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The Ford Bronco’s return has generated a lot of attention, especially leveled at the new Bronco Sport model. Unlike the standard Bronco, it’s designed on a platform similar to the Ford Escape, meaning that it’s a compact crossover. It beats out the Jeep Renegade in several areas, the most prominent being the usable space, available horsepower, and an affordable base sticker price.
2021 Ford Bronco Sport
$26,660 – $38,160*
Horsepower, 1.5-Liter EcoBoost® Engine
2021 Jeep Renegade
$22,830 – $29,175
Horsepower, 2.4-Liter I-4 Engine
Powertrain And Performance
Both of these models offer the same amount of horsepower with the base engine. The 2021 Ford Bronco Sport has a 1.5L turbocharged three-cylinder engine rated at 181 horsepower. All-wheel drive is standard, and transmission is eight-speed automatic. The Badlands and First Edition models come with a 2.0L turbocharged engine that makes 245 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque. Acceleration is truly punchy, and the vehicle cruises effortlessly at freeway speed. Drivers will enjoy off-road driving modes. The 2021 Jeep Renegade’s base engine isn’t turbocharged, and the expensive Limited trim’s turbocharged engine isn’t all that powerful. It generates only 177 horsepower. The one bright spot is the option of all-wheel drive.
Cargo And Storage
The 2021 Ford Bronco Sport may be a compact crossover model, but it makes the most of the available cargo and storage space. There’s plenty of room in the back for large boxes, bags, and even mountain bikes with the rear seats folded. The rear seating area is pretty comfortable, and there’s lots of headroom. The rear seats are wide enough so that two adults won’t rub shoulders. Lots of storage pockets and cubbies fill the cabin, and the front air vents are located on either side of the infotainment screen. This allows for the inclusion of a storage compartment down below. Optional on most trims is a storage bin beneath the rear seats, and buyers can also opt for the cargo management system that includes a small work table. The 2021 Jeep Renegade suffers from a lack of rear seating headroom and legroom, and the rear cargo area is smaller than what is offered on the Bronco Sport. Even though the Renegade has a boxy shape, its cabin size is no larger than the Bronco Sport.
The 2021 Ford Bronco Sport starts at around $26,660 MSRP*, not a bad price for a fun-to-drive crossover with off-road capability. The price doesn’t increase much as one moves up the trim ladder. Most of the higher trims come with additional standard equipment, so the buyer isn’t saddled with too many options that would drive the sticker price even higher. On the other hand, the 2021 Jeep Renegade doesn’t come with most of the Bronco Sport base trim’s safety and security features, so buyers aren’t fooled by the low starting price. The problem is the optional add-ons. These drive the price upwards of $29,000.
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See the new and exciting 2021 Ford Bronco Sport today at Jacky Jones Ford. Contact our dealer to ask about the current inventory and to schedule an inspection and test drive. Compare this affordable and feature-rich model to the well-known Jeep Renegade.
*MSRP for base vehicle. Excludes destination/delivery fee plus government fees and taxes, any finance charges, any dealer processing charge, any electronic filing charge, and any emission testing charge. Optional equipment not included. Starting A, Z and X Plan price is for qualified, eligible customers and excludes document fee, destination/delivery charge, taxes, title and registration. Not all vehicles qualify for A, Z or X Plan. All Mustang Shelby GT350 and Shelby GT350R prices exclude gas guzzler tax. Vehicle image shown is for illustration purposes only and may not be base vehicle.