Continued Bronco Sport Testing

jparker

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I am REALLY impressed by the Bronco Sports. Definitely more capable off road than its competitors and Ford nailed the styling. Not really sure why you would get an Edge, Escape, Rav4, CRV, when this is an option. I'm sure Subaru is a little nervous for its Forrester...
 

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Just wondering why testing continues if the vehicle is already in production? I'm assuming any data / larger modifications would be applied to future models (2022+)?
I thinking that Ford will soon implant a 2.3 in the Bronco Sport>>>>>.BLOW away ALL competition. I just might wait. I will see. I need to find out if the 2.0 and the 2.3 are the same basic engine block. If it is.....look out.
 

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I'm not so worried about the 250hp in the Badlands BS. It's all going to depend on how the power is transferred to the wheels. There are similar vehicles with more HP, but the acceleration is dangerous / hesitant. This is the no-1 customer reported problem with the Telluride, 4Runner, Tacoma, etc., although they are also heavier vehicles. When I press the pedal, I want instant, full, responsive power if needed. I do a lot of highway driving, otherwise the acceleration would not be that critical.

According to a ProfessCars™ estimation, the Badlands is capable of "accelerating from 0 to 60 mph in 6.3 sec, from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.7 sec, from 0 to 160 km/h (100 mph) in 19.1 sec, from 0 to 200 km/h (124 mph) in 49.5 sec and the quarter mile drag time is 14.8 sec." This works for me, but I'm going to need a test drive before giving a thumbs-up.
 
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