The Bronco gets a standard 2.3-liter EcoBoost I4 or a 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6. Introducing the new 2021 Ford® Bronco. The wait is over, America. Jeep Wrangler vs Ford Bronco. Let's dig into the numbers, because it's game on. In May 2021, your Ford Dealer will be able to provide an approximate date for the delivery of your Bronco. The Bronco has two amazing engine choices: a 270-hp turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder and a 310-hp twin-turbocharged 2.7-liter V-6. Compare the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport and the 2021 Jeep Cherokee. Bronco widths run from 75.9 to 79.3 inches. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. If you have a high-torque vehicle with a high crawl ratio, you'll be able to creep over obstacles slowly, keeping your rig under control. For this specs breakdown, we'll choose the most-extreme versions of both four-door models: the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon and the Ford Bronco Badlands with the Sasquatch package, which adds beefy 35-inch tires and other equipment. The Bronco, however, with its seven-speed manual transmission goes huge with a crawl ratio of 94.7:1. Follow him on Twitter @mark_phelan. 2021 Ford Bronco: Pricing, trims, specs, release date and all the details. Many may have doubted that Ford would take the new 2021 Bronco this far but clearly, they’ve gone and stuck it to Jeep. Here’s some of what the Bronco team did. The Bronco’s visual appeal, in all its forms, almost make it endearing. Either one should be a blast to take on a camping trip or just cruise around town in – roof and doors off – on a summer day. The two SUVs' approach angles are well matched and the Bronco ekes out a better breakover angle thanks to that shorter wheelbase. When you consider you can get 295 lb-ft of torque with the 2.0-liter turbocharged engine, that's an excellent number. ', Ford just revealed 2020 Bronco: Why this new model is different, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy, Standard Bronco four-wheel drive, though a rear-drive model will probably follow in a few years, Torque vectoring to reduce turning radius by cutting power to the inside wheel in tight spots, Trail control to apply power, braking, etc. When discussing off-road geometry, we're talking about the angle between an obstacle and where the tire hits the ground. As I listened to the Bronco brain trust outline highlights of Ford’s upcoming off-roader, I could practically hear Jeep Wrangler strategists slapping their heads: ‘Why didn’t we think of that?’. The smaller Bronco Sport will go on sale late this year, months before the Bronco. on Monday and damn, does it look F-I-N-E. The Bronco and Defender … Leveraging the soul and design DNA of the 1st generation, today's Bronco delivers on the Bronco promise of capability, durability, and … The Rubicon gets 33-inch tires standard, which isn't bad, but the Bronco's Sasquatch package adds 35-inch tires. Bronco is poised to light off a 4x4 SUV war with the Jeep Wrangler. 2021 Ford Bronco preview: Ford wrangles a Jeep rival. It’s heir to a modest tradition of quirky and customizable pickups and SUVs Ford built from 1966 to ’96. Well, until things go sideways and you roll over, but that's a story for another time. The Bronco Sport shares key Bronco design elements, including round headlights and an upright windshield. 181-hp three-cylinder of 245-hp turbocharged four-cylinder engine, 270-hp four-cylinder or 310-hp V6 turbocharged engine, 10-speed automatic transmission or seven-speed manual with first gear crawl ratio, Max crawl ratio: Automatic transmission: 67.8:1; manual: 94.75:1, Height, excluding roof racks: 71.9- 75.3 inches. At an online event Monday night, Ford introduced the 2021 Bronco, which will come in a two- and a four-door version, and the smaller Bronco Sport. The 2021 Ford Bronco Sport vs. the 2020 Jeep Cherokee. This Jeep-fighter boasts impressive stats like deep crawl ratios and high approach and departure angles that have Ford fanatics eager to challenge Wranglers on the trail. Fuel economy numbers for the 2021 Bronco Sport are not yet available. Both the 2021 Ford Bronco and the 2021 Jeep Gladiator are packed with sophisticated off-road capabilities to help you explore untouched terrains. Early Ford materials highlight the Sport’s maneuverability in town and ability in deep sand and for "high-speed" off-roading as opposed to the Bronco’ emphasis on rock crawling, fording water and the like. That’s why Ford’s best and brightest pulled out all the stops, from a rail to mount GoPros and iPhones to onboard space to store the Bronco’s removable doors. Under the hood of the 2021 Ford Bronco is a selection of two familiar EcoBoost engines, starting with a 2.3-litre four-cylinder rated … It needs to be so head-slappingly innovative and good that owners will dedicate themselves to proving they’re smarter and better than Jeep drivers they never gave much thought to before they became Bronco-nistas. 2021 Ford Broncos Get Trail Rated, Beat Up on Jeep's Rubicon Namesake Ford takes the new Bronco where countless Jeeps have gone before. 2021 Ford Bronco 2-door and 4-door. These are a complicated mix of elements, but you can think of it simply as a representation of how much the torque is multiplied through the axles before it hits the ground. Engines: Advantage Jeep . As for water fording, the Bronco can go just a bit further into the deep end than the Rubicon. The Wrangler, with image-building predecessors all the way back to the World War II Willys Jeep, is ubiquitous on American roads, trails and in film, TV and streaming around the world. These numbers are important because they give a good idea of how easily a vehicle will be able to get through the rough and rocky stuff. Add the 35-inch tires and I wouldn't be surprised if you could put the Bronco in gear, jump out and watch the rig just walk away from you on its own. The new Bronco will arrive in dealerships in spring 2021.The base two-door Bronco starts at just under $30,000, but upgrading to upper trims gets expensive quickly. 2021 Ford Bronco's Six Trim Levels Explained. Width and length are key dimensions for off-roaders. The Wrangler is 73.8 inches wide. ... And like the Jeep, the Bronco skyrockets in price with the uplevel trims and over 200 options on offer from Ford. We delete comments that violate our policy, which we encourage you to read. Both SUVs have standard front and rear locking differentials, but the Bronco's are selectable not only by the driver, but can automatically engage on their own depending on drive mode. The Bronco Sport can tow between 2,000 and 2,200 lbs, the larger amount linked to the turbocharged 2.0-litre engine. The base two-door Bronco is 173.7 inches long on a 100.4-inch wheelbase. The 4 door Wrangler and Bronco to me check off most of the boxes I need checked. The infamous O.J. Our ideal configuration would be a four-door with the more powerful engine, and it needs to have the off-road hardware to live up to its roots. Jeep Wrangler, you've had it too good for too long. A 2.0L turbo four-cylinder producing 245-hp will be optional. Climb in the driver's seat for the latest car news and reviews, delivered to your inbox twice weekly. Here's how these two off-roaders compare. More: Ford just revealed 2020 Bronco: Why this new model is different. The 2021 Ford Bronco, due to go on sale next spring, does.