1983 Ford Bronco User Reviews

1983 Ford Bronco Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 7 reviews

  • Performance:3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars 3.2 / 5
  • Appearance:3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 5
  • Overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5

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"power" 3 reviews
"reliable car" 2 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 5 reviews

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4

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less then a grand invested and it starts up and drives in the worst conditions

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its too big and illegal to drive on the streets

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Fun Tough And Gets Me Places Most Ppl Wouldnt Think Of Going — Performance - not crazy fast but lots of torque spins 40's with out a problem Build Quality - very strong truck cant kill it Appearance - dont look like much but its a mud truck so idc Cost of Ownership - bought cheap, dont break down, so im happy Fun Factor - lots of fun goes through most terrain of what i put her throu

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Tommy writes:
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Four Wheel Drive, and not many are left

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Gas mileage

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It's Alright I Get A Lot Of Compliments On It. — I like this SUV a lot it has the right amount of power and a short wheel base. Gas mileage could be better than what it gets now. Interior needs redone, such as carpet. And needs new paint. I hope to have this vehicle for a long time.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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One of the best vehicles ever to get you through the mud

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Poor fuel economy

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Excellent For Hunting And Fishing — I've owned this truck from the git go...almost 30 years now. It's had more than one engine, the most recent 302 added last year from a 2005 Ford truck with 27,878 miles on it. What more can I say.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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James writes:
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Amazing power and reliability

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GAS

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1983 Lifted Bonco — Performance- It has ford racing crate 351 so it has plenty of acceleration and torque. What's nice is that even though the engine develops lots of torque, it can still wind out to about 6800. Braking can get kinda dicey with a truck like this. the steering already has some wear but because it's lifted it just wanders all over the place when you hit the brakes. Build Quality- FORD: we all know the fix or repair daily and I won't deny it. However, even though it squeeks, rattles, and is by no means one for creature comforts, it has NEVER stranded me.

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Gregory writes:
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4X4 worked great good fuel mileage considering the size. spacious interior

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to big of a gas tank lol cost almost 80 dollars to fill it when gas was still under 2.00 a gallon :(

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To Bad There Gone — My bronco was in need of a new engine but it lasted me amazingly well for the year that i had it b4 i went to the navy i was impressed at fuel economy in a full size SUV such as that i was getting some where around 16 mpg wich is quite impressive for somthing like that to have a 351 v8

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Reliability, good amount of torque, handles well off-road

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25 years + is a lot of wear and tear. Gas Mileage isn;t up to today's standards

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The Bronco — Performance - Asside from poor accelartion, this thing can climb a tree and is very reliable off-road. Build Quality - being 25 years + means there are definitely repairs to be made, but nothing super expensive. My only expensive items are parts I've destroyed doing something stupid. Appearance - This is my favorite body style, something about the chrome trim and the look of the truck just give it a natural aggresive look. Interior is pretty basic. i'm not much into lavish styles though. This is an off-road vehicle and i intend to get some mud inside and out. Cost of Ownership - Gas mileage is actually not bad with the 300 6cyl. Maintenance is always tedious, 4x4s require alot of greasing and suspesion work. Its not bad if you do it all yourself. Fun Factor - Vehicle of my Dreams, I really never want to go with another SUV since i love this one so much. Definitely a fun vehicle in the snow, rain, and dirt.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Cody writes:
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man its a bronco pull the top in summer and cruise

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the body work that I have to do

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The W.i.p — man she's a lil rusty but man i love my new bronco lock the front wheels in and man right now she launches like a rocket plates bout 500 a year and 400km per tank I had it for six hours and already tested the 4 wheel drive out

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1996 Ford Bronco Reviews

Favorite Vehicle Of All Time. By 1987SRV

Love the Bronco for it's body styling, rugged F-series full size safety and towing ability. The short wheel base makes it turn very tightly and it is a lot of fun to drive. I have 35 inch tires with s... Read More

Love It By Ian

Its got decent power for how big it is. It is very reliable with the 5.0 and has never given me any issues. It looks unique around all of the 4 door SUVS and is more fun than they can ever be. Read More

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1995 Ford Bronco Reviews

A Fun, Tough Little Truck. By alyssakirk

the truck is really cool since they are not very common, but i wish it was just a little more reliable. it can tow our boat, or just be a nice cruiser to work. it is a decent truck to have. i like it ... Read More

When America Knew What Building A Great Truck Was. By MrJados

These are the last of when trucks were built right. And unlike anything made today, your average Bronco can just as easily get you to work as it can get you in trouble. Fun trouble. You'll never wa... Read More

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1994 Ford Bronco Reviews

Even With The Flaws Just A Outstanding Suv I Love It By elliottlau77

its a semi project most is complete just the minor details to go now. The gas is horrible but honestly I don't care its a blast , fun to race on the coast, fun as heck to drive in the mud . Custo... Read More

Brono By Dave

Older truck, not bad on the looks. Hasn't left me stranded yet, and i blew the trans. holds its value nicely. 351 is a strong and reliable engine. plenty of cargo space, back seat is roomy. cut off th... Read More

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1993 Ford Bronco Reviews

Fun Fullsize Truck By TERMINATOREX

302 engine is great power... many upgrades......Some mustang upgrades apply to this trucks engine. Can take a 32 tire without lift.... All steel construction.....Does have aftermarket fiberglass panel... Read More

If You Are Somebody Who Lives In The Country Than This Trucks For You. By Dustin

I like my Ford Bronco! I don't care what people say about it. It has 175,000 miles on the odometer, but that's not alot considering it was made in 1993. I think I want to fix it up, but I need to find... Read More

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1992 Ford Bronco Reviews

All Good. By Floyd777

I love my old Bronco. I wanted one and got it used in 1994, and haven't ever let go of it, despite having moved all over the country. It didn't let me down when times were hard. These are out of s... Read More

Love It By griskait

it big and awesome in the snow. Great for trips and weekend out camping. really easy to drive and go around town. If you don't mind the 12 mpg it is a great and fun car. And is really built to last Read More

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