2021 Ford Bronco vs. Jeep Wrangler

Ford Bronco vs Jeep Wrangler

Ford Bronco

Jeep Wrangler
310 hp

Max Horsepower

285 hp
410 lb-ft

Max Torque

442 lb-ft
No

Diesel Option?

Yes
Not Available

Limited-Slip Differential?

Available
3,500 Pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

3,500 Pounds

The Ford Bronco is a legendarily capable SUV with impressive specs that’s taken a lot of time off — but it’s back with seven unique trims and ten stunning colors. The Jeep Wrangler is a legendarily capable SUV that’s been a stalwart in showrooms and on the trails for decades. With Ford’s decision to bring the Bronco back, it’s natural to make a 2021 Ford Bronco vs. Jeep Wrangler comparison. Here’s what we know so far.


Engine Options

Jeep Wrangler

  • Base Engine: Pentastar 2.6L V6 that produces 285 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque
  • Optional Engine: Turbo 2.0L four-cylinder that offers 270 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque
  • Diesel Option: Turbocharged 3.0L that makes 260 hp and 442 lb-ft of torque.

Ford Bronco

  • Base Engine: Turbocharged 2.3L inline-four that produces 270 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque.
  • Optional Engine: Twin-Turbo 2.7L V6 that offers 310 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque.
  • Diesel Option: None

Both the Bronco and Jeep offer impressive engine options, though the Wrangler is the only one available with a diesel. When properly equipped, both SUVs can tow up to 3,500 pounds.


Transmission Options

Ford Bronco

  • 7-speed manual
  • 10-speed automatic

Jeep Wrangler

  • 6-speed manual
  • 8-speed automatic

Size and Ground Clearance

Size is an important consideration in any 2021 Ford Bronco vs. Jeep Wrangler comparison, and which one is bigger will depend on the trim you choose. Both give you plenty to work with for off-road adventures in and around Rice Lake and Hayward.

Ford Bronco

  • Two-Door Wheelbase: 100.4 inches
  • Four-Door Wheelbase: 116.1 inches
  • Maximum Approach Angle: 43.2 degrees
  • Maximum Breakover Angle: 29 degrees
  • Maximum Departure Angle: 37.2 degrees
  • Maximum Ground Clearance: 11.6 inches

Jeep Wrangler

  • Two-Door Wheelbase: 96.8 inches
  • Four-Door Wheelbase: 118.4 inches
  • Maximum Approach Angle: 44 degrees
  • Maximum Breakover Angle: 27.8 degrees
  • Maximum Departure Angle: 37 degrees
  • Maximum Ground Clearance: 10.8 Inches

Buy the Bronco or Wrangler at Don Johnson Motors

If you want to do a Bronco vs. Jeep comparison for yourself, we can help — we’re proud to sell both Ford and Jeep vehicles, so contact us today if the Bronco or Wrangler has caught your eye!

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