2021 Ford Bronco – As you know a few days ago is a very historic day for ford motor company because after a nearly 25-year hiatus the bronco. The ford bronco name is back and it returns as the bronco family. Ford has just revealed the bronco and the bronco sport which is kind of more like a jeep Cherokee competitor. Whereas the bronco is a jeep wrangler fighter.
For these of you who don’t recognize the ford bronco name this was a large truck-based SUV. That was off-road capable that went head-to-head with the jeep wrangler. Ford offered the bronco and America from the 1960s before it was discontinued back in 1996. The return of this name is a big deal for ford especially in the world where we live in where ford has basically killed off all of their cars. And they’re going to be replacing it with SUVs.
What You Have to Get From 2021 Ford Bronco
The 2021 Ford Bronco family is what ford is essentially replacing those cars with now the original bronco was built off of the ford f-series platform. This new one is actually built off of a modified version of the ford ranger it’s actually built at the same Michigan assembly line and ford says this should underpin the next generation ranger. And maybe even another larger SUV vehicle.
It’s been specifically tuned to be born wild or built while is what ford calls it because this is a sturdy truck-based off-road capable machine. That will go head-to-head of course with the current generation JL wrangler which has been a huge hit for FCA.
It’s no surprise that ford is looking to get in on that sales pie now just like the wrangler ford will offer the 2021 Ford Bronco in two different sizes. There’s the two-door version of course and you can remove the doors and the roof on this vehicle. The four-door version about 16 inches differentiates the two versions in overall length and wheelbase the two-door will stretch at around 173 inches long. Overall while the four-door is around 189 inches long those numbers are right on top of the jeep wrangler.
The jeep wrangler unlimited the roof and the doors are removable on certain trims while the four-door models allow you to store the doors. The roof in the cargo area with a custom bag ford offers a choice of either a soft or a hard top. However, if you guys go for the four-door model a hard top and a soft top is available. If you guys don’t want to have to choose between both Fords also says that these doors and the top are easier to remove versus the wrangler.
If you guys get the inside money now of course having a modern take. You’re going to find a massive available 12-inch sync 4 infotainment system with over-the-air updates. It’ll of course include things like Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Although ford didn’t mention if it’ll be wireless, we believe wireless CarPlay is coming for forwards in the sync 4 feature.
For those of you who like to you know document or mount a couple of accessories onto your 2021 Ford Bronco ford says there will be a lot of built-in attachment points on the instrument panel which will allow you to mount your own devices onto the dash like GoPro cameras, GPS phones and other devices. If you guys want to mount some accessories to the vehicle you can also spec in an optional six up fitter switches which are mounted in the overhead console.
When you’re taking your 2021 Ford Bronco off-road, you’re probably wondering am we protected from those underbody scuffs and well ford has you covered. The underbody is lined with a steel shield and the highest capability bottles will have a front bash plate. The bronco four-door the standard engine will be the 2.3-liter EcoBoost turbocharged four-cylinder.
This is the same engine that we find of course in the ford ranger and the bronco ford says it should make around 270 horsepower and around 310 pound-feet of torque. That torque ford says is the most powerful torque rating for a four-cylinder engine in the segment which really. The segment is only the jeep uh wrangler right now an optional engine will be the 2.7-liter EcoBoost twin turbocharged V6.
This engine it powers a lot of other ford models ford says it’ll make around 310 horsepower in the bronco and 400 pound-feet of torque. That torque number is very nice especially when you compare it to the engines in the wrangler only the eco diesel offers more torque versus the broncos top 2.7-liter EcoBoost engine.
Ford also says there’ll be a choice of two different transmission a seven-speed manual. That’s right a segment exclusive seven speed manual transmission with a dedicated crawl gear ratio. That’s a first for the segment or if you guys don’t want to shift it yourself a 10-speed automatic will also be the optional transmission ford did not say whether both engines were awful will offer both of these transmissions.
2021 Ford Bronco Cost
If you guys are looking to buy one of 2021 Ford Bronco it’s actually available for pre-order. On ford’s website if you have a hundred dollars to pluck down to give it to ford you will you’ll be able to put your name on a waiting list. Base price has already been announced at $29.995 that’s a pretty good starting price a lot cheaper than we expected.
But you should know that a jeep wrangler is about $1800 less expensive and we are assuming just like the jeep if you guys really want to go crazy with the options on your bronco and get all the bells and whistles you could probably expect the fully loaded price to topple $60.000.