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Is the 2021 Ford Bronco Everything We Hoped For?

The Ford Bronco has been one of the most anticipated cars of the past several years. It joins a list of other retro cars that are making a strong comeback, amongst the ranks of the Toyota Supra and Acura NSX. With so much hype surrounding the vehicle, and even some turmoil regarding styling choices, it would be hard for any vehicle to live up to such high expectations. Not to worry, though, because the 2021 Ford Bronco is everything we hoped for, and more.

How much does the 2021 Ford Bronco cost?

From its appearances alone, you probably couldn’t guess how much a new 2021 Ford Bronco costs. With a Ford badge, we expect it to be more modest in pricing than not, whereas you may expect higher pricing from manufacturers like BMW or Audi. According to Ford the base model, you can expect to see the Bronco with a proud and attainable price tag of around $27,000, making it just as great of an option as it’s ever been. We aren’t disappointed with the Ford Bronco price, and many buyers who have been eagerly anticipating the opportunity to buy one can rejoice.

Yellow 2021 Ford Bronco Sport driving uphill
2021 Ford Bronco Sport | Ford Media

Off-road performance

The Bronco was always designed to dominate any off-road trail, and the newest model year doesn’t disappoint. Rocky trails, dirty roads, and muddy pathways are no match for the 2021 Ford Bronco, and it is likely you will see many of them out on the trails along with the ranks of well-known off-road kings like the Jeep Wrangler. Several differences between the trim levels make the Bronco feel better or worse either on the road or off, but even the base model is shown to be rather capable.

The all-new Bronco Sport First Edition series in Cyber Orange Metallic Tri-Coat
The all-new Bronco Sport First Edition series in Cyber Orange Metallic Tri-Coat. | Ford

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A modern-refresh

While the original appearances of the Ford Bronco were confusing to some, there is no doubt that it is a modern-looking car. Still maintaining the boxy body and original styling cues that we came to know and love the original Bronco for, the update brings the capable SUV up to par with it’s competition, adding in flares of style here and there while holding root to it’s modest heritage.

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The 2021 Ford Bronco has lived up to all of the hype that we had hoped, and with new touches, brings this iconic car into the modern era, making it a great and affordable SUV option that many families and off-road enthusiast can enjoy in any season.