The 2023 Ford Bronco Sport Heritage Edition has finally arrived in stores and started to hit the roads as well. This much-awaited car from motor-giant Ford has been rolled out along with the Bronco Sport Heritage Limited Edition.
For the uninitiated, the Ford Bronco remains one of the most iconic cars of all time, and it has been on a dream journey so far after its inception way back in the 1960’s. This time Ford has come up with these two special editions of the signature car, in order to celebrate the birth anniversary of this gem of a car, which refuses to become ‘old’.
Incidentally, both of them are embedded with a classic theme inspired from the original 1966 model. There are some commonalities between the two – both of them feature a white roof, white rear badging, white 17-inch aluminum wheels and a white grille with red BRONCO lettering.
But what makes the 2023 Ford Bronco Sport Heritage Edition special? Should you go for it? Let’s dive into the world of the Ford Bronco to find out the answers and discover all that you need to know.
2023 Ford Bronco Sport Heritage Edition: The Grand Return of a Classic
In a very significant development in the world of auto, leading car maker Ford has brought back its ever-iconic Ford Bronco by introducing not one but two top-notch cars – 2023 Ford Bronco Sport Heritage Edition and Bronco Sport Heritage Limited Edition.
The auto lover in you would be glad to know that both of them manage to retain the classic character of the original Ford Bronco and yet offer some over-the-top features that find a true reflection of the latest advancements in the global auto industry.
These days SUVs are in vogue – you could spot one SUV or the other everywhere. But do you know that the Ford Bronco happens to be the first automobile in the world to be termed as a “Sports-Utility Vehicle”? Going by history the car became an instant hit and joined the Mustang, another legendary car from Ford, to rule the auto world in the 1960s.
The legacy of the Ford Bronco continues even after six decades of its arrival on the scene and the 2023 models seem to take that rich legacy even forward in style. Let’s look at its major highlights before moving towards its detailed salient features.
- Built on the Big Bend trim level.
- Makes full use of Ford’s 181-hp turbocharged 1.5-liter inline-three, which is coupled with an eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive.
- Comes with hydraulic front bump stops and Ford’s High-Performance Off-Road Stability Suspension (HOSS) system package, which includes specially tuned springs.
- Elegant interior styling dipped in luxury which grabs the eyeballs at first glance.
- Includes larger 29-inch all-terrain tires.
- Does unexpectedly well when it comes to off-road capabilities.
- AfFORDable price.
2023 Ford Bronco Sport Specifications
Here are the detailed specifications of the 2023 Ford Bronco Sport Heritage Edition, which will help us immensely to develop a fair idea about what the car brings to the road. Let’s have a close look.
Model Name: 2023 Ford Bronco Sport Heritage Edition
Vehicle Type: front-engine, all-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 4-door wagon
Base: Heritage, $34,245; Heritage Limited, $46,250
turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 12-valve 1.5-liter inline-3, 181 hp, 190 lb-ft; turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 16-valve 2.0-liter inine-4, 250 hp, 277 lb-ft
Wheelbase: 105.1 in
Length: 172.7 in
Width: 74.3 in
Height: 70.2–71.4 in
Passenger Volume, F/R: 53–56/50 ft3
Curb Weight: 3600–3800 lb
Drive System: 4 X 4
Wheelbase (in.): 105.1
Length (in.): 172.7
Vehicle Height (without options) (1.5L / 2.0L) (in.): 70.2/71.4
Vehicle Width with Mirrors (in.): 82.2
Vehicle Width without Mirrors (in.): 74.3
Vehicle Width with Mirrors Folded (in.): 76.3
Track, Front (in.): 63.4
Track, Rear (in.): 62.8
Capacities: Passengers, Luggage, Fuel
Seating Capacity: 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.): 105.7
Passenger Volume (Moonroof) (cu. ft.): 102.3
Behind 1st Row (1.5L/2.0L) (cu. ft.): 65.2/60.6
Behind 1st Row with Moonroof (1.5L/2.0L) (cu. ft.): 65.2/60.1
Behind 2nd Row (maximum) (1.5L / 2.0L) (cu. ft.): 32.5/29.4
Behind 2nd Row with Moonroof (maximum) (1.5L / 2.0L) (cu. ft.): 32.4/29.0
Fuel capacity (gal.) 1.5L EcoBoost: 16
Fuel capacity (gal.) 2.0L EcoBoost: 16
Estimated Base Curb Weights (lbs.): 1.5L EcoBoost – 3,467 // 2.0L EcoBoost – 3,707
Head room (in.): First row (w/o moonroof; moonroof) – 41.5; 39.1 // Second row (w/o moonroof; moonroof): 41.7; 41.7
Leg room (in.): First row (maximum) – 42.4 // Second row – 36.9
Hip room (in.): First row – 55.2 // Second row – 53.4
Shoulder room (in.): First row – 57.3 // Second row – 55.6
Max Seating Capacity: 5
Drive Type: 4 X 4
Maximum Towing Capacity: 2,200 lbs. for Badlands and Heritage Limited models with available Class II Trailer Tow Package
Wheels Available: 17″ Sparkle Silver – Standard on Bronco Sport Base, 17″ Carbonized Gray-Painted High Gloss Aluminum – Standard on Big Bend, 18″ Machined-Face Aluminium Ebony Black-painted – Standard on Outer Banks, 17″ Carbonized Gray Painted Aluminum – Standard on Badlands, 18″ Machined-Face Aluminum Ebony Black-painted – Optional on Big Bend, 17″ Carbonized Gray-painted Low Gloss Aluminum – Optional on Big Bend, Outer Banks and Badlands, 17″ Oxford White Painted Aluminum – Standard on Heritage and Heritage Limited
Bumper to Bumper: 3 years / 36,000 miles
Powertrain: 5 years / 60,000 miles
Safety Restraint System: 5 years / 60,000 miles
Corrosion (Perforation only): 5 years / Unlimited miles
Roadside Assistance Program: 5 years / 60,000 miles
60 mph: 5.9–8.2 sec
1/4-Mile: 14.5–16.3 sec
Top Speed: 125 mph
EPA FUEL ECONOMY
Combined/City/Highway: 23–26/21–25/26–28 mpg
In a nutshell, the all-new Ford Bronco looks simply irresistible, especially if you possess a love for classic cars. With the global auto industry looking all-set to beat market volatility hands down and ride on a juggernaut in 2023, Ford appears to lead the charge as it makes a massive addition to its off-road monster, the 2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R.
Stay tuned with us, we will get back to you soon with more exclusive updates from the world of auto along with other top stories from the realm of tech. Until then, have a good drive!