2021 Ford Bronco Sport earns High Security Decide+
The infant cousin of the forthcoming Ford Bronco, the Ford Bronco Sport earned the best marks within the business’s hardest security checks, receiving “Good” ends in all six crash checks. The federal government-run NHTSA hasn’t crashed the Bronco Sport on the intersection of science and security, but it surely normally aligns with IIHS checks.
The 2021 Ford Bronco Sport additionally excelled at avoiding crashes, incomes “Superior” scores for its normal automated emergency braking system. In checks at each 12 mph and 25 mph, the Bronco Sport averted crashes with autos and pedestrians, which is noteworthy as pedestrian fatalities proceed to climb regardless of an total lower in visitors fatalities over the previous few years.
Obtainable in 5 trims, the Bronco Sport additionally comes normal with energetic lane management, blind-spot screens, and automated excessive beams. Its headlights gave the Bronco Sport a security edge over its mechanically associated sibling, the 2021 Ford Escape. The Escape earned a High Security Decide, however the halogen lights on most trims earned solely a “Marginal” score. The Bronco Sport one-upped it with normal LED headlights rated “Good.”
Regardless of standards that toughens each few years, the IIHS doled out extra TSP+ awards for 2021 than in previous years, indicating extra automakers are complying with enhanced security expectations. For 2021, 61 fashions earned a TSP+ award, and 42 earned a TSP, bringing the full variety of award winners to 103. Final 12 months, there have been 64.
The 2021 Bronco Sport joins different compact crossovers such because the Ford Mustang Mach-E electrical crossover, Mazda CX-5, Nissan Rogue, Subaru Forester, and Volvo XC40 on the high of the security class.