1996 Ford Bronco User Reviews

1996 Ford Bronco Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 15 reviews

  • Performance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Appearance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 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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"ride" 5 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"storage" 2 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 10 reviews
"heavy car" 2 reviews

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1987SRV writes:
1996 Ford Bronco XLT 4WD Review
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4

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Great body lines, very maneuverable and tight turning radius, lifted has great ground clearance, good towing capacity and great acceleration amazing freeway mileage.

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Eats a lot of gas during stop and go traffic.

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Favorite Vehicle Of All Time. — 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 stock gears and although it only has 210 hp the 328 ft/lbs of torque makes up for it. It luanches quickly onto the freeway and can handle alomost anything the rugged wilderness can throw at it. I also have a full family roll cage in the rear cargo area. This big truck provides protection for my little ones in the rear seating area. It is tall enough to keep your vital organs above most other vehicle impact areas, yet it is just low enough that you won't go over the top of other vehicles. Fits into the garage with a 6" lift (barely).

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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David writes:
1996 Ford Bronco XLT 4WD Review
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Size, short wheelbase, lots of cargo room, durable.

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SIZE, a little low on hp, milage

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96 Bronco — Great utility vehicle. Bronco is great off road (as long as it's not on narrow trails) and outstanding in the snow. Have had mine every where from the deserts of California to traveling the trails of Kodiak Island, AK. It is definitely a TRUCK and not like the car based SUV's made today which can be a pro or con depending on your likes.

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Ian writes:
1996 Ford Bronco XLT 4WD Review
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5

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Very fun daily driver that is as tough as a tank. Offroad capable but still a good cruiser.

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nothing

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Love It — 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.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Neal writes:
1996 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 4WD Review
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everything

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gas

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Ford Bronco — I take very good care of this Bronco and treat it like it was my child. It is in excellent condition and it is not hard to maintain. To anyone wanting to get one I would recommend getting one for yourself

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Kelly writes:
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Your high up.  Strong and can tow very well.  Even with it's problems runs very well.  It's a Ford :)

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Age has caused some problems.  Gas mileage could be better.

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Great Truck! Even With The Problems This Truck Is Very Responsible. — 5.0 Litre V8 Engine MPG - 13-15 Acceleration - Easy even if a little on the slow side. Interior - 5 seater, large cab, large storage space. Exterior - Maroon, has rust patches over tires. Fun To Drive? - Extremely! Even if built in 1996, this truck can take almost everything, smooth road to tough terrain.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Nick writes:
1996 Ford Bronco XL 4WD Review
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you will never get stuck in mud or snow

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gas mileage

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1996 Bronco — i love my bronco. i have never had any major problems with it. there are quite a few rattles and squeaks but you get used to them after a while. the cost of ownership is crazy espicially if your talking about gas mileage. on a good week i can pull maybe 14mpg. other than that

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

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Dakota writes:
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Goes anywhere

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top heavy

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Badass Off Roader — Best SUV ever made. great off roader. practically a truck. alot can be done to them. parts are usually plentiful. look badass. sound bad ass. great to drive. bad gas mileage. no matter what there tall. you cant beat the 4 wheel drive.

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

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Michael writes:
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Full size Bronco

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Full size Bronco

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It's A Full Size Bronco — What can I say about the Bronco that hasn''t already been said, it's fun, cool, paid for, has a tourqy ass 351 Windsor, super reliable, easy to work on, built like a tank it will go anywhere, Awesome in the snow, easy to park, full size hardware on a Jeep wheelbase, easy to find parts for (F-150 commonality) and looks the part.

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

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Ayla writes:
1996 Ford Bronco XL 4WD Review
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It was a great car for driving "off-road".

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It sucked gas and was huge and hard to maneuver.

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Beastly Bronco — I got it as a hand me down and it was huge for me. I'm tiny and I felt lost in it. It was wide and hard to maneuver, but it was quite the beast. Drove it in a ditch and out no problem. It was a horrible Turquoise color. I hated that...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Toby writes:
1996 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 4WD Review
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rugged contours, durable, dependable

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heavy, fuel thirsty, american

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My First Car — performs just like any SUV normal repair and replacement of parts throughout 11 years of driving, smooth ride & quiet cabin very clean and near new interior, exterior held up well over decade poor gas mileage, moderate maintenance costs, easy DIY service strong character, very fun in mud

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1995 Ford Bronco Reviews

All About Awesome By wrunion

It's a fun truck to own. I get lots of compliments and looks. It's not much on technology but heck, it's 20 years old! If your are looking for a fun truck that's tough, easy to fix, and fun to driv... Read More

My Ride By Hulk28

It was already lifted with big tires. I've always wanted a big truck so when i found this one for the price I had to jump on it. I'm about to put it in the shop for tires and brakes. I have a cold Air... 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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1991 Ford Bronco Reviews

Fun Truck! By andrew_hall94

it is a good truck for off road/ mudding. it has no trouble hauling. strong engine and frame. parts are easy to find. fuel economy isn't the best but that's to be expected in a 5.0 v8 from 1991. Just ... Read More

Lots Of Fun By jayjay101

yes even full size its still a bit tippy decent on fuel not great good brakes now right side blindness even without the cap on definatly a safe ride handles and drives tight and straight powers good... Read More

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