While we’ve seen the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport in its entirety, there’s one thing we’ve been waiting for: official fuel economy figures. The wait’s finally over, as the EPA has released its official figures for the baby off-roader.
As a refresher, the standard powertrain in the Bronco Sport is a turbocharged 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine that’s paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission. All-wheel drive is standard with the engine. Output is rated at 181 horsepower and 190 pound-feet of torque. With the base engine, the Bronco Sport is rated to get up to 26 mpg combined.
A more powerful turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine is also available. The larger engine produces 245 hp and 275 lb-ft of torque. Just like the smaller engine, the 2.0-liter comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive. The 2.0-liter powertrain is rated by the EPA to get up to 23 mpg combined.
A 3 mpg difference between the two powertrains isn’t a…