2023 Ford Bronco  RealSafeCars84Safety Rating

#48 of 2023 SUVs

#76 of all 2023 vehicles

The Bronco, introduced by Ford in , is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. The Ford Bronco provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. Ford offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2023 Ford Bronco is above average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2023 Ford Bronco has a score of 84, implying a 0.037% chance of driver death (3.3% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.031%, and the chance of injury falls to 2.8%.

We estimate that the 2023 Ford Bronco has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0366% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.176%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0366% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.176% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2023 Ford Bronco is 22% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2023 Ford Bronco is 10% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2023 Ford Bronco offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.

Active safety features with Ford's Co-Pilot360 greatly enhance occupant safety by reducing the likelihood of a crash. All trims and versions of the 2023 Ford Bronco include the following active safety system: Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking. Optional safety features on the 2023 Ford Bronco which we recommend include Lane Keeping System and BLIS Blind Spot Detection with Cross-Traffic Alert.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9677Kia SorentoToyota 4RunnerHyundai Santa FeChevrolet BlazerNissan MuranoFord BroncoVolkswagen AtlasV. Atlas Cross SportNissan PathfinderHonda PassportAcura RDXFord EdgeComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2023 Ford Bronco with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 77 to 96. The 2023 Ford Bronco is safer than the 2023 Kia Sorento and the 2023 Toyota 4Runner and less safe than the 2023 Ford Edge, the 2023 Acura RDX, the 2023 Honda Passport, the 2023 Nissan Pathfinder, the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, and the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas. It is about as safe as the 2023 Chevrolet Blazer and the 2023 Nissan Murano.

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