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A close up shows the front tire of a yellow 2021 Ford Bronco with the Sasquatch package.

2021 Ford Bronco Sasquatch Makes a Bigfoot-Print

If you went up to someone and told them you saw a Bigfoot, chances are they’d probably run in the other direction. But for years, folks in the Northwestern USA have been filing reports of the giant man-ape called Sasquatch. For those who don’t know, Sasquatch is supposed to be just like the Yeti of the Himalayas and is also claimed to be found in Siberia, although the Russians call him Almas. The folks at Ford have found a way to say you’ve seen one of these American Yetis without getting yourself a one-way trip to a psychiatrist by equipping the 2021 Ford Bronco with the Sasquatch package.

The Sasquatch package takes the amazing attributes of the Ford Bronco and gives it a crypto-zoological twist. Ford designed the Bronco as a two and four-door off-road SUV with a standard 4X4 drivetrain. The idea behind the Sasquatch is to take these off-road capabilities to another level with the addition of specialized equipment. However, unlike some other automakers who hide in the shadows like the Jersey Devil and reserve their best equipment for their most expensive trims, Ford offers the Sasquatch package on every trim level of the 2021 Bronco–except the Wildtrak and First Edition, which come standard with the Sasquatch features. In addition, you don’t have to reside in the Northwestern States in order to get a Sasquatch, as it is offered throughout the country on all 2021 Ford Bronco models.

A blue 2021 Ford Bronco Black Diamond with the Sasquatch package is shown parked in a remote area.

A Very Bigfoot-Print to Fill

If you purchase a 2021 Ford Bronco with the Sasquatch package, you are going to get a set of 17-inch black-painted aluminum wheels with 35-inch LT315/70R17 BSW mud-terrain tires. These aluminum wheels are beadlock-capable, meaning that you can clamp the tire’s bead between an outer and inner ring of the wheel. This will prevent the wheel from demounting when it is placed under tremendous loads, especially if the tire has lower pressure. This can be a very dangerous condition when off-roading since 4X4 transfer cases deliver a great deal of additional torque to the wheels to get you up and over many different obstacles. By using a beadlock-capable wheel, you can safely air down your tires to get even better traction.

Those tires are also mud-terrain for a reason: they are going to leave a big footprint, just like the legendary Sasquatch. As you traverse the off-road trails, you are going to leave tracks that will keep many other drivers and hikers puzzled, convinced that they have seen a mythical creature. Of course, you’ll know that you are driving a 2021 Ford Bronco Sasquatch, the most off-road capable vehicle available to drivers today.

The Sasquatch package will give your Ford Bronco a best-in-class ground clearance of 11.6-inches of 2-door models and 11.5-inches on 4-door models. This is achieved through a high clearance suspension that comes standard on the Sasquatch. In addition, there are high clearance fender flares to make sure nothing gets hung up along the way. This will help get you safely up and over the trail without the risk of scraping the bottom of your Bronco on a rock, log, or other debris. The Bronco has a maximum departure angle of 37.2-degrees and a class-leading 29.0-degree break-over angle, affording you the ability to get on, up, and over most obstacles in your path, just like an agile Sasquatch or Yeti.

You will also get the best water fording capability of any vehicle in the Ford Bronco’s class. The Bronco with the Sasquatch package can ford up to 33.5-inches of water, a full 2-inches more than the standard Bronco model. These will allow you to forge ahead when crossing rivers and streams that other so-called off-road vehicles will need to bypass. But what else do you expect from a crypto-zoological creature like a Bigfoot?

Monster Performance From This Sasquatch

The 2021 Ford Bronco comes with your choice of two truly powerful engines. The 2.3-liter EcoBoost I-4 features a high-pressure die-cast aluminum alloy engine block. It utilizes direct fuel injection to produce 300 horsepower and 325 lb-ft of torque. The other engine is a 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 with a compacted graphite iron engine block. This engine uses a combination of direct and port fuel injectors to provide 330 horsepower and 415 lb-ft of torque.

Ford has decided to pair the 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 with a 10-speed automatic transmission, while the 2.3-liter EcoBoost I-4 offers a choice of either the 10-speed automatic transmission or a 7-speed Getrag manual transmission. That manual transmission gives you exceptional control over your Bronco, making off-roading even more fun for folks who crave challenges, as it includes a crawler gear to give you maximum torque at low RPMs for improved rock climbing. Ford recently announced that it is making the 7-speed manual available on the Sasquatch package starting with the 2022 Bronco model. Bigfoot himself would be pleased with this–if we were ever able to find him.

Ford offers a whole bunch of goodies on the Bronco Sasquatch package that will really set this apart from any other off-road legendary monsters. The electromechanical transfer case does an awesome job of transferring the right amount of torque and horsepower to the wheels individually when off-roading. When it’s time to head home from the trail, just a quick switch will improve road performance and fuel economy, with the Bronco Sasquatch getting an acceptable 18 MPG city, 18 MPG highway, and 18 MPG combined with the 2.3L engine. There are a set of electronic locking front and rear axles, which will prevent wheel slippage by locking the wheels together. This can be a crucial feature when tackling especially daunting off-road challenges.

To make sure you and your passengers are comfortable, Ford has equipped the Bronco Sasquatch with position-sensitive Bilstein shock absorbers. These advanced pieces of engineering will cushion even the most rugged trails, so you don’t come out from your travels looking like you went ten rounds with Bigfoot himself.

A yellow 2021 Ford Bronco with the Sasquatch package is shown from the side in a desert.

Yeti? Bigfoot? Almas? How about a Sasquatch Sighting!

As with all 2021 Fender Bronco models, the Bronco Sasquatch features up to 7 G.O.A.T. modes. While you may think that stands for “greatest of all time,” a fitting nickname for a Sasquatch, the real translation is “goes over any terrain.” This name is fitting since the G.O.A.T. modes include slippery, sand, rock crawl, mud/ruts, and Baja. Whether you are tracking a Yeti in Tibet, an Almas in Siberia, or Bigfoot out in the Washington State forests, you will be equipped for the right kind of terrain with the G.O.A.T. modes. I bet you can even use the G.O.A.T. modes to chase a monster in Loch Ness, a chupacabra in the Mojave desert, or even the Jersey devil in the pine barrens. The G.O.A.T. modes make the 2021 Fender Bronco Sasquatch capable of handling any weather and off-road conditions you may encounter in your journeys. While Bigfoot may be a little shy about leaving his home in the forest, you don’t have to be so bashful and camera-shy in your Bronco Sasquatch.

The Real Bigfoot is Here

If you want to have great fun and adventure off-roading, then a 2021 Ford Bronco is the right SUV for you. Even the base model Bronco features a choice of exceptional powertrains, a standard 4X4 drivetrain with G.O.A.T. modes, and a rugged exterior that is built for the trails. But, if you want the ultimate experience, then you will want a 2021 Bronco with the Sasquatch package. This will give you unparalleled performance, with best-in-class ground clearance, water fording, and break-over angle, so you and your Bronco Sasquatch can meet and beat any challenges you get from the wilderness. Even in the current market, it will be an easier search than looking for Bigfoot or his cousins in Tibet and Siberia.

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