The all-new 2021 Ford Bronco Sport is the baby of the Bronco family. It features strong-off-road ability, solid engine performance, and easy-to-use technology features. Let’s take a look.
The Ford Bronco Sport is a two-row SUV that seats five people with comfortable seating and plenty of head- and legroom up front. It features an off-road feel, with chunky and rugged styling, standard cloth upholstery and manually adjustable front seats. Leather upholstery, heated and power adjustable front seats, and a heated steering wheel are available. It offers 32.5 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats and 65.2 cubic feet with the seats folded down. The rear window can also be opened independently of the liftgate for easily loading small items. It comes in five trim levels: base, Big Bend, Outer Banks, Badlands, and First Edition; with a starting price of $22,850 for its base trim and ranges to $38,500 for the First Edition.
Safety and Technology
The Bronco Sport has a good list of standard advanced safety features including a rearview camera, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, forward-collision warning, pedestrian detection, automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, lane keep assist, and automatic high-beam headlights. There are also a few available advanced safety features that include rear parking sensors, a forward-view camera system, adaptive cruise control, and road sign recognition. It features a standard easy-to-use infotainment system that includes an 8-inch touch screen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, a six-speaker stereo, Bluetooth, and four USB ports. An available 10-speaker Bang & Olufsen sound system, satellite radio, HD Radio, wireless device charging, and two additional USB ports, as well as a 120-volt household-style power outlet are options.
The Bronco Sport delivers solid off-road abilities with composed ride and handling for its on-road performance. It offers two turbocharged engines – a 1-5-liter turbocharged three-cylinder with 181 horsepower and 190 pound-feet of torque for its base engine and an available 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with 250 horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque. Both are paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission and come with all-wheel drive. The suspension helps it go over large bumps and dips comfortably and it's all-wheel drive system, plus 8.8 inches of ground clearance allow it to cross some of the roughest terrain. It can tow up to 2,000 pounds with its standard configuration. Estimated fuel economy is 25/28 mpg in the city and on the highway with its three-cylinder engine and 21/26 mpg city/highway with its four-cylinder engine.
The 2021 Ford Bronco Sport is ready for your off-road adventure: it blends composed on-road handling with capable off-road performance, along with plenty of safety features and an easy-to-use infotainment system.