2021 Ford Bronco vs. 2021 Ford Bronco Sport - What’s The Difference?

No matter whether you plan to purchase the 2021 Ford Bronco or the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport, you can be all set for exciting off-road adventures. Both models boast the iconic Bronco legacy but are fresh takes that are appropriate for traveling to the wild.

The Ford Bronco is a more powerful, larger, and more terrain-ready option. On the other hand, you can opt for the Ford Bronco Sport for confident performance on, as well as, off the road. Learn some of the major distinctions between the Bronco and Bronco Sport for the model year 2021.

Exterior Features

Irrespective of whether you opt for Bronco or Bronco Sport, you can enjoy the outdoors in the manner that works best for you. Both these Ford models feature flip-up rear glass, bash plates, tow hooks, fog lamps, and LED signature lighting. Bronco Sport is more refined and has a safari-style roof and a manual liftgate. The 2021 bronco is more off-road-ready and offers the following exterior features:

  • Flip-up rear glass
  • Available thirty-five-inch tires
  • Heavy-duty modular bumper (optional)
  • Optional modular hard top or soft top
  • Removable frameless top and doors
  • Manual swing-gate featuring a maximum of 150-degree swing

Handling and Performance

Enjoy the rugged performance of Ford Bronco, as well as, Bronco Sport as the wild beckons you. The 2021 Bronco features 10-speed automatic or 7-speed manual transmissions and robust powertrains. Both these SUVs are equipped with standard 4X4 so that the performance can be customized with a system called Terrain Management. 


Experience outdoor fun and joy with the advanced tech capabilities of the Bronco Sport and Bronco for 2021. The Bronco features the SYNC 4 system along with a 12-inch display, which is optional. On the other hand, the Bronco Sport is equipped with the SYNC 3. You will also find adaptive cruise control and a 180-degree camera in the Bronco Sport while the other Ford SUV features a 360-degree camera.

Other tech features in both these models are as follows:

  • Eight-inch touchscreens
  • Voice-activated navigation system (optional)
  • Bang and Olufsen’s sophisticated sound system (optional)
  • Trail control
  • Ford Co-Pilot 360
  • FordPass Connect
  • Android Auto or Apple CarPlay

Interior Design

Both these SUVs’ adventure-ready designs can be found in their interiors as well. The seats of the 2021 Bronco are cloth, marine-grade vinyl, or leather and can also come with a heated option. The SUV has rubberized washable floors having in-floor drains to make sure that your Bronco can be washed properly after you return from your adventure trips. In case you attach top priority to comfort, an 8-way power passenger seat or a 10-way power seat for the driver are optional. 

Interior Features for the new Bronco Sport are as follows:

  • Seats made of easy to clean fabric
  • Front seats are heated
  • Cargo floor is rubberized
  • 8-way power seat for the driver
  • Leather-trimmed seats featuring mini perforations (optional)
  • Dual-zone climate control


The Bronco for the model year 2021 has longer four doors, is wider, and provides more cargo room. On the other hand, the Bronco Sport for 2021 features capable dimensions for your adventure trips. 

If you want to know more about the 2021 Bronco or 2021 Bronco Sport, head over to Deacon Jones Ford in Goldsboro, NC at the earliest. Our dealership is located very close to Wilson, Benson, and Greenville.

Source: Ford