1986 Ford Bronco XLT 5.0 EFI from North America
You will be hard pressed to find a more rugged stock SUV, past or future.
Lots of small things have gone out, but being a 30 year old truck, nothing I wouldn't expect at some point or another; rear window motor, power brake booster, in tank fuel pump, inertia switch, fuel pump relay, etc. All things that wear out after 30 years. Anything on this truck is cheap at a parts store.
This truck is awesome. I can't say enough good things about the full size Bronco, specifically the 1985 and 1986 (mine) models, being that they are fuel injected yet retain the non wrap around headlights. The "square body". No truck is more accessible than the Ford F150 that these Broncos are built around; so much room yet parts are simple and cheap, and are still in standard, not metric. I bought my truck in 2013 from San Diego and drove it all the way to Indiana in 48 hours. It was still all stock at the time. That's reliability right there. I don't know of any other truck manufacturer that has products stand the test of time the way this 1986 Ford Bronco has. I planned to be buried with the key to this truck.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 20th May, 2016