To be clear from the start, the all-new 2021 Ford Bronco Sport is not the real Bronco. This featured vehicle is a unibody-designed compact crossover with an independent rear suspension that is built upon the same basic structure Ford uses for the Escape. All of these elements are things the real Bronco is not.
The real Bronco will go on sale this summer and is a body-on-frame SUV that will compete directly against the Jeep Wrangler. Now that’s out of the way, let’s discuss what the Bronco Sport is and how it compares to the Escape. After living with the new Bronco Sport for a week, the answer to this question is clear:
Is the Bronco Sport a worthwhile or unnecessary addition to Ford’s crossover lineup?
Understanding the Bronco Sport
When the Bronco Sport was originally announced alongside the Bronco in Ford’s huge marketing campaign last year, at first glance,…