Are Ford Broncos reliable?

I’m planning to get a new car and I’m looking at the Bronco. It’s cheaper than the F-150 but still has good hauling and off-road capabilities, which is important for where I live, especially now that it’s winter and I need 4WD.

I have a few personal questions: How does it perform in the cold? Is the cabin noisy? Do you enjoy driving your Bronco? Are there any dislikes you have about the car that others should know about? How comfortable are the back seats in the 4-door version?

I’ve never driven a Wrangler and can’t remember being in one, so I don’t know what it’s like.


The Ford Bronco is a solid choice, especially for off-road and winter conditions.

The Bronco performs well in cold weather. Owners have reported that it starts reliably even in extremely low temperatures, and the cabin warms up quickly. The Bronco’s all-wheel-drive system and various driving modes, like “Slippery” mode, make it adept at handling snow and ice.

The back seats in the 4-door Bronco are generally comfortable for adults, with ample legroom and headroom. However, the materials might feel a bit basic compared to more upscale SUVs.

The 2024 Ford Bronco is expected to be average in terms of reliability. It scored a 75 out of 100, which is considered average. A score above 90 is excellent, while anything below 70 is below average.

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I now own a 22 with 44,000 miles and no issues. In terms of the engine and drivetrain, that is. People may be bringing up the problems with the V6, but even that represents a very small percentage of the total number of Broncos on the road. My drivers side seat has a tiny tear in it, that’s my only complaint. Nothing wrong except from that.

Bronco in Winter: Handles cold well, good 4WD for snowy conditions.

Noise: Cabin can be noisy, especially with top off.

Driving Experience: Fun and capable off-road, but less refined on-road than some.

Back Seats: Roomy in 4-door, but depends on how tall passengers are.

Overall: Great choice for winter and off-road, but test drive to see if it fits your daily needs.