The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has announced that the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport has earned its highest safety rating – Top Safety Pick+.

2021 Ford Bronco Sport

To receive the top award, a vehicle must earn good ratings in all six IIHS crash tests, which includes the driver-side small overlap front, passenger-side small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint tests. The vehicle must also be available with a front crash prevention system that earns advanced or superior ratings in both the vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-pedestrian evaluations, and good or acceptable headlights must be standard on all models.

The Bronco Sport earned a good rating in all of the six crashworthiness tests and its front crash prevention systems earned superior ratings. Lastly the headlights offered on all trims earned a good rating.

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