really happy with the color choice.

20201222_210320.jpg


Taller "Off road" cross bars. Ordered before other crossbars were available but I like them.

20201223_095412.jpg

Length comparison to 2008 Ford Escape

20201223_095452_LI.jpg

Width / Badassness comparison

20201223_100522.jpg

Cargo management System stowed behind seat.

20201223_100632.jpg


My two cents


Nice driving. Quick, Responsive, easy to maneuver. Other vehicle is a 150000 miles 2008 Escape so anything is an improvement. Windy drive so I don't know how well steering tracks manually but lane centering option was better then expected. Waiting for winter storm tonight to hopefully try other drive modes.

8 position Seats really comfortable for me for the hour I was in it. . Adjustable Lumbar was great. The heated seats heated both back and butt and got hot fast.

Wider hood wasn't much of a distraction when driving. It's like the wearing thick frame glasses for the first time. You notice it for a couple hours then you don't see them it at all. Front camera came in handy to check clearance in tight parking situations.

Haven't decided if the Cargo Management system is worth it. I'll have to wait for a camping trip to see if it helps or hinders. GIad I can stow it out of the way because I don't know how often I'll use it. May have opted for a roll up cargo cover if it was available.

I could sleep inside with rear seat down and passenger seat all the way forward but not a lot of room to spare. (5' 11").

Headlights are BRIGHT. Good for us but bad for those coming at us. Don't like the auto dimmers much. They work pretty well in rural dark roads but in city lights they got confused and would sometimes flash oncoming cars.

Dealer told me the keys were $700 to replace????? They were trying to sell me key replacement insurance so I call BS. If not I'm going to superglue it to my body so I don't lose it.

Found out I'm a little Narcissistic. I'm enjoying the attention the Bronco Sport gets. Everyone asks about it or pulls next to it for a quick thumbs up.
Thanks for the report. I ordered mine 10 days after you with it looks like the same packages in Iconic Silver, except I have a 3/1/21 build date. I am just down I35 in Iowa, if I see an Alto Blue Badlands when in Minn I will be the one honking at you.
 

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Keep the faith Alto Blue fans.

Arrived Early: Alto Blue Badlands + BL plus Cargo Mgt. Sys. and crossbars

History
ID4573
Order Receipt Date07-20-2020
Projected Build Week11-18-2020
Actual Build day11-23-2020
Ship Date12-4-2020
Projected Dealer Arrival Date1-1-2021
Actual Arrival Date12-22-2020


20201222_192339.jpg

First customer Bronco Sport at my dealer. They had 3 offers for it in the 4hrs before I picked it up. 14 Miles on the Odometer.

Lot's of compliments on the Alto Blue with grey top. Pictures don't do it justice. I'm really happy with the color choice.

20201222_210320.jpg


Taller "Off road" cross bars. Ordered before other crossbars were available but I like them.

20201223_095412.jpg

Length comparison to 2008 Ford Escape

20201223_095452_LI.jpg

Width / Badassness comparison

20201223_100522.jpg

Cargo management System stowed behind seat.

20201223_100632.jpg


My two cents


Nice driving. Quick, Responsive, easy to maneuver. Other vehicle is a 150000 miles 2008 Escape so anything is an improvement. Windy drive so I don't know how well steering tracks manually but lane centering option was better then expected. Waiting for winter storm tonight to hopefully try other drive modes.

8 position Seats really comfortable for me for the hour I was in it. . Adjustable Lumbar was great. The heated seats heated both back and butt and got hot fast.

Wider hood wasn't much of a distraction when driving. It's like the wearing thick frame glasses for the first time. You notice it for a couple hours then you don't see them it at all. Front camera came in handy to check clearance in tight parking situations.

Haven't decided if the Cargo Management system is worth it. I'll have to wait for a camping trip to see if it helps or hinders. GIad I can stow it out of the way because I don't know how often I'll use it. May have opted for a roll up cargo cover if it was available.

I could sleep inside with rear seat down and passenger seat all the way forward but not a lot of room to spare. (5' 11").

Headlights are BRIGHT. Good for us but bad for those coming at us. Don't like the auto dimmers much. They work pretty well in rural dark roads but in city lights they got confused and would sometimes flash oncoming cars.

Dealer told me the keys were $700 to replace????? They were trying to sell me key replacement insurance so I call BS. If not I'm going to superglue it to my body so I don't lose it.

Found out I'm a little Narcissistic. I'm enjoying the attention the Bronco Sport gets. Everyone asks about it or pulls next to it for a quick thumbs up.
I love the blue/grey top with the steelies! Best configuration out there (even though i ordered A51 BL...). Enjoyed your write-up. $700 key replacement sounds absurd
 

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Keep the faith Alto Blue fans.

