With rear or all wheel drive, this truck could be purchased for the consumer's needs.
The engine was a bit weak for a utility vehicle, with only a V6 option available, making 115 - 140 horsepower, depending on engine choice.
This vehicle has been part of a controversy involving rollover crashes. There have been many rollover fatalities in Bronco II's, but studies have not been able to show that there are more than in other SUVs. SUVs in general tend to rollover more because they have a higher center of gravity.
Lift kit modifications are very popular with this vehicle, along with big monster tires. You can find parts for these types of mods on eBay. You can also find many listings for used Bronco II's, from beater to mint condition.