Compare 2021 Ford Bronco Sport vs 2021 Subaru Crosstrek

2021 Ford Bronco Sport
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Badlands 4x4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Bronco Sport Badlands 4x4 21 26 $31,671 $32,820
Bronco Sport Base 4x4 25 28 $26,417 $26,820
Bronco Sport Big Bend 4x4 25 28 $27,612 $28,320
Bronco Sport First Edition 4x4 21 26 $36,824 $38,160
Bronco Sport Outer Banks 4x4 25 28 $31,189 $32,320
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CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Crosstrek CVT 28 33 $22,348 $23,595
Crosstrek Limited CVT 27 34 $26,411 $27,995
Crosstrek Manual 22 29 $21,108 $22,245
Crosstrek Premium CVT 28 33 $23,318 $24,645
Crosstrek Premium Manual 22 29 $22,078 $23,295
Crosstrek Sport CVT 27 34 $25,027 $26,495
Crosstrek Hybrid CVT N/A N/A $33,201 $35,345
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,671
$22,348
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,820
$23,595
Monthly Payment Estimate
$547 / month
$393 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Ford Bronco Sport carves out a new all-terrain niche for one of the most beloved off-road names in auto history. The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek flexes a more potent available powertrain but still prioritizes safety and capability.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 33 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55.2 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
36.9 36.5
Front Head Room (in)
41.5 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
53.4 55.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 56.7
Second Head Room (in)
41.7 38
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 55.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 43.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 100.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.8 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 104.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.3 71
Track Width, Front (in)
63.4 61
Length, Overall (in)
172.7 176.5
Height, Overall (in)
71.4 63.6
Liftover Height (in)
- 30.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.4 20.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
60.6 55.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
29.4 20.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 42.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 32.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 29.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 64.2
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.6
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 10.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16 16.6
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 35.4
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/65HR17 P225/60HR17
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/65HR17 P225/60HR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2205 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2205 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
220 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
220 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2205 1500
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
250 @ 5500 152 @ 6000
Engine Oil Cooler
None -
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
280 @ 3000 145 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
999 NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 28
Transmission
Trans Type
8 8
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 0.56
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.96 4.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 -
Trans Order Code
448 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.67
Transfer Case Model
Electronic -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.69 4.07 - 0.84
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Trans PTO Access
No -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
3.01 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.90
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Bronco Sport Subaru Crosstrek
Body Code
S -
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.80 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Rear
Independent -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.80 -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 5.9
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Small SUV 4WD
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3188
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-
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2021 Ford Bronco Sport
  • 2021 Bronco Sport selection slowly improving
  • Lease: From $329 for 36 months
  • Rebates: $500 off for all buyers
  • Finance: From 0% for 48 months + rebate
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2021 Subaru Crosstrek
  • 2021 Crosstrek kept in good supply
  • Lease: From $219 for 36 months
  • Rebates: None, but dealer discounting likely
  • Finance: From 0.9% APR for 48 months
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