The midsize SUV performs well in crash tests, but marginal headlights and an acceptable head restraint rating keep it from earning a Top Safety Pick award.
Is the Ford Bronco 2021 Safe?
The 2021 Ford Bronco four-door SUV has completed the full set of crash and safety testing from the nonprofit Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). While the new Bronco achieved the top Good rating in five of six crashworthiness tests, it fell short of earning Top Safety Pick or Top Safety Pick+ honors.
Are there any problems with the 2021 Ford Bronco?
It appears that some owners of 2.7-liter Broncos have been experiencing engine failures. Some have happened with as little as three miles on the odometer, but the average of those who have reported failures has been 2,491 miles and happening as early as July of 2021.
Are the 2022 Ford Broncos safe?
This month, both the 2022 Ford Bronco Sport and the 2022 Ford Explorer were awarded Top Safety Pick+ ratings from the IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety).
What is the safety rating of the Ford Bronco?
The 2021 Bronco received a “Good” rating—the highest rating available from the IIHS—in every crashworthiness category save for the restraints and seats section, where it earned an “Average” score. It also earned a score of “Marginal” (one notch above “Poor”) in the lower leg/foot section on driver injury.
What is the safest Ford vehicle?
- 2017 Ford Fusion. IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK. BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) Lane-Keeping System.
- 2017 Ford Expedition. 5-Star Crash Safety Rating from the NHTSA. Safety Canopy® System. Rear view camera.
- 2017 Ford Taurus. 5-Star Safety Rating from the NHTSA. Personal Safety System® Safety Canopy® System.
Does the Bronco tip over?
Unfortunately, the Bronco began to slowly roll backward. For quite some time, it appears as though the driver is in control and will simply reverse the off-roader down the rock face to make another attempt. Instead, the SUV keeps on sliding backward and eventually tips over onto its side at the bottom of the climb.
What problems do the new Broncos have?
Some 2022 Ford Bronco models are going into the shop due to engine failure and need to have the motor replaced. According to MotorTrend, the issues are traced to problems with the valvetrain, resulting in dead motors.
What is wrong with the new Bronco?
For the 2021 Bronco Sport, the recalls involve detaching glass panels, engine stalling, loose or missing suspension bolts, an incorrect lower control arm, rear-drive unit seizing. The 2022 recalls involve the same potential engine stalling issue and faulty brakes.
How many miles do Ford Broncos last?
The Ford Bronco Sport is a relatively new entry to the compact SUV market, and with a starting price under $28,000, it’s an attractive option for many buyers. With well-tested engines and few known problems, a Bronco Sport should last 200,000 miles with proper maintenance.
What is the safest SUV for 2021?
- 8 Mazda CX-30.
- 7 Hyundai Santa Fe.
- 6 Acura RDX.
- 5 BMW X
- 4 Subaru Ascent.
- 3 Hyundai Palisade.
- 2 Kia Telluride.
- 1 Volvo XC40.
Why are Ford Broncos so hard to find?
After years of build-up, the Bronco hit the market at one of the strangest times in recent history for the automotive market. Between supply chain issues, COVID shutdowns, and massive demand, the new Ford Bronco delays have made them nearly impossible to get.
Does the Bronco have blind spot detection?
All trims of this SUV come standard with Ford Co-Pilot360™ Technology. This safety suite features Lane Keeping Assist that monitors and adjusts your steering when you gravitate toward another lane. Blind-spot monitoring is also standard with this safety suite.