Arrived Early: Alto Blue Badlands + BL plus Cargo Mgt. Sys. and crossbars

History
ID4573
Order Receipt Date07-20-2020
Projected Build Week11-18-2020
Actual Build day11-23-2020
Ship Date12-4-2020
Projected Dealer Arrival Date1-1-2021
Actual Arrival Date12-22-2020


20201222_192339.jpg

First customer Bronco Sport at my dealer. They had 3 offers for it in the 4hrs before I picked it up. 14 Miles on the Odometer.

Lot's of compliments on the Alto Blue with grey top. Pictures don't do it justice. I'm really happy with the color choice.

20201222_210320.jpg


Taller "Off road" cross bars. Ordered before other crossbars were available but I like them.

20201223_095412.jpg

Length comparison to 2008 Ford Escape

20201223_095452_LI.jpg

Width / Badassness comparison

20201223_100522.jpg

Cargo management System stowed behind seat.

20201223_100632.jpg


My two cents


Nice driving. Quick, Responsive, easy to maneuver. Other vehicle is a 150000 miles 2008 Escape so anything is an improvement. Windy drive so I don't know how well steering tracks manually but lane centering option was better then expected. Waiting for winter storm tonight to hopefully try other drive modes.

8 position Seats really comfortable for me for the hour I was in it. . Adjustable Lumbar was great. The heated seats heated both back and butt and got hot fast.

Wider hood wasn't much of a distraction when driving. It's like the wearing thick frame glasses for the first time. You notice it for a couple hours then you don't see them it at all. Front camera came in handy to check clearance in tight parking situations.

Haven't decided if the Cargo Management system is worth it. I'll have to wait for a camping trip to see if it helps or hinders. GIad I can stow it out of the way because I don't know how often I'll use it. May have opted for a roll up cargo cover if it was available.

I could sleep inside with rear seat down and passenger seat all the way forward but not a lot of room to spare. (5' 11").

Headlights are BRIGHT. Good for us but bad for those coming at us. Don't like the auto dimmers much. They work pretty well in rural dark roads but in city lights they got confused and would sometimes flash oncoming cars.

Dealer told me the keys were $700 to replace????? They were trying to sell me key replacement insurance so I call BS. If not I'm going to superglue it to my body so I don't lose it.

Found out I'm a little Narcissistic. I'm enjoying the attention the Bronco Sport gets. Everyone asks about it or pulls next to it for a quick thumbs up.
I’m concerned that it had 14 miles when you picked it up. Sounds to me like they let someone take it for a test drive as I wouldn’t expect it to come off the truck with more than 3-4. I’ll be livid with my dealer if they do the same.
 

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I’m concerned that it had 14 miles when you picked it up. Sounds to me like they let someone take it for a test drive as I wouldn’t expect it to come off the truck with more than 3-4. I’ll be livid with my dealer if they do the same.
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I was hoping other people will list their pick up mileage also. Gives people a chance to compare. I told the sales manager that I was glad I picked it up when I did or it might have needed an oil change soon.
 

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I love the blue/grey top with the steelies! Best configuration out there (even though i ordered A51 BL...). Enjoyed your write-up. $700 key replacement sounds absurd
I wanted to find the price for an average fob replacement and I keep seeing estimates of $150 -$400 for transponder type key fobs. That includes the fob, cutting the key and programing. I replaced a 2008 Escape key/remote combo and it cost me $160. I'm thinking the dealer quoted me a worst case scenario where you lose both keys and have to reprogram from scratch.

Still :surprised:


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Thanks so much for the side by side pics with the boxy escape - I have one and always wanted to see what the b/s looks like beside the boxy Escape. :)
And Alto blue is the color of choice for me too, when I get mine.
 

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Alto blue Outer Banks! Ordered 11/5/20, took delivery 1/8/21. Still getting acquainted. I notice details:
- std 18” wheels and tires, but ‘full size spare’ is a 17” wheel and tire
- optional cargo mat isn’t for the cargo floor; 2 piece kit snaps in place on the 2nd row seat backs, covering those carpeted surfaces
- speed sign recognition (with 360 Assist+ pkg) mostly works
- very pleased with the ebony/roast interior color (surprised!)
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Love that color! I'm in the process of deciding whether to go Sport or big Bronco, but if I go Sport I'm searching high and low for an Alto Blue BL/BL! Enjoy your new ride!
 

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Extremely jealous that you were able to order on 11/20, and took delivery on 1/8. Ford has a lot of answering to do for the many of us with early reservations and delayed production dates still to come.

Edit: nothing against you :)
Love the color as well. I assume no OB package?
 

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Extremely jealous that you were able to order on 11/20, and took delivery on 1/8. Ford has a lot of answering to do for the many of us with early reservations and delayed production dates still to come.

Edit: nothing against you :)
Love the color as well. I assume no OB package?
Thanks. Yes, OB pkg included.
 
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Alto Blue Bronco Sport Base trim on 17" Black Rhino Wheels wrapped in (BFG) BF Goodrich Tires.

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