Bronco vs Jeep Wrangler mega thread

With the Bronco launch, what team are you in?

  • I will stay with team Jeep

    Votes: 708 61.1%
  • I may jump to Team Ford

    Votes: 236 20.4%
  • I am staying out of this one for now. (in Eric Cartman’s voice): Screw you guys, I am going home.

    Votes: 110 9.5%
  • Is “both” an option because I am loaded and can afford both?

    Votes: 105 9.1%

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Looks to me they went down everything the Wrangler can do and tried to improve every aspect of it. Lots of big talk for the bronco...but the jeeps are tried and true, can't wait to see the head to head chaos once these become available. Bronco engine tho 310 hp and 400+tq ...damn they came out swinging.
 

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Picked up my Sport S end of May. Just watched the reveal - nice, but have to say I have zero regrets with getting the Jeep. Competition is good, but there is a balance between tech and driver involvement. I find the JL is in a sweet spot, don't really want 7 modes at the twist of a knob. I like manually switching from 2H to 4H to 4L. Makes me feel involved in the process. I will say I do prefer not having to get out and manually lock the front hubs :)

Will be interesting to see of the Bronco Sport dilutes the brand. Feels like it to me, kinda like if Jeep had called the Renegade a "Wrangler Sport."
 

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meh. looks like a cheesy and tacky version of a wrangler. Wife thinks the same. and trunk space looks like it might actually be quite similar to the JL anyway.

The classic look of the wrangler is and will always be irreplaceable.
Just watched the reveal - going to be some stiff competition for Jeep. Not sure I fully understand the IFS yet - but they’ve done some pretty cool stuff to enhance articulation.
IFS, it will haul ass across the dirt roads and you can drive straight with one hand like butter. Hell yeah!
 

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Looks to me they went down everything the Wrangler can do and tried to improve every aspect of it. Lots of big talk for the bronco...but the jeeps are tried and true, can't wait to see the head to head chaos once these become available. Bronco engine tho 310 hp and 400+tq ...damn they came out swinging.
Definitely competing with the Wrangler. but we are gonna have to wait to truly see. The front sway bar disconnect system only comes on their high trim (badlands), and the articulation honestly didn't look that great. Amazing for an IFS, but still not like a solid axle. With Jeep, you can buy a base model and disconnect manually, or install a rubi take off suspension pretty easily. Messing with the Bronco IFS? idk about that.

I was excited about the rack system, but their roof "dynamic load" has max 110lbs capacity, so there we have same issues as the Wrangler. 110lbs is pretty low.

2 door wheelbase: 100 !!!. I wish Jeep did this. Another thing I liked is the tow rating 3500 FOR ALL MODELS including the 2-D.

One thing for sure, it is gonna take loooots of wrangler sales. ouch FCA.

People are gonna look twice when buying a Rubicon vs. a high end Bronco for sure. But for a budget build, the Wrangler still bears the Bronco.
 

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Holy hell.. The Bronco is sweeeet.. optional 2.7 liter Turbo V6 with 310 HP and 400 lb/ft torque.

But, check out the left front wheel spin at 2:22 mark in the video from Edmunds. It looks like it just got stuck in a not that difficult terrain. Clear sign that either the front locker was not on, or it doesn't come with front lockers. Hmmmm.


 
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I’m surprised there’s not a mention of a factory winch option. Also nothing is mentioned about skids... That said...this thing rocks... Competition is healthy though I think my resale just tanked a bit....
 

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I have a GT350 and a JL Wrangler. I have also owned a Focus RS. Anyone not familiar with Ford dealers, they love dealer markup. More than any high volume car manufacture I have bought from. Expect $5-40K+ ADM on all Broncos with the highest on the highest level spec.

Ford did a great job on these, but I will wait until they have real trail time and to see what breaks. And will wait to see pricing and wait for the “gotta have it now” people to pay ADm.
 
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