Finally rumours have become substantiated by the truth. This is after a twenty year long wait for the new 2016 Ford Bronco. This Sports Utility Vehicle is among the most popular vehicles among the Ford SUV line-up.
This vehicle became a household name due to its amazing off-road and on-road capabilities. Now that the new 2016 Ford Bronco is almost being released, enthusiasts and would-be buyers now have a reason to smile again.
The new vehicle will be based on last year’s concept which was unveiled to the public. Rumours allege that it will come riding on the Ford Atlas concept which isn’t a bad thing since the platform has enjoyed massive successes with other brands.
Below is a review that details every aspect in an entrenched level and all Bronco and prospecting buyers will find it enjoyable and educative at the same time.
Exterior of 2016 Ford Bronco
The most conspicuous feature of the new 2016 Ford Bronco exterior is the imposing design and nature. The new 2016 Ford Bronco will keep some of the features that are predominantly in the F-150.
At the front fascia, buyers should expect a massive large grille that will portray an aggressive demeanour. With this kind of imposing attitude, the new SUV will tend to give an impression of stability and firm posture.
The headlights’ fog lights and taillights will all come with LED technology. This will be a favourite feature which will guarantee drivers of better visibility especially at night. The new 2016 Ford Bronco will undoubtedly be the SUV of the modern times given the futuristic design it will come with.
The new 2016 Ford Bronco will come with some of the most technological features of the modern times which will prove necessary in order to combat the rising competition especially in the SUV category.
The new 2016 Ford Bronco will certainly get a new dashboard that will be in tandem with futuristic design considering the vehicle was last produced two decades ago. The improved dashboard will be the centre of all the controls and infotainment features.
Sitting in plain sight will be the touchscreen SAT-NAV/information system that will be the centre of attention to both the driver and the passengers. This modern vehicle will also offer some of the most coveted interior materials which include optional leather upholstery.
The new SUV will come with a spacious cabin that will give the passengers enough leg and head room thanks to increased dimensions that will also see the cargo volume increase. It will comfortable enough to accommodate up to five passengers. Additionally, it will be a 2 door SUV with an optional 4 door version.
Under the hood of the new 2016 Ford Bronco is still shrouded in mystery as no details have been released to suggest the type of engine and the specs it will have. However rumours have been circulating about the possible engine type.
First probability will be a 4.7L 6 cylinder engine which will be able to generate 330 hp and 645 pounds of torque. The second engine option will be a 5L capacity powerplant with 8 cylinder coyote petrol engine.
The gasoline engine will be able to generate 420 hp and around 460 pounds of torque. This engine will come as a standard in the base version and will have favourable fuel economy ratings and performance.
The other option will be a 5.8L engine with an eight-cylinder supercharger power unit that will be able to generate 662 hp and 631 pounds of torque. All the aforementioned engines will come mated to a 6R 140, 6 speed auto transmission unit. Top trims will come with a ZT-6, six-speed manual transmission system.
Up to this point, no word about the EPA has been announced. In spite of this, we expect the engines to come with favourable fuel economy ratings that will keep competitors at bay.
2016 Ford Bronco Price and Release Date
The new 2016 Ford Bronco will most probably hit the market towards the end of this year or early next year. The pricing details have also been shelved, however, we expect the starting price for this 2016 Ford Bronco to be somewhere around 30,565 USD.
The information provided is mainly based on speculation and might alter in the future after conclusive details have been released by the auto maker. Moreover buyers should expect the new 2016 Ford Bronco SVT Raptor to be released sometime in the summer of this year.