The Ford Bronco Sport is only available as a 4-door 4x4 with six trim levels Base, Big Bend, Outer Banks, Badlands, Heritage and Heritage Limited. The Bronco Sport is powered by one of two engines, a 1.5L turbocharged 3-cylinder capable of 181 horsepower or a 2L turbocharged 4-cylinder that makes 250 horsepower, both are mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission.
Base level Broncos are well equipped with 17-inch alloy wheels, LED headlamps, daytime running and taillights, hill hold control, climate control, cruise control, an 8-inch touchscreen, 4 USB ports, Bluetooth connectivity, and 3 12V power outlets.
The Big Bend trim adds heated mirrors, premium cloth seats, satellite radio, and push button start. Stepping up to the Outer Banks trim includes 18-inch alloy wheels, LED front fog lights, an auto-dimming rear view mirror, heated sport bucket front seats, leather seats, ambient interior lighting, dual-zone automatic climate control, 120V AC power outlet, smart device controlled remote engine starter, and a heated leather steering wheel.
The Badlands trim comes with paddle shifters, a driver selectable locking rear differential, off-road ride control, hill decedent control, 4 skid plates, two tow hooks, and a full size spare tire.
Safety features across the lineup include a rearview camera, an active lane departure system, blind spot warning, forward collision mitigation, rear collision warning, pedestrian detection and a driver attention alert.
Powerful Turbocharged Engine
The Ford Bronco Sport rolls into its second year with minimal changes for 2023, although a new Black Diamond Off-Road Package is now available which adds additional underbody protection, a Black Diamond Graphic Package, 17-inch carbonized gray wheels, and all-terrain tires.
The Ford Bronco Sport aims to build a reputation among off-roading enthusiasts by delivering a unique driving experience to those looking to explore. The Bronco looks to compete with vehicles that offer a similar level of 4x4 prowess like the Jeep Wrangler, Nissan Pathfinder and Toyota 4Runner.