2021 Ford Bronco Sport
There’s a new galloping pony in town, but the 2021 Bronco Sport is no Mustang—it’s a crossover SUV that wraps vintage looks around a car that’s pretty close in specification to another one already on the street—the Ford Escape.
With the Bronco Sport, Ford clearly is gunning for the Jeep Cherokee, but it’s also a rival for the Escape. Though the shapes and the missions veer off in wildly different directions, they’re born from the same compact-crossover family, and share much from their drivetrains down to their infotainment systems.
We give the new-for-2020 Escape a TCC Rating of 7.0 out of 10. We haven’t driven the Bronco Sport yet, but here’s how they stack up from what we know today.
We nod in general approval at the 2020 Escape’s softly rendered shape. It’s vaguely Mazda and Tesla, in the way it throws…