5th Generation (1992—1996) Bronco Problems

This generations ranks 7th out of 102 Ford generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the interior (40%), transmission (40%), and the engine (20%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Gear Shifter Fell Off 1 complaints at an average of 130,000 miles in the 1995 Ford Bronco.
  2. Random Throttle Acceleration 1 complaints at an average of 190,000 miles in the 1996 Ford Bronco.
  3. Not Shifting Properly 1 complaints at an average of 125,231 miles in the 1995 Ford Bronco.

What Bronco Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Ford model years.

Watch out for the 1995 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
1996 1 2 89 0.23
1995 4 2 101 0.76
1994 0 5 93 0.0
1993 0 7 71 0.0
1992 0 4 59 0.0

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