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Removed features from 2022

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Really? You’ve seen no difference between the 2020s and 2021s? Lol much less issues, certainly less frequency of issues with the 21s. I expect that to continue with the 22s. For example I would imagine the camera recall is already fixed on 22s.

It’s not a guarantee, but it’s completely reasonable to think that.

people always say to avoid first generation of new cars. The Ford Explorer 6th gen is a prime example of that. I think ford was quick to make improvements though. Even the later build 2020s were improved compared to the early builds.
The only big "issue" I had with mine is the backup camera which was fixed. But that didn't make it any less reliable.... The transmission complaints? Guess what? Still same tranny, still same shitty Ford tranny calibration and will continue for 2022+
Not sure what much more issues it has vs other years?
Most of the complaints were fixed months after it's original released.

There would've been hundreds of threads still active with non stop complaints on 20 models if that would've been true
 

st8

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The only big "issue" I had with mine is the backup camera which was fixed. But that didn't make it any less reliable.... The transmission complaints? Guess what? Still same tranny, still same shitty Ford tranny calibration and will continue for 2022+
Not sure what much more issues it has vs other years?
Most of the complaints were fixed months after it's original released.

There would've been hundreds of threads still active with non stop complaints on 20 models if that would've been true
I follow multiple Facebook ST groups, and have read numerous posts. All I know is many more finicky warnings lights, transmission issues, pieces breaking(front driver seat piece for example), etc with the 2020s. 21s seems to have a lot less issues. Mainly just the camera issue I feel like with the 21s. So again, I think the 22 will continue to be a bit more reliable. They make more subtle changes than you think. Like that damn bolt on the rear. That’s an example of worsening something. But it’s little changes like that we generally don’t notice but results in more reliability.

same thing happened with the 5th gen.
 
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I follow multiple Facebook ST groups, and have read numerous posts. All I know is many more finicky warnings lights, transmission issues, pieces breaking(front driver seat piece for example), etc with the 2020s. 21s seems to have a lot less issues. Mainly just the camera issue I feel like with the 21s. So again, I think the 22 will continue to be a bit more reliable. They make more subtle changes than you think. Like that damn bolt on the rear. That’s an example of worsening something. But it’s little changes like that we generally don’t notice but results in more reliability.

same thing happened with the 5th gen.
Hard to say, I picked up the last month build for 2020. Don't have any bad complaints other than typical Ford crap like crappy UI, transmission calibration, fit and finish, etc which are typical Ford "features".

Far as the 5th gen, still had very stupid water pump in engine design in their final year. So there are things that you have to live with as those things won't change. In this case, 6th gens new transmission
 

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Hell I had enough time to have three 2020's. Puddle light on #2 fell out and they replaced while I waited. Ford has been very, very kind to me. I wasn't too excited seeing the gloss black trim everywhere in the 2021 interior which was the start of these changes. But unless someone t-bones me I am not looking to start modifying another one of these from scratch.
 


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