This Crossover Comes Packed With Safety Features For Under $30,000

The 2021 Ford Bronco Sport is a lot of things: a car based SUV that a lot of people have been super excited about, and a new introduction to the Ford SUV lineup. Yet the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport is also an SUV packed with advanced safety systems, and you can get it for under $30,000. Let’s take a look at some of the Bronco Sport safety features Consumer Reports recommends that might make you consider buying this crossover SUV.

A gray 2021 Ford Bronco against a white backdrop. The Ford Bronco comes standard with all Consumer Reports recommended advanced safety systems.
2021 Ford Bronco Sport | Ford

The 2021 Ford Bronco Sport has all of the collision warning safety features

Forward collision warning and pedestrian detection both come standard in the 2021 Ford Expedition Sport. These safety features will alert a driver if there is something in the path of the car which may cause a collision, like a person or another car. This technology uses cameras and sensors to determine how far away objects or pedestrians are, and signal the driver. If the driver doesn’t respond in time, automatic emergency braking can apply brakes automatically. 

Similarly, blind spot warning monitors the blind spot areas in the Bronco Sport and will alert the driver if there is something in the driver’s blind spot. Some blind spot warning systems will alert the driver if the driver signals to turn or change lanes in front of the vehicle in the blind spot. 

Advanced safety systems will help you stay in your lane

The interior of a 2021 Ford Bronco Sport
2021 Ford Bronco Sport interior | Ford

Lane keeping assistance and lane departure warning are both standard in the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport. Each of these safety features use cameras to keep you safe, and between the lines of the road. The Bronco Sport also has driver alert, which sends warnings in the message center to pull over if your SUV repeatedly wanders into another lane. 

Backup warnings come standard in the Bronco Sport

All new SUVs must have a backup camera, but the Bronco Sport also comes with rear cross traffic warning. This means that if something could be moving into the rear path of the SUV, a warning will alert the driver. This is especially important considering that most rear moving accidents involve children. 

Brakes and stability control come standard, too

A red 2021 Ford Bronco Sport crossover drives through the mountains.
2021 Ford Bronco Sport | Ford

Anti lock brakes, which keep wheels from locking up, as well as traction and stability control come with the Bronco Sport. Daytime running lights are another safety feature which makes the Bronco Sport a safer SUV.

The 2021 Ford Bronco Sport starts at under $30,000

Although the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport is currently undergoing Consumer Reports testing, crossover shoppers may be interested in it because of all of its safety features, as well as its price point. While you can certainly (and quickly) add on features to make the Ford Bronco Sport more expensive, its base price is just $26,820. This means you can get a whole lot of safety features for a relatively inexpensive price. 

So if you’re looking for a crossover with advanced safety systems, the Bronco Sport is a great place to start looking. More information should be forthcoming when Consumer Reports completes its testing, but this looks like a great budget crossover with safety features.

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