Any Complaints so far?

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I thought I’d ask people who have already taken delivery / purchased a Bronco Sport. Any complaints so far? Most reviews seem to be pretty positive from what I’ve seen but I was just curious.

I also don’t understand all of the negativity from other people towards this vehicle. I recently ordered an Outer Banks with OB package and now have an April build date. Lately I feel like I’ve seen a lot of negative comments about the Bronco Sport in general. These mostly seem to be from Jeep owners or people who don’t realize that the Bronco sport isn’t the same model as the full sized Bronco. Or they’re calling it the Escape 😂



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I thought I’d ask people who have already taken delivery / purchased a Bronco Sport. Any complaints so far? Most reviews seem to be pretty positive from what I’ve seen but I was just curious.

I also don’t understand all of the negativity from other people towards this vehicle. I recently ordered an Outer Banks with OB package and now have an April build date. Lately I feel like I’ve seen a lot of negative comments about the Bronco Sport in general. These mostly seem to be from Jeep owners or people who don’t realize that the Bronco sport isn’t the same model as the full sized Bronco. Or they’re calling it the Escape 😂
I took delivery of my OB/OB about a month ago. No complains here. It was exactly what I wanted. I think you are correct about people confusing the Sport with the full sized Bronco. I've had to educate a few people. My husband loves his Jeep Wrangler, but he has said if he ever wanted a new vehicle, he would definitely consider a Sport.
 

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Took delivery the week before Christmas. 3,000 miles so far, not the daily driver, purchased mainly for road trips. Only issue I am not fond of is the Auto Shut Off, but even that I have gotten used to. I originally did not order for the off-road ability, but that was a bonus. Only issue now is the wife also loves it, very spunky fun vehicle to drive. Amazed with the little engine that could.
 

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Theres no "Oh S**t" handle for the driver lol curious why they left that out.

Other than that minor detail I have been loving my OB. Got 1200 miles on it so far and it has been amazing, espcially handling well in the midwest snowfalls of late
 

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Theres no "Oh S**t" handle for the driver lol curious why they left that out.

Other than that minor detail I have been loving my OB. Got 1200 miles on it so far and it has been amazing, espcially handling well in the midwest snowfalls of late
because someone is supposed to hold on to the wheel, preferably the driver and preferably with two hands. Or else all occupants might get oh s**t bags hitting them in the face
 

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Theres no "Oh S**t" handle for the driver lol curious why they left that out.

Other than that minor detail I have been loving my OB. Got 1200 miles on it so far and it has been amazing, espcially handling well in the midwest snowfalls of late
In my experience that handle, for the driver, is the steering wheel.

I bought a bare bones base model on 1/5. Almost 900 miles on it now. It's my new daily, replacing a well loved 2005 CR-V.

It's a revival of the original cute-utes of the 90s, with modern tech and excellent performance. 180hp, AWD, 28mpg and real, actual off road control modes for $28k...
It's a good value. I think it's going to wipe the floor with comparable offerings from Jeep and Subaru.

I am in the camp of believing that any sort of dicey off roading in a non purpose-built vehicle or in the vehicle you have to drive home is foolish, so I don't need things like hydraulic bump stops or a simulated rear locker or rock crawling goat modes. I also have big messy dogs so I don't want a fancy interior. The base is where it's at for me.

I have my reservations about the longevity of such thin sheet metal in climates like mine where road salt is an issue, I don't like the fabric wheel well or underbody liners, but overall I think it's a good car, and I'm looking forward to making lots of awesome road trip and camping memories in it. I'll be adding a full size spare, a leveling kit, and underbody protection in the future, but I'd really rather purchase those than finance them.

Just my reflections.
 

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My only complaint is no option for memory seats. BL +BL.
Yeah I was disappointed to see they hadn't added that. We're coming from a 2014 Titanium Escape that had memory seat and mirrors. I'll definitely miss that as my wife and I share the car and have very different positions. I won't miss the electronic opening lift gate though, that was more of a pain in the ass than it was worth on the Escape, so slow to open.
 

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My daughter has been the sole driver (temporarily) and has been getting back and forth from work without incident in the horrible far west Chicago 'burb weather we've been having as an "inexperienced in this type of driving" driver says that I have NO complaints.
 
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I appreciate all the responses. I live in the Midwest too so it’s good to know it’s been holding up well in the snow.
 

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Big Bend owner here

Factory windshield wipers are substandard (my last vehicle had the same issue that was a Toyota RAV4 )

I want a bigger fuel tank ( I want another 100 miles range more than I am getting. I am getting 20mpg using a lot of slippery GOAT mode probably AWD , preheating the car as well, I expect better mileage in the spring , my tire pressure is what it should be)

Water does not run off the vehicle (not sure if it makes a difference but my vehicle is Cactus gray ) 🌵 . It beads up. I had 1/4”- 1/2” of ice all over it after a winter rain and freeze .

Water sticks to the rear camera more than my last vehicle. (Blurs it out )

Suggestions for Ford for future model years
Recovery tow hooks on all trims
SYNC 4
I want a winch mount option and steel bumper
18 or 20 gallon fuel tank instead of 16
Off road maps on all trims for the Navigation system

Some stuff I like about the vehicle
Built in beer bottle opener
The lights built into the rear door
The windshield defroster is very powerful compared to my last vehicle
the Fordpass app (remote start , the gps tracker gives my a $34 insurance discount)
 
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Not a single complaint, nada none.
It's great on my slippery roads.
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The littlest thing stands out to me,
It has the best windshield wipers I've ever had, they are silent and clean perfectly.
 

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So here in Indianapolis we got a serious snow storm yesterday. The thing handles like a dream in deep snow. No complaints on that.

But after helping my parents go to the store for some quick shopping I noticed something that will probably be a problem. When the wind is severe, the blowing snow got behind the doors. The rear door had snow packed. After opening the door, all of the snow fell into my cargo area.

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