Ford Bronco owners manuals
- Manual transmission only allowed on the base engine
- Insufficient availability of front anti-roll bar disconnect system
- Wind sound in the cabin at high speeds
- Better rear and side visibility
The Ford Bronco is a model line of SUVs produced and sold by Ford. It's the first SUV model developed by the company across five generations from 1966 to 1996 model years. The sixth generation of the model was released in 2021. The nameplate it's used on other Ford SUVs, including the 1984-1990 Ford Bronco II compact SUV and the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport compact CUV.
Originally designed as a compact off-road vehicle using its chassis, the Bronco initially competed against the Jeep CJ-5 and International Harvester Scout. During 1978, Ford increased the Bronco, making it a short-wheelbase variant of the F-Series pickup truck; the full-size Bronco competed against the Chevrolet K5 Blazer and Dodge Ramcharger.
The 2021 Bronco's base engine is a 2.3-liter turbo I-4 producing at 275 hp and 315 lb-ft of torque on regular fuel, or 300 hp and 325 lb-ft on premium fuel. Transmission options include a six-speed manual on the 2.3 or a 10-speed automatic on both engines.
Ford Bronco known problems
Some of the common problems or complaints owners have about the Ford Bronco are: