2021 Ford Bronco Sport vs 2020 Ford Explorer
Last year the 2020 Ford Explorer gained an onslaught of off-road specialized features that made it the Ford SUV to have for active families and avid adventurers. Well, a lot can change in a year. Our Ford Bronco vs Ford Explorer comparison showed that the all-new Ford Bronco is the ultimate off-road SUV, but you don’t necessarily need a full-fledged Bronco to get a superior level of off-road prowess.
In this comparison we explore the similarities and differences that just might make the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport a good option for drivers that considered the 2020 Ford Explorer as well.
|2021 Ford Bronco Sport||vs||2020 Ford Explorer|
|181 - 250 horsepower||Engine Horsepower||300 - 400 horsepower|
|5 passengers||Seating Capacity||6 - 7 passengers|
|4x4 Standard||Drivetrain||RWD Standard (4x4 Optional)|
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The 2021 Bronco Sport receives an onslaught of high-demand off-road features like the Terrain Management System™ with Normal, Eco, Sport, Slippery and Sand, Mud/Ruts, and Rock Crawl modes. Unlike the Explorer, the Bronco Sport has 4x4 standard across the line, with the Badlands model upgraded to an advanced 4x4 system with a class-exclusive twin-clutch rear-drive unit and a differential lock feature.
The 2020 Ford Explorer certainty isn’t without its own off-road highlights. It gets its own Terrain Management System™ with Trail and Deep Snow/Sand modes. The Explorer also has an available Intelligent 4WD System that preps it for dynamic on- and off-road capability. But the three-row Ford Explorer SUV is more of a well-rounded family hauler than the thrill-seeking, sightseeing Ford Bronco Sport. Both the Bronco Sport and the Ford Explorer feature safety systems like Ford’s Blind Spot Information System, Lane-Keeping System, Automatic Emergency Braking, and Auto High-Beam Headlamps.
To test drive the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport and the 2020 Ford Explorer side by side, you can visit the team here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA.