1989 Ford Bronco User Reviews

1989 Ford Bronco Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 15 reviews

  • Performance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Appearance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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TERMINATOREX writes:
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4

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Very strong runner,accepts fairly large tires before needing to add a lift.

Cons

Rust in an issue if your not a person who cleans you truck.....was not an issue for me

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Veey Reliable Vehical — Durable workhorse truck. I have the inline V6. After buying it as a toy to drive around and listen to music, i realized what a great buy it was. The gas milage is great after air filter,exaust and TBS (custom add-ons). I recommend this truck to anyone.

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Tows Anything Out Of A Hole — Build Quality: only been stuck once from high centering it, and the truck has needed different things over the years ive had it but over all its a work horse and i love it Car Comparisons: i just love broncos and i had one before and this one was worth the money

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Karl writes:
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Strong/ sturdy, turning radius, fun

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fuel economy, acceleration

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1989 Ford Bronco — It is a 302 ci/ 5 liter with a little under average acceleration but the turning is amazing because of its truck turning and car wheel base. I would suggest a 351 ci engine for it but a 302 still does fine for anything from daily driving, off-roading and even towing. The body is built strong and the only rust problem I have had on it was the typical bottom of the tailgate which i did not have to replace even after 20 years but did anyway because I repainted it. The fuel economy is pretty awful: 10 to 15 miles to the gallon. But on the bright side there are so many different things you can do with it, like putting a lift kit on it and going off-roading with it, or towing things.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Mikel writes:
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never had any problems, held value well

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none

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It Was A Beast — It had flawless paint, perfect interior 60,000 miles drove like a dream never got stuck even when i tried

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No Worries Off Or On Road, Its The Best Ford. — I have found my 1989 Ford Bronco with the 5.0 liter in it the best off roader. I never worry about getting stuck, the gas mileage isnt all that bad. It has much room inside, and is very nice both inside and out. A very solid and sturdy truck, on of the finest, I have driven a variety of old Trucks and I have found the Bronco to be the best.

Owner for 9 years, 10 months

Miles Driven per Year:15,000

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Rachel writes:
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It can go anywhere,it's a hoss!!

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nothing

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Fun!!! — I LOVE IT!! It can go anywhere,conquer anything,haul anything. The more you throw at it the more it can dish it back out. It's fun to drive in any season!! Load up and conquer the road. The only thing it won't pass up is a gas station. ;)

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

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Chris writes:
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The ability to go where most can't.

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The gas mileage is very bad especially once the truck is modifies with bigger tires and a suspension lift.

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Bronco, A Classic Suv That Can Handle Anything You Throw At It. — The Bronco for me is a wonderful vehicle. When you need to get away from the fast times in the city the Bronco will take you there. There is a very strong cult following of the Bronco and you can see numerous amounts of them at every offroad rally and meet. One of the top SUV's in the American market in its hey day the Bronco still survives and is loved by many!

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

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great in the mud

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loud rattles alot

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Lifted Mud Slinging 1989 Ford Bronco — 351 w with a edelbrock torker 2 intake 750 Demon Carb edekbrock PERFORMER RPM HYDRAULIC ROLLER CAMSHAFT headers and dual pipes and msd 4 INCH BODY 3 INCH SP 36 inch tsl mud swampers posi rear going to paint and finish the body work this summer

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

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James writes:
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would take me where i wanted 2 go!!

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the tiwn track beam front end need a soild axle in it!!!

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Got It Cheap Then I Beat It And Broke It And Fixed It Did It All Over Again!! — what can i say it was the best time of my life didnt have a care in the world. every one loved it when they hoped in with no top on it and i took off the doors!!!! that was a time taking it 4wheeling all of the time working on it i wish i could find another one 2 rebuild!! i put a 4 speed in it from a 1982 ford bronco and 208 transfercase took the top snd doors off put in a set of 33x12.5x15 tires and just took it out drove it around untell i broke it and then fixed it !! gas mileage sucked but u have 2 think i did alot of things 2 it so it was my falt on that one!!

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

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Stephen writes:
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4x4, over 200hp

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it's not in great condition

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1989 Full Size Bronco — It needs some tlc, but it's a tank... the passenger window doesn't work, the rear door and windows don't work... but it's lifted and the 4x4 works after 21 years. On top of it, the engine has to be pretty out of spec with no signs of quitting... I love it

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

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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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