VIDEO: Reviewing the 2023 Ford Bronco Sport Badlands: Ruggedness Redefined

2023 Ford Bronco Sport

If you’re an enthusiast of off-road exploration and rugged capabilities, the 2023 Ford Bronco Sport Badlands is a vehicle that will surely capture your attention. In a recent video by Clark Hewitt from Gary Crossley Ford, Missouri’s #1 volume Ford dealer, the spotlight is cast on the remarkable features and unique qualities of the Cactus Gray Badlands edition of the Bronco Sport. 

Diverse Trim Levels Catering to Every Adventurer's Preference

The 2023 Ford Bronco Sport lineup offers a range of trim levels to suit various preferences and needs. Beginning with the Base and Big Bends trims, then ascending to the Outer Banks and Badlands trims, each adding its own set of features and capabilities. A noteworthy addition to the 2023 lineup is the introduction of the Heritage and Heritage Limited editions, infusing a sense of nostalgia and distinction into the mix. 

Ford Bronco Sport

An Impressive Exterior That's Both Stylish and Rugged

The Cactus Gray Badlands edition, the focus of the video, stands out with its optional Shadow Black painted roof and upgraded Falcon tires, enhancing its off-road stance and aesthetic appeal. This specific Bronco Sport boasts the captivating Cactus Gray exterior color and optional Ebony Roast leather interior, exuding both sophistication and durability. 

Innovative Interior with Technology at Your Fingertips

Inside Bronco Sport, modernity and convenience merge seamlessly. An 8-inch infotainment screen serves as the hub for connectivity and entertainment. The inclusion of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto through SYNC 3 capability ensures that drivers stay seamlessly connected on their journeys. Notably, the push-button start, heated seats, heated steering wheel, and automatic dual climate control make every drive comfortable, regardless of the weather conditions. 

Ford Bronco Sport

Unleashing Off-Road Potential: Badlands Edition Features

The Badlands edition of the Bronco Sport is designed for off-road enthusiasts seeking to conquer challenging terrains. It boasts a terrain management system, off-road suspension, and trail control, akin to an off-road cruise control for low-speed, precise maneuvering. Ford further elevates the experience with the Bronco Off Rodeo program, allowing drivers to explore the vehicle’s true off-road potential under the guidance of skilled instructors! 

Advanced Technology for Safety and Control

Safety and control are paramount in the Bronco Sport Badlands edition. The inclusion of the G.O.A.T. Modes (Go Over Any Terrain) empowers drivers with customizable drive modes suited for diverse environments. From normal and eco settings to specialized modes like mud-ruts, sand, and rock crawl (unique to the Badlands edition), the Bronco Sport adapts effortlessly to different conditions. Engaging Rock Crawl mode automatically locks the 4-wheel drive and rear end, making it optimal for rugged trails. 

Intuitive Driving Experience

The Bronco Sport Badlands edition seamlessly combines comfort and performance. The steering wheel features a range of controls, including Bluetooth capability, paddle shifters, and screen management. The Ford Co-Pilot 360 package integrates Pre-Collision Assist, Lane-Keeping assist, BLIS (Blindspot monitoring), Auto High Beams and rear-view camera to enhance driver confidence and safety. Additionally, the optional Co-pilot360 Assist+ packages include Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop-and-go, Lane Centering and Speed Sign recognition, along with Evasive Steering Assist and Voice-Activated Touchscreen Navigation to offer the ultimate driving experience! 

Ford Bronco Sport

Powerful Engine Options and Practical Features

Under the hood, the Bronco Sport Badlands edition offers a choice between the 1.5-liter 3-cylinder engine and the more robust 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine, unique to the Badlands trim. Signature LED Bronco lighting and optional fog lamps illuminate the path ahead, while tow hooks and a front-facing camera reinforce its readiness for adventure. 

Versatility and Convenience

The Bronco Sport‘s cargo management system provides tiered storage options, ensuring that your gear and essentials are organized and accessible. A rear hatch and glass opening feature harken back to the convenience of older Ford models, making loading and unloading a breeze. 

The 2023 Ford Bronco Sport Badlands edition stands as a testament to Ford’s commitment to adventure, innovation, and driver comfort. With its versatile trim options, advanced off-road features, and cutting-edge technology, the Bronco Sport embraces the spirit of exploration while providing a seamless driving experience. Whether you’re navigating city streets or tackling challenging trails, the Bronco Sport Badlands edition offers a fusion of ruggedness and refinement that is sure to captivate any adventure enthusiast. 



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