Free Sound Deadening Headliner for all MIC Tops on 2021 Bronco

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Ford announced to dealers today that the sound deadening headliner option for the 2021 Bronco will now be standard on Mold in Color (MIC) hard tops that are matched with cloth or leather interiors, and it will be a no-cost option on MICs that are paired with Marine Grade Vinyl (MGV) interiors. Bottom line, no one will be paying extra for the sound deadening headliner.

We suspect that the reason for making the headliner optional on MGV interiors is that those interiors are focused on water resistance. The headliner was first shown off in the Bronco Nation forums here. The fuzzy, carpet-like material that is adhered to the roof is designed to reduce cabin noise and was a $495 dollar option on both 2-Door and 4-Door Broncos. For those concerned about headroom in Broncos with MIC tops, the headliner is quite thin and the effect on headroom is extremely small.

This change also applies to builds that didn’t have access to the sound deadening headliner before. For example, a 4-Door Badlands with a 2.7L engine wasn’t able to be optioned with the headliner due to constraints in Ford’s ordering and production planning systems. Now, the option is just a part of the MIC top on most trims and will be able to be added to any build regardless of other options.

Letter to Dealers:

To: Dealership Personnel

Subject: Bronco Production Update | Sound Deadening Headliner



Next week we will be sending a communication to all Bronco order holders outlining a production change for the 2021MY Bronco. The Sound Deadening Headliner is now available across the entire 2021 Model Year Bronco hard top model lineup regardless of selected options for no charge ($495 value). The addition of the sound deadening headliner improves overall appearance while reducing interior cabin noise.

  • Vehicles equipped with a cloth or leather interior will receive the headliner as standard
  • Vehicles equipped with the Marine Grade Vinyl interior will have the option to add in the headliner – some customers will want the function to easily wash off their roof panels.
  • Pricing: if a customer’s vehicle is equipped with the sound deadening headliner, their price will be reduced by $495 MSRP


Impacts to Dealership Orders in WBDO

Today you will start seeing the content change reflected in the Bronco Price wire, WBDO, and your customers’ orders. This update could take several days and will not adjust all orders at once. Order guide updates will follow shortly.

  • For existing orders with the NVH headliner, the price will be reduced by $495.
  • For orders with cloth and leather seats and no NVH headliner, the order will automatically receive a headliner and receive no pricing change
  • For Marine Grade Vinyl orders without the NVH headliner, nothing will change.


Dealer Action Required

No action is required at this time. When the Bronco Order Holder communication is sent next week, week of March 22, we will provide reporting that highlights orders that are impacted by this announcement and the required next steps.

  • NOTE: For customer conversions happening today and beyond ensure you are offering them the Sound Deadening Headliner at no additional charge ($495 value) for those who select the Marine Grade Vinyl option

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I have a question and I may be over reading the sentence above. So, is everyone with MIC getting free sound deadening? The announcement above mentions matching interior. I will have camel and camo interior and the top is grey (WT). Not exactly matching so would it come free? I was planning on buying after market so this would be a nice time savings
 
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I have a question and I may be over reading the sentence above. So, is everyone with MIC getting free sound deadening? The announcement above mentions matching interior. I will have camel and camo interior and the top is grey (WT). Not exactly matching so would it come free? I was planning on buying after market so this would be a nice time savings
Yes, it's free! I think he was saying if the MIC top was optioned with the cloth or leather it would come installed standard. With the MGV, it is a free option. You can get it or not.
 

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I already ordered my Badlands with MGV, and did not select the headliner option. Am I supposed to call my Dealer to add it on, I wonder?
Sounds like you will get a notification from Ford next week. Reach out to dealer if you want it. They will add it on, no charge.
 
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Ford announced to dealers today that the sound deadening headliner option for the 2021 Bronco will now be standard on Mold in Color (MIC) hard tops that are matched with cloth or leather interiors, and it will be a no-cost option on MICs that are paired with Marine Grade Vinyl (MGV) interiors. Bottom line, no one will be paying extra for the sound deadening headliner.

We suspect that the reason for making the headliner optional on MGV interiors is that those interiors are focused on water resistance. The headliner was first shown off in the Bronco Nation forums here. The fuzzy, carpet-like material that is adhered to the roof is designed to reduce cabin noise and was a $495 dollar option on both 2-Door and 4-Door Broncos. For those concerned about headroom in Broncos with MIC tops, the headliner is quite thin and the effect on headroom is extremely small.

This change also applies to builds that didn’t have access to the sound deadening headliner before. For example, a 4-Door Badlands with a 2.7L engine wasn’t able to be optioned with the headliner due to constraints in Ford’s ordering and production planning systems. Now, the option is just a part of the MIC top on most trims and will be able to be added to any build regardless of other options.

Letter to Dealers:

To: Dealership Personnel

Subject: Bronco Production Update | Sound Deadening Headliner



Next week we will be sending a communication to all Bronco order holders outlining a production change for the 2021MY Bronco. The Sound Deadening Headliner is now available across the entire 2021 Model Year Bronco hard top model lineup regardless of selected options for no charge ($495 value). The addition of the sound deadening headliner improves overall appearance while reducing interior cabin noise.

  • Vehicles equipped with a cloth or leather interior will receive the headliner as standard
  • Vehicles equipped with the Marine Grade Vinyl interior will have the option to add in the headliner – some customers will want the function to easily wash off their roof panels.
  • Pricing: if a customer’s vehicle is equipped with the sound deadening headliner, their price will be reduced by $495 MSRP


Impacts to Dealership Orders in WBDO

Today you will start seeing the content change reflected in the Bronco Price wire, WBDO, and your customers’ orders. This update could take several days and will not adjust all orders at once. Order guide updates will follow shortly.

  • For existing orders with the NVH headliner, the price will be reduced by $495.
  • For orders with cloth and leather seats and no NVH headliner, the order will automatically receive a headliner and receive no pricing change
  • For Marine Grade Vinyl orders without the NVH headliner, nothing will change.


Dealer Action Required

No action is required at this time. When the Bronco Order Holder communication is sent next week, week of March 22, we will provide reporting that highlights orders that are impacted by this announcement and the required next steps.

  • NOTE: For customer conversions happening today and beyond ensure you are offering them the Sound Deadening Headliner at no additional charge ($495 value) for those who select the Marine Grade Vinyl option

To get to more Bronco pics, see our Bronco Nation Photo Library.

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I can hear my dealer now, "oh thats not true we haven't heard anything about that" As my invoice price stays the same.

edit: At least I can bring the email or letter with me and show em.
 
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Hmmm, what if I don't want the headliner in my Base? I'd like the option to wash off the roof panels too, even though I can't get the MGV interior. I'll gladly trade my headliners for the rubberized floor mats and cargo area protector.
 
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it will be a no-cost option on MICs that are paired with Marine Grade Vinyl (MGV) interiors.
I wasn't able to add the headliner to my build because of the 4 door with sasquatch package.

Are we able to get this with the sasquatch package?

Do we have to ask our dealer to add it to our build?
 
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